Hong Kong will start a trial of a digital currency called the e-HKD that the public can use to shop, dine out and make money transfers.. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong will start a trial of a digital currency called the e-HKD that the public can use to shop, dine out and make money transfers.. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong plans to launch trial of e-HKD in fourth quarter, paving way for full digital currency roll-out

  • The move marks the city’s latest effort to catch up with other central banks that are launching virtual currencies
  • The aim is to eventually roll out a virtual currency the public can use to shop, dine out and make money transfers

Hong Kong will start a trial of a digital currency called the e-HKD that the public can use to shop, dine out and make money transfers.. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong will start a trial of a digital currency called the e-HKD that the public can use to shop, dine out and make money transfers.. Photo: Shutterstock
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