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BIS: CBDC Research Gaining Steam but Widespread Issuance Years Away

The monetary revolution will be digitized … but for the vast majority of earthlings likely not anytime soon, according to central bank digital currency (CBDC) research published Wednesday by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).To get there, though, 86% of the central banks surveyed in BIS’ third annual CBDC questionnaire

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

Central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, are entering the “advanced stages” of engagement as nations around the world look to capitalize on blockchain technology, according to a new report by the Bank for International Settlements.In its latest survey of CBDC development, the BIS shows that central banks representing roughly a

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A crypto New Year’s resolution: Modernize security infrastructure

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a banner year for the digital-asset space. Bitcoin (BTC) soared past its previous high, and many other prominent cryptocurrencies reached their highest levels since the heyday of 2017 and early 2018. Across the financial services industry, institutional voices are expressing reinvigorated interest

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