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Branch ‘Deserts’ a Myth in the US

The Banking Journal of the American Bankers Association (ABA) published an article ‘The Real Story On Bank Branch Closures’, about the decline in bank branches in the US. It was responding to a story in NPR that painted a picture of bank closures leaving whole communities devoid of bank branches, particularly in lower-income, rural and at-risk communities.

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Riksbank Reports on E-krona Pilot Phase 1

With Sweden’s decline in cash usage, Sveriges Riksbank is less involved in the payment system and is, there...

Central Bank Digital Currency Round-Up

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Cash in the UK 2020 – Survey Results

Enryo, a financial services consultancy, conducted four public surveys o...

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Riksbank Reports on E-krona Pilot Phase 1

With Sweden’s decline in cash usage, Sveriges Riksbank is less involved in the payment system and is, therefore, less able to meet the requirement placed on it to promote a safe and efficient payment system. As a result, the Riksbank is conducting a pilot project to create a token-based Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) known as the e-krona.

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