G7 to Discuss Digital Currency Standards, Crypto Regulation

Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies will consider how best to help developing countries introduce central bank digital currencies (CBDC) consistent with appropriate international standards, Japan’s top currency diplomat Masato Kanda said on Tuesday. The move will be among key themes of G7 discussions that Japan chairs this year, as part of efforts to address […]

India’s Digital Rupee Fails to Excite Interest, Bankers Say

A month into India’s pilot project for using an official digital rupee for inter-bank and institutional transactions, stakeholders are seeing no benefits, several bankers said. Seven bankers told Reuters that using the e-rupee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was much the same as internet-based banking that users were already satisfied with. The RBI […]