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Commercial banks sharply increase provisions to cover bad debts | Bank and finance

Although the bad debts of many commercial banks are still below the 3% threshold allowed by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), anticipating the potential risks of loans affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, many commercial banks have sharply increased their provisions to cover bad debts. debts. Statistics from securities companies …

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Uganda: Commercial Banks Should Provide Affordable Services – Bahati

The Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Mr. David Bahati, called on commercial banks in Uganda to provide affordable financial services as a way to boost financial inclusion in the country. According to Bahati, the government expects the financial sector to help educate its clients on how to …

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Central bank eases regulation of state-owned commercial banks

FE REPORT | Posted: September 06, 2021, 9:34 a.m. | Update: Sept. 07, 2021, 10:26 a.m. The central bank has relaxed regulations allowing state commercial banks (SoCBs) to participate in the Green Transformation Fund (GTF), officials said. As part of the easing, banks are now allowed to participate in the …

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Commercial banks set up Chinese office in Singapore

February 12, 2018, Citi bank branch in Singapore’s central business district. Huiying Ore | Bloomberg | Getty Images Singapore — The city’s commercial banking division has set up a Chinese office in Singapore to help “emerging” Chinese companies expand into urban states and Southeast Asia, the bank told CNBC. Commercial …

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Government to borrow Rs4.8tr from commercial banks

KARACHI: The government plans to borrow Rs.480 trillion from commercial banks over the next three months against the issuance of its sovereign bonds such as Pakistani investment bonds (GDP), treasury bills to partially repay the previous debt and partly to finance its projects. The breakdown suggests that the finance ministry …

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Afghanistan dispatches: “commercial banks run out of US dollars” – JURIST – News

EXCLUSIVE JURIST – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan file reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, a lawyer from Kabul with experience in the country’s financial sector presents his observations and perspective on the circumstances facing the country’s banks and …

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Cal Bank offers lowest interest rate among commercial banks in Ghana

“The rates represent the average of all interest rates applicable to all loan products for borrowers, as reported by the respective universal banks to the Bank of Ghana,” the BoG document notes. The BoG document revealed that CalBank’s lending rate at the end of July 2021 was 15.97%. Guaranty Trust …

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Nigerians Respond as EFFC Calls on Commercial Banks to Ask Their Customers’ Source of Income Legit.ng

Mixed reactions followed the recent request from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency recently asked commercial banks to ask their clients’ source of income. According to some Nigerians, the agency should also ask to know the origin of the poverty of certain clients who have nothing …

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The gap between the commercial bank lending rate and the monetary policy of the Bank of Ghana (BoG)

His summit call was mainly based on the fact that factors such as the exchange rate, inflation and prime rate that affect the cost of lending rates have declined due to banking sector reforms. Therefore, the reforms addressed the elements of risk inherent in commercial bank lending and, as such, …

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Vietnamese commercial banks urged to meet their rate cut commitments

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has asked commercial banks to reduce interest rates on loans in line with previous commitments. As part of the recently released Official Dispatch # 5901 / NHNN-TD, the SBV is demanding lower interest rates and the provision of free banking services to support customers …

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Tackling high lending rates from commercial banks

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to close the gap between its monetary policy rate and commercial bank lending rates to bolster the country’s rapid growth. He said it was not fair that the central bank’s monetary policy rate stood …

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Tackling High Commercial Bank Lending Rates – Chairman of the BoG

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to close the gap between its monetary policy rate and commercial bank lending rates to bolster the country’s rapid growth. He said it was not fair that the central bank’s monetary policy rate stood at 13.5% while commercial banks …

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Tackling High Commercial Bank Lending Rates – Chairman of BoG

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to close the gap between its policy rate and commercial bank lending rates to foster the country’s rapid growth. He said it was not fair that the central bank’s policy rate was 13.5% while commercial banks were lending …

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Commercial bank profits increased by around 20pc in fiscal year 2020/21 – myRepublica

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Profits made by the 27 commercial banks in the last fiscal year soared by 19.31%, supported by flexible monetary policy and banks’ profits from stock trading amid the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Nepal Bankers Association (NBA), banks made a profit of Rs 63 …

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Exempt the public sector and commercial banks from the deposit insurance regime: AIBEA

Before Lok Sabha passes the deposit insurance bill, the Bank Employees Association of India (AIBEA) urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to exempt banks in the sector from his jurisdiction. public and / or commercial banks, which are covered by Article 45. of the Law on Banking Regulation. Commercial banks pay …

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Record household deposits in commercial banks in BiH – Sarajevo Times

Total household deposits with commercial banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the end of June this year stood at BAM 14.35 billion, which is the highest level recorded so far, and economists point out that the main reasons are the uncertainty caused by the pandemic and the transfer of money …

