International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said central banks around the world should consider issuing digital currency.
In a report led by right-wing MEP Gabriel Mato and almost unanimously supported by all groups, the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) calls on the ECB to incorporate environmental criteria into its policies.
Sweden could soon become the first European country to adopt a central bank digital currency.
In a recent book, Clément Fontan, Peter Dietsch and François Claveau make a sobering and urgent wake-up call for rethinking the way central banks think and implement monetary policy and banking supervision.
A letter by the European Central Bank reveals it has not yet thoroughly studied the possible implementation of a central bank digital currency.