Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (20220419)

Japan to model digital yen tests on Sweden’s approach, not China’s

The Bank of Japan will reportedly explore central bank digital currency (CBDC) design issues in measured steps like Sweden rather than pressing ahead with large-scale pilot tests like China, according to Kazushige Kamiyama, the head of the BOJ’s payment system department. [Read more]

Digital Real pilot will be launched later this year

The President of the Central Bank of Brazil, Roberto Campos Neto, reportedly announced that a Digital Real pilot will probably be launched in the second half of 2022.  [Read more]

Upcoming events I’m affiliated with:

The CBDC Think Tank is hosting several webinars over the next month:

Satoshi Capital Advisors is hosting a virtual workshop on wholesale CBDC, stablecoins and digital capital markets on May 24 (starting at 08:00 EST). [Register here with the passcode: CBDC]