January 28, 2021

Central banks must play ‘pivotal role’ in digital money, says BIS exec

Speaking at the Hoover Institution policy seminar on Jan. 27, Agustín Carstens argued for central banks to be front and center in issuing and controlling digital […]
January 28, 2021

Central banks representing a fifth of world’s population likely to issue CBDC in 3 years: BIS

In its latest survey of CBDC development, the BIS indicates that central banks representing nearly a fifth of the world’s population are set to introduce a […]
January 22, 2021

The central bank of central banks is building a CBDC settlement platform

According to its annual work program, BISIH, plans to explore thefeasibility of faster and cheaper cross-border payments using centralbank digital currencies. BISIH also noted that it […]
November 14, 2020

BIS head says physical cash still important

BIS Innovation Hub head Benoît Cœuré believes that physical cash will retain its importance. Cœuré mentioned in an interview on Thursday: “In the euro area, unlike […]