Central banks considering interlinked CBDC options

Agustín Carstens
Agustín Carstens
Photo: BIS

Central banks are weighing up several options for linking together their proposed digital currencies, according to a new survey by the Bank for International Settlements.

The BIS has proposed three possible models for cross-border central bank digital currency (CBDC) links, general manager Agustín Carstens said in remarks today (March 31). On a basic level, central banks could simply agree common standards. An intermediate step would be to build separate CBDCs with shared interfaces or a common

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