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Digital Yuan

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China and Kazakhstan Sign CBDC Collaboration Agreement

The People’s Bank of China and the National Bank of Kazakhstan have signed an agreement to collaborate on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). This collaboration agreement, formalized during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kazakhstan, aims to enhance CBDC research through joint initiatives and professional development. China and Kazakhstan to Collaborate on Central Bank Digital Currencies […]

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Tencent Tests Use Cases for Trading Settlements Using Digital Yuan and Mbridge

Tencent, the Chinese tech giant, was revealed to be participating in the tests that the Chinese institutions have completed using Mbridge, a CBDC-enabled cross-borders settlement platform. Tencent participated through its international settlements arm Tenpay, which piloted the use case of the Chinese CBDC, the digital yuan, to settle e-commerce exports using Mbridge’s rails. Tencent Participated

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Chinese Gang Arrested for Exploiting Digital Yuan

In Zhejiang province, China, a criminal gang exploited digital yuan accounts to illegally cash out over 200,000 yuan ($27,566) within four days. The digital yuan, or e-CNY, is the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) central bank digital currency (CBDC), which has experienced substantial growth in usage. Adoption has reached 260 million wallets across 25 cities,

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HSBC China Introduces Digital Yuan Services for Corporate Clients

HSBC Bank (China) Ltd. announced on Friday the launch of digital yuan (e-CNY) services for corporate clients, becoming one of the first international banks to provide these services to both corporate and retail customers. The e-CNY, or digital yuan, is China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) issued by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). Following

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Digital Yuan App Drops ‘Pilot’ Description, Hints at Change to Production Ready Status

The digital yuan app, which services users of the Chinese CBDC, has dropped the ‘pilot’ label from its name without any announcement, prompting speculation about an upcoming move to production stages. While local Chinese news outlets explained that this change had to do with app requirements, some expect this might be a step before its

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China Pushes Digital Yuan for Wage Payments in Changshu

Changshu, a city in China with more than 1.5 million inhabitants, will pay public workers’ wages with the Chinese central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital yuan. The move marks an acceleration of the adoption plans that Beijing has for the digital currency, which has been included in some limited programs before. Public Employees in

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Russia Launching Payment System With ‘No Restrictions’ — Digital Currencies to Be Completely Unrestricted

Russia is launching a new payment system that is “bound by no restrictions” where digital currencies could be used in cross-border payments, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. “Two parties come to an agreement, make settlement payments, and no other country could step in and freeze such payments,” the top official explained. Digital Currency ‘Bound

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Digital Real Pilot to Run on Ethereum-Compatible, Permissioned Blockchain

According to the Central Bank of Brazil, the digital real pilot project will use an Ethereum-compatible, permissioned blockchain for the issuance of the tokenized version of the country’s currency. Hyperledger Besu, the open-source platform elected for the tests, will allow the project to run without any licensing costs and to deal with maintenance costs later,

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China’s Wechat Adds Support for Digital Yuan Payments

Chinese social media platform Wechat has introduced support for the state-backed digital yuan in its popular payment app. Over a billion users will now ostensibly be able to take advantage of fast payments with the digital currency issued by the People’s Bank of China. Wechat Pay Follows Alipay in Integrating Payments With Digital Yuan The

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Chinese Economist Urges Government to Reconsider Crypto Ban — Warns of Missed Tech Opportunities

An economics professor and former adviser to the People’s Bank of China has urged the Chinese government to reconsider its ban on cryptocurrencies. He warned that banning crypto activities could result in missed opportunities that are “very valuable” to regulated financial systems. Chinese Economist Warns of Missed Opportunities Due to Crypto Ban A former adviser

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