Panellists divided on merits of central bank digital currency


The jury is still out on whether central banks should issue digital forms of central bank money, a discussion by senior policymakers has shown.

As part of celebrations of the Deutsche Bundesbank’s sixtieth birthday on June 14, central bankers from around the world discussed what impact various forms of fintech innovation could have on the future of central banking.

“The intensity with which we discuss this topic doesn’t really match the knowledge we have about how these technologies are affect