Tag "Bank of France"

BIS and 7 Central Banks Launch Project Agorá for Tokenised Cross-Border Payments

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in concert with seven prominent central banks, has embarked on an exploratory project known as Project Agorá aiming to modernise international monetary transactions. This initiative, named after the Greek word for marketplace, aims to

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BIS, France, Singapore, and Switzerland Report Success in Cross-Border Wholesale CBDCs Test

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in collaboration with the central banks of France, Singapore, and Switzerland, have concluded “Project Mariana“. This project examined the cross-border trading and settlement of wholesale central bank digital currencies (wCBDCs) using state-of-the-art decentralized finance

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5 Central Bank Backed Blockchain Projects That Could Make the World a Better Place

Central banks across the globe are no stranger to the concept of blockchain. In fact, according to a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report, at least 40 central banks across the globe are working in some capacity with blockchain and

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