World Economic Forum Debuts Framework for Central Bank Digital Currency

World Economic Forum Debuts Framework for Central Bank Digital Currency

The World Economic Forum has released a toolkit for policymakers regarding the creation of central bank digital currencies. The World Economic Forum (WEF) — together with some of the world’s major central banks — has created a central bank digital currency (CBDC) policymaker toolkit.According to an announcement  on Jan. 22, the toolkit is the WEF’s attempt to help policy-makers understand whether deploying a CBDC would be advantageous and guide them through its design.The WEF…

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Korea’s Oldest Bank Is Building a Blockchain-Based Security System

Korea’s Oldest Bank Is Building a Blockchain-Based Security System

A blockchain and a fintech startup partnered with South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, to develop a blockchain-based security solution. South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, partnered with two other companies to develop a blockchain-based security solution.Korea’s Shinhan bank to enhance security with blockchainAccording to a report published on Aug. 14 by local news outlet TheKoreaTimes, Shinhan Bank signed a memorandum of understanding with financial technology startup Ground X and blockchain developer Hexlant to…

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