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The EU is currently pondering whether to issue its own CBDC, a digital euro (D3Damon/Getty Images)
Major Banks Urge Caution With European Union's CBDC Plans
The European Commission should evaluate the impact of issuing a digital euro, the Institute of International Finance said.
The EU is currently pondering whether to issue its own CBDC, a digital euro (D3Damon/Getty Images)

European Commission official Mairead McGuinness (Alexandros Michailidis/SOOC/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
EU Consultation Looks at Issues With a Digital Euro
The union's executive branch got the ball rolling Tuesday on the legislation needed to issue such a currency.
European Commission official Mairead McGuinness (Alexandros Michailidis/SOOC/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

The European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany (Holger Leue/Getty Images)
Europe's CBDC Designers Wrestle With Privacy Issues
The European Central Bank will likely to opt for a centralized solution for its new digital euro, raising questions about state snooping.
The European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany (Holger Leue/Getty Images)

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Crypto Remains a Threat: ECB Chief Christine Lagarde
Crypto service providers are accomplices to circumventing Russia sanctions, Lagarde said during an appearance at the Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Summit on Tuesday.
ECB President Christine Lagarde (Alex Kraus/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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ECB Moves to Start Digital Euro Project
The ECB has been discussing the potential launch of a eurozone central bank digital currency since the beginning of the year.
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European Central Bank Can Better Protect Digital Payment Privacy, Exec Board Member Says
Privacy in the digital euro is a focal point for Europeans as are concerns of security and interoperability.
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Morgan Stanley Says Digital Euro Could Deplete Bank Deposits by 8%: Report
Smaller countries such as Greece, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia would be hit the hardest.
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Bitcoin Winning Streak Now at 7 Days as Fresh Stimulus Keeps Inflation Bet Alive
Some analysts predict this rally could push bitcoin past $60,000 for the first time.
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ECB Speeds €1.85T Stimulus Program as Lagarde Frets Over 'Premature Tightening'
The overall program's size was left intact, along with the March 2022 end date, but the pace of stimulus is now set to increase.
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