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Forex: CBN asks commercial banks to set up ATMs | The Guardian Nigeria News

[FILES] Godwin Emefiele PHOTO: Twitter / CBN The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has asked deposit banks (DMBs) to set up ATMs in designated branches for the sale of foreign exchange (forex) to Nigerians. The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the directive followed CBN’s decision to halt the sale …

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CBN orders commercial banks to set up tellers

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered Depository Banks (DMBs) to set up tellers at designated branches to facilitate the sale of foreign exchange (forex) to Nigerians. This was contained in a statement released Thursday by CBN Director of Banking Supervision, Haruna Mustafa. Mustafa said the directive followed an …

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Rs 24,356 crore in unclaimed deposits in regular commercial banks

According to information received from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the total amount of unclaimed deposits from regular commercial banks (BSC) was Rs. 24,356 crore, as of 12.31.2020. This was stated by Union Minister of State for Finance, Dr Bhagwat Kisanrao Karad, in a written response to a question …

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Is the DeFi Industry Attractive to Commercial Banks? Siam bets with $ 110 million fund

While serious institutional interest in crypto is perhaps becoming more of an established trend than an emerging narrative, the big players typically focus on Bitcoin (BTC). However, assets like Ether (ETH) and decentralized finance (DeFi) are starting to grab the attention of large investors. For Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through …

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Retail and commercial banks must strengthen digital security to protect their customers

By Gur Geva, Founder and CEO of iiDENTIFii Now more than ever, the need to improve data security within financial services and banking institutions has taken center stage. Customers, both business and personal, need more digital functionality. COVID-19 continues to cement the new normal and bring digital trends such as …

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Top 10 Prestigious Commercial Banks 2021 Announced | Business

Vietcombank is once again at the top of the list of ten most prestigious commercial banks in Vietnam this year, according to the latest ranking announced by Vietnam Report. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s Commercial Joint Stock Bank for Foreign Trade (Vietcombank) is once again topped the list of …

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Chinese Commercial Banks to See Profit Expansion

(MENAFN) In a new report, the Bank of China Research Institute said Chinese commercial banks are expected to see their profits rise by about 3% in the first and last six months of the year. The report also added that clear signs of development were made in the profitability of …

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LEN – www.lankaenews.com | Commercial banks have stopped issuing LCs ..! Big shortage of goods to come ..! An economic crisis is at the gates of Sri Lanka ..!

Commercial banks have stopped issuing LCs ..! Big shortage of goods to come ..! An economic crisis is at the gates of Sri Lanka ..! -Former finance minister warns of impending disaster (Lanka-e-News-July 10, 2021, 3:15 p.m.) It is reported that most major banks in Sri Lanka have stopped issuing …

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Finance ministry investigates big bonuses from state-owned commercial banks despite losses

Investigations opened against several loss-making banks for breach of regulations The Department of Financial Institutions (FID) of the Ministry of Finance on Thursday opened an investigation into several loss-making state commercial banks (SoCBs), which violated regulations and continued to pay large incentive bonuses to their employees. The FID will proceed …

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Finance ministry probes state commercial banks for big bonuses despite losses

Investigations opened against several loss-making banks for breach of regulations The Department of Financial Institutions (FID) of the Ministry of Finance on Thursday opened an investigation into several loss-making state commercial banks (SoCBs) that violated regulations and continued to pay large incentive bonuses to their employees. The FID will proceed …

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Most Bangladeshi Private Commercial Banks See Operating Profits Increase

Siddique Islam | Posted: July 02, 2021, 8:44 a.m. | Update: 02 July 2021 16:08:30 Most private commercial banks (BPCs) posted increasing operating profit in the first six months (S1) of this calendar year (2021), despite the upward trend of all loans classified in the banking system, the bankers said. …

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China’s biggest commercial banks lag far behind in gender balance in top positions

Industrial Commercial Bank of China is one of six state-owned banks in the country that … [+] collectively lagging behind in gender balance in top positions, according to figures from Deloitte. Photographer: Brent Lewin / Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP China’s largest state-owned commercial banks may have featured in …

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Commercial banks in a voluntary vaccination campaign

New Ken chee hing Wednesday 16 June 2021 PHOTO FILE AT LEAST three commercial banks – Scotiabank, First Citizens and Republic Bank – will close earlier than normal on Thursday to allow their frontline staff members to participate in the voluntary vaccination against the covid19 virus. In the case of …

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Increase in total commercial bank deposits scheduled for April

According to statistics released by RBI, the household savings rate increased in most major economies during the quarter (April – June) 2020. In India, aggregate deposits of regular commercial banks increased significantly in the first few years. and third fortnights of 2020-2021. and 2021-2022, unlike in previous years. Preliminary indications …

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SLF drawings increase as commercial banks borrow more from CBN – Nairametrics

