La BRI vient de publier, dans son bulletin trimestriel un article intitulé « Central bank crypto currencies »

Cet article, signé de de Morten BECH et Rodney GARRAT, est résumé comme suit sur le site de la BRI :

« New cryptocurrencies are emerging almost daily, and many interested parties are wondering whether central banks should issue their own versions. But what might central bank cryptocurrencies (CBCCs) look like and would they be useful? This feature provides a taxonomy of money that identifies two types of CBCC – retail and wholesale – and differentiates them from other forms of central bank money such as cash and reserves. It discusses the different characteristics of CBCCs and compares them with existing payment options

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https://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1709f.pdf