Hong Kong's de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday.
IHS Markit is developing a blockchain-based system to handle cash payments in syndicated loans – and eventually, in a wider range of transactions.
Norges Bank has released a report suggesting it might one day launch a digital currency as citizens continue to turn away from physical money.
The Supreme Court of India has decided to hear crypto-related cases with respect to the news from RBI stopping banks from dealing with cryptos.
Fed governor Lael Brainard has said that cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat, and there is "no compelling need" for a Fed-issued digital currency.
The High Court of Delhi has recognized a petition over the Reserve Bank of India's ban on banks engaging with cryptocurrency services.
The Bank of Japan said it has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency due to concerns over financial stability.
The Bank of England is examining how to maintain data privacy over a DLT network while still allowing a regulatory window into transactions.
Swiss National Bank Governing Board member Andrea Maechler sees value in blockchain, but argues central banks should stay out of consumer payments.
Lael Brainard, a governor at the U.S. Federal Reserve, has said bitcoin and its peers raise investor protection and money laundering concerns.