Central Bank Digital Currency Could Go Live This Year

A form of central bank issued digital currency (CBDC) could go live this year, according to Antony Lewis, R3 director of research, cash and CBDC strategy, speaking on panel of experts at the Deconomy conference this week at the Walkerhill Hotel in South Korea.

All panelists speaking on “Industry Evolution Through Distributed Ledger” were hopeful that CBDC will be launched for select financial institutions. Lewis believes that blockchain technology will be used by select financial institutions.

Reference: https://www.ccn.com/cbdc-could-go-live-this-year-r3-research-director-claims/

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