Japan’s central bank ‘must be prepared’ to issue digital currency, says deputy governor

The Bank of Japan, the country’s central bank, must be ready to issue a digital currency if situations warrant, according to its deputy governor Masayoshi Amamiya. “The speed of technical innovation is very fast. Depending on how things unfold in the world of settlement systems, public demand for CBDCs [central bank digital currencies] could soar […]

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