Commercial banks in Nigeria are increasingly borrowing money from the central bank’s standing lending facility, a study by Nairametrics shows. The Standing Loan Facility (SLF) is a short-term line of credit available to commercial banks when faced with immediate short-term withdrawals from their customers. Commercial banks can also deposit free …

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Xangle Credibility Ratings Will Be Used By Korean Commercial Banks To Evaluate Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Seoul, Republic of Korea – (Newsfile Corp. – June 8, 2021) – Xangle, the cryptocurrency disclosure platform, offers Xangle Credibility Rating (XCR) which will be used as an official reference document by Korean commercial banks to evaluate cryptocurrency exchanges. New guidelines, known as the “Visual Asset Operation Risk Assessment” recently …

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Attempts by commercial banks to wipe out “Banki M’khonde” are worrying — Analysts | Malawi Nyassa Times

Socio-economic analysts have called the unfortunate offers of some of the country’s commercial banks to monopolize village banks also known as Banki M’khonde, saying the development will have far-reaching social consequences for Malawian communities, both in rural and urban environment. Recently, some commercial banks in the country have launched a …

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Here is the Top 4 international commercial banks accounting for Togo’s 2020 debt

OVERVIEW OF REFORMS START A BUSINESS (More information) At the fifteenth position in the world and first in Africa, under the start a business Doing Business 2020 ranking index, Togo maintains its reform dynamic with more reforms…. EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS (More information) Compared to a few years ago, when it …

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EFFCC and Commercial Bank Officials Meet to Fight Fraud, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in Sokoto

According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the commission seeks effective and solid collaboration with financial institutions to reduce illicit financial transactions, money laundering, terrorist financing and fraudulent activities. That’s what Bawa Kaltingo, the zone manager in charge of the Sokoto zone office, said in an interactive session with …

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Cryptocurrency custody gives commercial banks a foothold in the market

Custody isn’t the most compelling corner of the crypto ecosystem, but 21st century solutions for the storage and custody of digital assets are essential if cryptocurrencies are to be adopted at scale. For this reason, the recent announcement by Cowen Inc. that the 103-year-old U.S. investment bank wants to hold …

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Bank of Ghana orders commercial banks to implement GIPC TTA for transactions

Headquarters of the Bank of Ghana • The central bank asked banks to implement GIPC TTA for transactions • The decision comes at a time when some banks are currently under investigation for money transfer violation. • Banks or people who flout the directive will be penalized The Bank of …

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Non-resident deposits in commercial banks exceed overall deposit growth in March: QCB

Qatar’s banking system saw non-resident deposits surpass overall deposit growth in March, indicating foreign investors’ “optimistic” perceptions of the country’s financial system.Public sector deposits from commercial banks were seen in a weakening mode; while those in the private sector increased during the review period, according to central bank data.Total commercial …

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Commercial banks might not dodge CBDC disruptions

While carefully avoiding anticipating the findings of his new central bank digital currency task force, Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor, Financial Stability, Bank of England, declined to worry about the disruption. potential that the introduction of the CBDC could cause to UK businesses. banks. “They have already had to reinvent …

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Cameroonian banks represented 45% of the total 2012-2020 balance sheet of CEMAC commercial banks (BEAC data)

(Business in Cameroon) – Between 2012 and the end of 2020, the balance sheet total of commercial banks operating in the CEMAC region increased by CFAF 4,795 billion, according to a detailed analysis of monetary statistics recently published by the central bank BEAC. This increase is due to a 6.2-fold …

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Exposure of commercial bank loans to government reaches 1.8 trillion naira | The Guardian Nigeria News

As the loan portfolio of commercial banks exceeds 20tr Total commercial loans to government, at all levels, amounted to N1700 billion at the end of last year, an increase of about 18% from the N1.5 trillion reported in December 2019. This comes as the total stock of commercial loans taken …

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RBI partially lifts freeze on dividend declarations by commercial banks for fiscal 21

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) partially lifted the freeze on dividend declarations by commercial banks for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021. It also enabled cooperative banks to pay dividends on the shares of the profits for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 in accordance with the …

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Non-interest income and commercial bank stability: some evidence for India

The impact of the share of non-interest income on bank risk in India for the period 1993-2018 is examined, using coefficients of variation and linear and quantile regression techniques. The higher share of non-interest income leads to diversification benefits and reduces bank risk. The share of non-interest income has declined …

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Liberia: CBL official denounces lack of commercial banks in five counties

Central Bank Deputy Governor Musa Dukuly said the lack of commercial banks in five of Liberia’s fifteen political subdivisions contributes to the country’s devastating state of the economy. Speaking on Wednesday April 14 at the Edward Wilmot Blyden Intellectual Forum organized by the Press Union of Liberia (PUL), Dr Dukuly …

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Chinese digital yuan to be distributed with help from commercial banks

