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Digital Euro on the horizon? Central Bank of France to experiment with crypto for interbank settlements
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Digital Euro on the horizon? Central Bank of France to experiment with crypto for interbank settlements

The Central Bank of France wants to experiment with digital asset technology to improve interbanking abilities, according to this “Call to Apply” document that came out last Monday, on March 30th. The document lists all of the desires and goals that the bank has with cryptocurrency. At the moment, they are looking for third party help to drive their understanding of the technologies. They are looking to use blockchain technology for the achievement of a few interests and goals. Their interest is two-fold. One, to explore the possibilities offered by crypto technology. Two, to identify concrete cases for integrating CBDC (central bank digital currency) in the process of clearing and settlement of tokenized financial assets. The document continues to list three specific g...