Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (20220624)

New Types of Digital Money

Danmarks Nationalbank published a paper that summarizes the central bank’s thoughts on digital currency, including retail central bank digital currency (CBDC). At present, and with the associated costs and possible risks, the paper concludes that it is not clear how retail CBDCs will create significant added value relative to the existing solutions in Denmark. However, the central bank will continue to continuously assess the various reasons for issuing retail CBDC and their possible relevance in relation to the Danish financial system. [Read more]

Upcoming events I’m affiliated with:

The CBDC Think Tank, in partnership with the International Monetary Fund and George Washington University, is hosting a full-day in-person CBDC Masterclass on October 12 in Washington DC. The sessions are designed as instructional deep dives with full presentations and Q&A components.  [Register here]