Switzerland planning stablecoin and live wholesale CBDC pilots

Switzerland planning stablecoin and live wholesale CBDC pilots

Source: Ledger Insights Last week the Swiss National Bank (SNB) outlined its Swiss payments vision. The central bank has already conducted various wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) tests. Now it plans to issue a real wholesale CBDC on the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) for a limited time. It is also exploring a private token […]

David Chaum Rolls Out Privacy-Protecting CBDC Technology

David Chaum Rolls Out Privacy-Protecting CBDC Technology

Source: Coindesk Will central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) replace cash and bank transfers in the future? And will they be an ultimate tool for financial surveillance and control, or is another, more benign future possible? David Chaum, creator of the Bitcoin predecessor eCash and, more recently, the Elixxir cryptocurrency, believes the democratic world can have a version of […]

BIS and central banks of France, Singapore and Switzerland to explore cross-border CBDC trading and settlement using DeFi protocols

BIS and central banks of France, Singapore and Switzerland to explore cross-border CBDC trading and settlement using DeFi protocols

Source: BIS The BIS Innovation Hub is launching a new project around central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and Decentralised Finance (DeFi) protocols as part of its 2022 work programme. Project Mariana explores automated market makers (AMM) for the cross-border exchange of hypothetical Swiss franc, euro and Singapore dollar wholesale CBDCs. It will seek to examine the potential […]

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