Fed issues discussion paper and asks for feedback on digital currency

No outcome favoured

James Baxter-Derrington
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Comments from the public have been requested on more than 20 questions and will be accepted for three months.
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Comments from the public have been requested on more than 20 questions and will be accepted for three months.

The Federal Reserve released a discussion paper on Thursday (20 January) examining the pros and cons of issuing a US central bank digital currency (CBDC).

A summary of the current state of domestic payments is included in the paper alongside a discussion of the variety of digital payment methods and assets that have emerged, including stablecoins and other...

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