• The European Central Bank (ECB) has released CBDC privacy options

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has released CBDC privacy options0

    When it comes to CBDCs, one of the most common public worries is the possibility for privacy invasion, the European Central Bank (ECB) has released a presentation addressing this topic, stating that the Eurosystem should only have access to the bare minimum of transaction data, and that user anonymity is not a desired design option.

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  • The Philippines’ central bank will conduct a wholesale trial CBDC

    The Philippines’ central bank will conduct a wholesale trial CBDC0

    As part of its efforts to strengthen the stability of the country’s payment system, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will start a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project called CBDCPh. BSP governor Benjamin Dionko said at an annual policymakers’ roundtable that the central bank’s pilot will examine the possibility of deploying CBDCs

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  • Tanzanian officials want international clarity on CBDCs and cryptocurrencies

    Tanzanian officials want international clarity on CBDCs and cryptocurrencies0

    Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan instructed the country’s finance chiefs to prepare for cryptocurrencies just over a year ago, and now financial industry authorities are demanding for a clearer global stance on central bank digital currency (CBDC) and crypto-assets. Mwigulu Nchemba, the Finance and Planning Minister, and Florens Luoga, the central bank governor, are said

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