July 18, 2016Blog Posts

Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Boost GDP, Bank of England Says


The Bank of England has released new research suggesting that a central bank-issued digital currency could lead to an increase in gross domestic product. The conclusions were drawn from a working paper published today that examined how a central bank-backed digital currency (referred to as a CBDC in the paper) could yield macroeconomic benefits, while providing banking regulators a clearer picture of the financial system.


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