Blockchain & Crypto

BIS Concluded CBDC Project Icebreaker

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has finished a joint project exploring international retail and remittance payments use cases for CBDC with the central banks of Israel, Norway and Sweden


Riksbank launches instant payments service

Riksbank has introduced the RIX-INST service, which means that payments between banks can be made in real-time with central bank money. The Riksbank is thus offering the banks a secure and cost-effective payment system for instant payments that creates opportunities for Swedish companies to develop new innovative payment services. The service is connected to the […]


Top 10 central banks leading in CBDC adoption

Today we have prepared a list of the most active CBDC supporters across the globe

Finance & Economics

Riksbank tested blockchain-based solution for e-krona

The solution based on blockchain technology is also new and needs further investigation


Riksbank extends e-krona pilot

The main aim of the pilot is for the Riksbank to increase its knowledge of a central bank-issued digital krona


Sweden partners ECB to streamline instant payments in the country

On average, there are 1.5 million instant payments per day number in Sweden

Finance & Economics

Swedish bank reveals how COVID-19 impacts local business

The pandemic has a significant effect on large companies, creating numerous concerns

Fintech & Ecommerce

Swedish bank pilots e-krona technical solution 

The pilot project runs until the end of February 2021 with the possibility for further extension

Finance & Economics

Six central banks cooperate on digital currency

The group will closely interact with the Financial Stability Board and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI)

Federal Reserve System

Throwback Thursday: 7 oldest central banks of the world

Some of the central banks have existed for more than 300 years