Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (09/09/2021)

Roxe hires ex-IMF economist to lead blockchain-based CBDC project

Global payment network Roxe has recruited Andreas Jobst, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) Senior Economist. As Roxe’s chief currency economist, Jobst will be tasked with helping to scale Roxe’s blockchain-based central bank digital currency (CBDC) project. The CBDC Plus Program appears to be a wholesale CBDC designed for cross-border interoperability among financial institutions.  

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