Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (20220319)

I’ve updated my tabulation of retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) explorers. No biggies, but lots of updated links. [See the tabulation here]

Qatar Central Bank studying digital currencies and digital banking

The Head of the FinTech Section at the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) reportedly confirmed that the central bank is considering CBDC issuance. More generally, Alanood Abdullah Al Muftah said the central bank will soon set a direction on its overall fintech focus, particularly on different fintech verticals, including digital banking. [Read more]