The European Central Bank (ECB) has once again opened the door to some form of private-sector collaboration as it “intensifies” its work on the digital euro – a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for Eurozone nations.
Per an official release, the ECB, the bank’s Governing Council has declared that it and fellow Eurosystem (central bank of euro-adopted nations) members have been “intensifying its work on the potential issuance of a digital euro.”
And the ECB added,
“The Eurosystem will extend its active support for innovation, digitalization and the establishment of an innovative European ecosystem for payments, including support for European fintechs.”
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