• Anthony Hill

Central bank group assess central bank digital currencies

Press release | 21 January 2020


The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank, together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to share experiences as they assess the potential cases for central bank digital currency (CBDC) in their home jurisdictions.


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BIS Alert - Central bankers' speeches 

Claudia Buch: A changing economy - should policymakers act? 23 January 2020 Speech by Prof Claudia Buch, Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at the New Year's reception of the Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Cologne, 9 January 2020.

Christine Lagarde: ECB press conference - introductory statement 23 January 2020 Introductory statement by Ms Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, and Mr Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 23 January 2020.

Christina Segal-Knowles: Responding to leaps in payments - from unbundling to stablecoins 23 January 2020 Speech by Ms Christina Segal-Knowles, Executive Director for Financial Market Infrastructure Directorate of the Bank of England, at the Westminster Business Forum, London, 22 January 2020.

Pablo Hernández de Cos: The competitiveness of the Spanish economy - from recent achievements to medium-term challenges 21 January 2020 Speech by Mr Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor of the Bank of Spain and Chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the Spain Investors Day, Madrid, 14 January 2020.

Yandraduth Googoolye: Risk-Based Approach to Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Supervision 21 January 2020 Keynote address by Mr Yandraduth Googoolye, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, at the Seminar on "Risk-Based Approach to AML/CFT Supervision", organised by the IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for Southern Africa (AFRITAC South) in collaboration with the Bank of Mauritius, Port Louis, 21 January 2020.

Christine Lagarde: Frankfurt and Europe in a new decade 21 January 2020 Speech by Ms Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, at the New Year's Reception of the City of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, 16 January 2020.

Randal K Quarles: Spontaneity and order - transparency, accountability, and fairness in bank supervision 21 January 2020 Speech by Mr Randal K Quarles, Vice Chair for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the American Bar Association Banking Law Committee Meeting 2020, Washington DC, 17 January 2020.

Michelle W Bowman: The outlook for housing 21 January 2020 Speech by Ms Michelle W Bowman, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the 2020 Economic Forecast Breakfast, Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, 16 January 2020.

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