The coronavirus pandemic is hastening central banks’ efforts to bring their digital currencies live to help speed up delivery of stimulus funds. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus is hastening central banks’ efforts on digital currency plans to deliver faster pandemic stimulus

  • Central banks are stepping up research and pilot programmes on sovereign digital currencies to deliver faster Covid-19 stimulus
  • Pilot conducted by Chinese central bank has provided many takeaways for counterparts, head of BIS Innovation Hub says
Topic |   Central Banks
The coronavirus pandemic is hastening central banks’ efforts to bring their digital currencies live to help speed up delivery of stimulus funds. Photo: Shutterstock
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