G7 leaders issue central bank digital currency guidelines

G7 leaders issue central bank digital currency guidelines

Financial leaders from the G7 agree that CBDCs would complement cash and should not be detrimental to the monetary system. Group of Seven advanced economic nations has been discussing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) this week, concluding that they should “do no harm” and meet rigorous standards.Finance leaders from the G7 met in Washington on Oct. 13 to discuss central bank digital currencies and endorsed 13 public policy principles regarding their implementation.The G7, which comprises Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S., mandated that any newly launched....


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