Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

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