BIS releases full report on mBridge wholesale CBDC platform after successful pilot

BIS releases full report on mBridge wholesale CBDC platform after successful pilot

Source: Cointelegraph The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has released the full details of its mBridge pilot project to use central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) for foreign exchange. Commercial banks in four jurisdictions made cross-border transfers using CBDCs and distributed ledger (blockchain) technology in the project, which was heralded as a success. Twenty commercial banks in Hong Kong, […]

Landmark International CBDC Test Deemed Success, BIS Says

Source: Coindesk A project involving multiple Asian central bank digital currencies (CBDC) has been badged a success, facilitating over $22 million in foreign-exchange transactions, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Tuesday. The trial, described as the first of its kind ever, used a custom-built distributed-ledger technology platform, is supported by central banks from China, […]

The Bank of Thailand to pilot Retail CBDC by the end of 2022

Original Source: Cointelegraph On top of its wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) projects and proof-of-concept Retail CBDC testing with corporates, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) will extend the scope of CBDC development aimed at retail to a pilot phase. A possible real-life application of the “Retail CBDC” will be conducted inside the private sector on a […]