Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

March 9, 2021
Central banks around the world have taken an interest in CBDC for different reasons, ranging from raising financial inclusion to eliminating cash use. In Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Retail CBDC Global Developments, Payments Canada explores... Read more about Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Retail CBDC Global Developments
January 18, 2021
Payments Canada has published Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Retail Considerations, the latest in a series of educational papers on CBDC. This paper explores the design considerations for implementation of a retail CBDC in the Canadian... Read more about Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Retail Considerations
November 20, 2020
Payments Canada has published Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): The Fundamentals, the first in a series of educational papers on CBDC. The fundamentals paper explores the motivations for CBDC issuance in Canada and outlines the differences... Read more about Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): The Fundamentals
November 19, 2020
The concept of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) has been a topic in the payments ecosystem for some time 1 for interbank payments as well as everyday transactions. In payment systems around the world, large banks settle daily obligations... Read more about Introduction: Payments Canada’s CBDC Series