China became the first major economy to deploy a digital currency. The digital yuan will bypass the global financial system. Economists warn, however, that this could put the US dollar at risk in the long run. Loading Something is loading. We are really sorry! We encountered a system failure and …

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BUSINESS MONDAY: Don’t expect too much from commercial banks: Dukharan

ECONOMIST Marla Dukharan warns Barbadians not to expect too much from commercial banks in terms of support during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. She said that while banks have done a lot, they are nonetheless limited by regulators on what they can do and their primary responsibility is to protect their …

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Ethiopia: Npl of commercial banks soars due to Tigray conflict

Commercial banks in Ethiopia are seeing an increase in non-performing loans (NPLs) as clients based in the besieged region of Tigray are unable to repay their loans. Since war broke out between the forces of the defunct Popular Front for the Liberation of Tigray (TPLF) and the Ethiopian National Defense …

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How fintech companies struggle with commercial banks in Nigeria

It is well known that FinTech companies use technology to provide customers and clients with easier ways to manage their finances. However, while some might say they do this better than commercial banks, there is no indication that commercial banks are the losers, as commercial banks remain widely used in …

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Cemac: commercial banks renew their interest in BEAC liquidity injections

(Business in Cameroon) – During its liquidity injection operation on January 26, 2021, the Bank of Central African States (Beac) injected FCFA 193 billion into banks operating in the CEMAC region, sources indicate official. This is considerably higher than the XAF 30-80 billion weekly liquidity captured by the same banks …

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Amhara Bank in dispute with commercial banks over unpaid interest | The journalist

Amhara Bank is in disagreement with 10 banks over the repayment of interest on the paid-up capital it has collected. The dispute came a year and a half after the Bank officially began selling its shares to the public after agreeing with 10 commercial banks to set up accounts into …

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Commercial banks seek ideas from new competitors for digitization

Woori Bank CEO Kwon Kwang-seok speaks at the lender’s annual management strategy kick-off meeting held at its headquarters in central Seoul on Friday. (Woori Bank) South Korea’s leading commercial banks are looking for ways to accelerate the digitization of their retail services, some even breaking down traditional barriers between new …

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Top 4 commercial banks that give up to 7.50% return on FDs for seniors

Investment oi-Vipul Das | Updated: Monday December 7, 2020, 7:06 PM [IST] On December 4, the Monetary Policy Committee agreed to keep repo rates stable and kept the policy program “accommodating” despite high inflation and some indicators of economic growth. Changes in the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) monetary policy, …

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pension rate unchanged; Commercial banks will not declare dividends for fiscal year 21

KEY RBI POLICY ANNOUNCEMENTS MAIN POLICY ANNOUNCEMENTS > Repo rate unchanged at 4%; status quo maintained for third consecutive policy > MPC maintains an accommodating position at least during the current fiscal year and next year > All MPC members voted unanimously for a status quo and an accommodating position …

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The safest banks in the world 2020: commercial banks

Global finance names this year’s 50 safest commercial banks. Commercial banks have been focused for years on transforming their business models to take advantage of digital technology, but the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated this process. Leaders recognize the need for greater operational efficiency as customer expectations grow …

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JP Morgan Veteran Daniel Masters Explains How Blockchain Will End Commercial Banks

Former JP Morgan global energy trading head Daniel Masters was among the first traditional investors to get into bitcoin, helping to craft the value proposition that many institutional investors are now embracing. CoinShares Even though bitcoiners and crypto enthusiasts alike try to deny it, bringing in converts from traditional finance …

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Latest digital dollar proposal creates problems for commercial banks and private citizens

Key points to remember The Federal Reserve has presented a legislative proposal for a central bank digital currency. The digital dollar proposal aims to transfer Federal Reserve money directly to all Americans, disintermediating commercial banks. The CBDC envisions total control of these new accounts by the Fed threatening the privacy …

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Developers Explain Why They Avoid Commercial Bank Loans — Real Estate — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

As the global financial crisis tightens its grip on various sectors of the international economy, many private developers are refusing to approach commercial banks for property development loans, leaving the lucrative sector struggling with low credit financing. The Guardian understood that financing real estate, especially residential, office buildings and shopping …

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CBDCs could cause friction with commercial banks

Johan Javeus, chief strategist at SEB, explains to Finextra Research the tension that could emerge between central banks and commercial banks if the former circulates a digital currency directly to consumers. Over the past few months, an array of central banks have announced plans to develop digital currencies, most likely …

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PBoC to Test Crypto Yuan with Telecom Companies and Commercial Banks

The People’s Bank of China is entering a new stage in its testing for a crypto payment system. The central bank announced that it had completed preliminary tests and turned to creating a testing ground with the help of major Chinese companies and banks. PBOC conducts pilot tests for its …

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