A consumer-ready central bank digital currency is likely to arrive in the next five years due to an international desire for advancements in payments systems. Catalysing such research, the Monetary Authority of Singapore presented a global CBDC challenge, inviting private sector entities to provide solutions that promote digitalisation, improve financial inclusion and develop payments efficiencies. Sopnendu Mohanty, chief fintech officer, MAS, discusses the issues and opportunities presented by their global CBDC challenge and next steps for CBDC exploration.
Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
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