Is Russia on Its Way to Adopting Its Own State-Backed CryptoRuble?

Russia may be on the way to adopting its own central bank digital currency, according to Anatoly Aksakov, chair of the State Duma’s Financial Market Committee. The Russian Parliament is studying three bills, introduced in March, to regulate smart contracts, digital currencies,

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Bank of Israel Doesn’t Recommend Launching Bank-Backed e-Shekel

The central bank of Israel has published a summary of the work of its interdepartmental team to examine central bank digital currency and its eventual use in the country’s financial system. The research found there are no proper grounds

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IBM Survey: No Major Central Bank Will Implement CBDCs in the Near-Term

A report on central bank digital currencies has found that 61% of institutions don’t think a blockchain is necessary due to low efficiency gains during trials. IBM Survey Finds That Central Banks Won’t Be Introducing CBDCs in Near-Term The report was

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