Dua raksasa perbankan, HSBC dan IBM, mengumumkan keberhasilan mereka melakukan uji coba cross-realm dan end-to-end pada transaksi aset.
Dengan demikian, mereka juga telah menyelesaikan sekuritas dan valas yang melahirkan wallet digital untuk dua mata uang digital bank sentral (CBDC).
Russia’s central bank has made a revelation regarding the country’s crypto transaction volume. The central bank noted that the country participates heavily when it comes to trading and investments in cryptocurrency. According to the report, the annual crypto transaction volume in the country reached RUB 350 billion ($5 billion).
But the report didn’t say whether the estimation was based on the price of Bitcoin (BTC), which has surged impressively since the report was made in July this year. The report also confirmed Russia’s position as one of the top players in the $2.8 trillion crypto market.
Susan Friedman, head of policy at Ripple, will sit on the Digital Pound Foundation board.
The provider of blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, Ripple has announced it is joining the Digital Pound Foundation (DPF), a non-profit organisation focused on the development and implementation of a digital Pound in the UK.
The Bank of Japan is keen aiming to guarantee seamless integration of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) with the current payment architecture. While Japan’s CBDC plans are now in the research stage, one executive of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), Shinichi Uchida, has insisted that simplicity will help in pushing the central bank’s design thesis for the digital yen.
The Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) development in Hong Kong reached a milestone after the monetary authority successfully introduced its Whitepaper document. Following an extensive collaboration with the BIS Innovation Hub, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) released a technical Whitepaper.