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Artificial intelligence arms race is heating up

Artificial intelligence arms race is heating up

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AI is becoming an important weapon for fraudsters
Bringing stablecoins into the UK’s real economy

Bringing stablecoins into the UK’s real economy

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Systemic stablecoins would need to ‘meet the tests of singleness of money and settlement finality’
How the Middle East and Africa are transforming digital payments

How the Middle East and Africa are transforming digital payments

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Leveraging technology to reach financial inclusion goals
Consumers need compelling reason to overcome CBDC reluctance

Consumers need compelling reason to overcome CBDC reluctance

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Private sector may have vested interest in helping central banks
Central banks should be prepared to pay for CBDCs

Central banks should be prepared to pay for CBDCs

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Reluctance to fully invest is holding the technology back
Bank of England’s digital pound faces up to lack of trust in public institutions

Bank of England’s digital pound faces up to lack of trust in public institutions

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Central banks have their work cut out earning an increasingly scarce commodity: the trust of the public
Commercial banks may have bigger role in CBDC design than expected

Commercial banks may have bigger role in CBDC design than expected

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Deposit guarantees are the elephant in the room
Gardens, islands and bridges: The quest for interoperability

Gardens, islands and bridges: The quest for interoperability

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Discussing the value of interoperability and the challenges of delivering such solutions
CBDC success depends on public and private sector collaboration

CBDC success depends on public and private sector collaboration

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Overcoming the hurdles in ecosystem development and adoption
Finance needs a blockchain interoperability solution

Finance needs a blockchain interoperability solution

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Robust standardised rules needed to ensure interoperability infrastructure works safely and seamlessly
Collaboration is key to a CBDC ecosystem that works for everyone

Collaboration is key to a CBDC ecosystem that works for everyone

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A new ecosystem will benefit many but can only be realised by few
Risks around AI and algorithmic convergence are causing ‘regulatory gaps’

Risks around AI and algorithmic convergence are causing ‘regulatory gaps’

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Policy-makers have fighting chance to curb rate of AI’s market impact
Outlook 2024: How will digital ecosystems develop?

Outlook 2024: How will digital ecosystems develop?

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Central banks face immense battle to persuade citizens CBDC will not snoop on spending habits
SEC grudgingly approves bitcoin spot ETFs

SEC grudgingly approves bitcoin spot ETFs

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Approval brings mass exposure to asset’s performance but less likely to improve crypto prospects
Simplifying cross-border payments through CBDC technology

Simplifying cross-border payments through CBDC technology

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Developing blockchain-based systems to reduce costs and complexities

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