Banque de France tests digital currency-based securities settlement

Banque de France tests digital currency-based securities settlement

The Bank of France has completed a central bank digital currency pilot for securities transactions in collaboration with Swiss crypto bank SEBA. The central bank of France — Banque de France — is continuing its work on the development of a European central bank digital currency (CBDC).On Monday the bank officially announced the successful completion of a CBDC experiment with major Switzerland-based cryptocurrency bank SEBA.Conducted in collaboration with SEBA, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, and Luxembourg central securities depository LuxCSD, the experiment used a CBDC to simulate the....


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