Governor Erkki Liikanen was quoted as saying during remarks at the event:
The Bank of Finland held the event in partnership with the country’s Ministry of Finance. The seminar took place on 24th No... Read More
According to Bloomberg, the planned proof-of-concept will be supported by blockchain consortium R3CEV, as well as eight banks and an unnamed local stock exchange. The Development Bank of Singapore, HS... Read More
As profiled in The Financial Times today, Riksbank said it is facing pressure to make the switch following a decline in domestic cash use. (According to the report, the amount of notes in circulation ... Read More
Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard is scheduled to issue new remarks on blockchain technology later this week.
On 7th October, Brainard will speak at the Institute of International Finance ... Read More
Hauser remarked that financial technology more broadly would shape the way the central bank develops new systems, going on to highlight distributed ledgers in particular. Yet he struck a conservative ... Read More
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