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Swedish Central Bank Working With Handelsbanken For Digital Coin Trial
Swedish Central Bank Working With Handelsbanken For Digital Coin Trial
May 28, 2021  |  Cryptocurrency

Sweden’s central bank Riksbank said on Friday (May 28) that it is collaborating with lender Handelsbanken to test the digital currency e-krona, Reuters reported. The...

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Swedish Central Bank: CBDC Needs More Testing On Scale, Data Privacy 
Swedish Central Bank: CBDC Needs More Testing On Scale, Data Privacy 
April 07, 2021  |  Cryptocurrency

Perhaps the key takeaway of the testing is that … more testing is in order. The Swedish central bank (Riksbank) said it had conducted the...

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Bitcoin Daily: Australia Sees Rise In Crypto-Asset Scams; Sweden’s Central Bank Eyes Options For Digital Currencies
Bitcoin Daily: Australia Sees Rise In Crypto-Asset Scams; Sweden’s Central Bank Eyes Options For Digital...
June 24, 2020  |  Bitcoin

The Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) has reported an increase in the volume of investment scam reports by investors and consumers in Australia amid...

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Sweden’s Central Bank Floats E-Krona As Digital Currency
Sweden’s Central Bank Floats E-Krona As Digital Currency
February 21, 2020  |  B2B Payments

Sweden’s Riksbank is assessing e-krona, a new form of digital currency that hopes to take the country a step closer to the creation of the...

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Bitcoin Daily: VeChain Blockchain Platform Loses $6.7M In Cyberattack; Bottle Pay Bitcoin Startup Shuts Down Amid New EU Regulations
Bitcoin Daily: VeChain Blockchain Platform Loses $6.7M In Cyberattack; Bottle Pay Bitcoin Startup Shuts Down...
December 15, 2019  |  Bitcoin

A hacker reportedly took tokens worth $6.7 million from the VeChain Foundation, which is the group behind the VeChain public blockchain platform construction, Yahoo Finance...

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Is Sweden Proof There Is Such A Thing As Too Much Digital Payment Success?
Is Sweden Proof There Is Such A Thing As Too Much Digital Payment Success?
May 31, 2019  |  Cash

Usually when we’re telling a story at PYMNTS about expectations for a product being radically divergent from its actual performance, it is a story about...

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Central Bank Asks Swedish Legislators To Review Concept Of Cash
Central Bank Asks Swedish Legislators To Review Concept Of Cash
April 29, 2019  |  Cash

Sweden’s central bank has asked the country’s lawmakers to define “the concept of legal tender,” and the role it plays in an increasingly digitized society,...

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Sweden’s Central Bank Debates Rate Hike Before Election
Sweden’s Central Bank Debates Rate Hike Before Election
September 04, 2018  |  International

Sweden’s central bank is scheduled to meet this week to discuss monetary policy, including whether to raise interest rates as the country’s krona hits its...

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Swedish Lawmakers Want To Force Banks To Stick With Cash
Swedish Lawmakers Want To Force Banks To Stick With Cash
June 12, 2018  |  Cash

Swedish lawmakers are trying to slow down the nation’s move toward going entirely cashless by forcing the country’s largest banks to offer cash withdrawals and...

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