Hong Kong exploring CBDC as part of fintech strategy

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has today released an official whitepaper exploring the potential of a retail-focused central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital Hong Kong dollar (e-HKD). According to the document, the HKMA will seek to understand the “potential architectures and design options” from a technical and regulatory policy perspective, with the ambition […]