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Banque de France governor François Villeroy de Galhau says the bank's wholesale CBDC experiments will ensure it's ready to bring central bank money as a settlement asset as early as 2023. (Horacio Villalobos/ Getty)
France Starts Second Stage of Wholesale CBDC Experiments, Central Bank Governor Says
Banque de France head François Villeroy de Galhau said the work ensures that France stands ready to bring central bank money as a settlement asset as early as 2023.
Banque de France governor François Villeroy de Galhau says the bank's wholesale CBDC experiments will ensure it's ready to bring central bank money as a settlement asset as early as 2023. (Horacio Villalobos/ Getty)

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French Central Bank Completes First Stage of Its CBDC Experiments
The final stage of the first tranche of experiments consisted of the issuance of a digital bond on a blockchain with settlement in CBDC.
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Banque de France Calls for Further Examination of Wholesale CBDCs
A wholesale CBDC would be of benefit to cross-border payments, the bank concluded.
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France Tests CBDC Flows With Singapore Using Automated Liquidity Pool
Running on JPMorgan’s Onyx blockchain, it was the first cross-border CBDC transaction to use automated-market-making smart contracts.
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Banque de France Extends Wholesale CBDC Experiment
The French central bank used a CBDC to simulate the settlement of securities trading.
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French Central Bank Trials Digital Currency for Interbank Settlement
The pilot involved the settlement on a private blockchain of around €2 million.
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French Central Bank Chief Eyes Public-Private Partnership for Possible Digital Euro
The governor of the Banque de France said private-sector involvement could benefit a future digital euro initiative.
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French Central Bank Puts Out Call for Digital Currency Experiments
France's central bank is calling for digital currency proposals with an experiment that moves it to the front of Europe's CBDC debate.
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French Central Bank Job Posting Reveals Digital Currency Program
Banque de France is seeking a blockchain analyst who will help the bank define a program for implementing digital currency.
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France's Central Bank: Keep Financial Institutions Out of Crypto
A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies.
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