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Reserve Bank of Australia Tests CBDC Use Cases in Pilot

In Australia, the Reserve Bank, in collaboration with the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre (DFCRC), demonstrated the potential use cases and economic benefits of the central bank’s digital currency (CBDC).

Reserve Bank of Australia Tests CBDC Use Cases in Pilot

An example of using Canvas demonstrated the exchange of the Australian dollar CBDC for USDC, a stablecoin in US dollars on the Canvas CBDC exchange, and instant international money transfers on the ZK Layer 2 privacy blockchain.

Last week, fintech Canvas made the first transaction using the Australian CBDC. This transaction was carried out as part of the CBDC pilot project of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Joint Digital Finance Research Center (DFCRC).

The first currency transaction was completed between DigitalX (ASX: DCC) registered on ASX and the TAF Capital fund manager for the exchange of eAUD for USDC stablecoin on Wednesday, May 17.

Canvas is a global company that operates in the field of financial technology. The firm’s mission is to digitize finance. This company is currently a participant in a project to test currency transactions and international money transfers using the Australian CBDC – AUD.

Connect ensures the confidentiality of the process, minimization of financial costs, and instant transactions on the public Ethereum blockchain. Canvas technologies demonstrate how blockchain eliminates the inefficiency of the foreign exchange market and settlement risks.

David Lavecki, co-founder and CEO of Canvas, expressed confidence that his company’s solution has the potential to increase transaction speed and reduce risks and minimize costs compared to traditional foreign exchange trading networks. He noted that the real-time CB DC test demonstration is a landmark event for the digital finance industry in Australia.

As we have reported earlier, Ripple Rolls Out CBDC Platform.

Serhii Mikhailov

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Serhii’s track record of study and work spans six years at the Faculty of Philology and eight years in the media, during which he has developed a deep understanding of various aspects of the industry and honed his writing skills; his areas of expertise include fintech, payments, cryptocurrency, and financial services, and he is constantly keeping a close eye on the latest developments and innovations in these fields, as he believes that they will have a significant impact on the future direction of the economy as a whole.