BIS joins France and Switzerland's central banks on cross-border CBDC project

BIS joins France and Switzerland's central banks on cross-border CBDC project

The central bank digital currency project will test cross-border settlement between French and Swiss fiat currencies. The Bank of France and the Swiss National Bank are teaming up with the Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub to test a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) system dubbed “Project Jura.”According to a release by the Bank of France on Thursday, the Project Jura pilot study will also draw participation from a private consortium led by global service company Accenture. Other establishments in the private consortium include Credit Suisse, UBS, SIX Digital....


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