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The Future of Payments: Series 2 - Part II. When digital currencies become mainstream

3. Februar 2021
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A year ago, we stated that: − Cryptocurrencies would become more mainstream. Both Facebook and PayPal will be adding cryptocurrency capability to their wallets early 2021. − Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) will be widely discussed. The Bahamas launched the first nationwide CBDC last October, and both Sweden and China launched pilots in early 2020. What do we see this year? Click here and find out [mehr]

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