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A euro CBDC would not threaten euro-area deposit takers says Scope Ratings

By Justin Pugsley
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Threats of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) undermining bank deposit bases might be overstated, says Scope Ratings as it anticipates the European Central Bank (ECB) launching a pilot scheme sometime next year. 

The rating agency said in a report that a euro CBDC looks increasingly likely. It noted that the ...

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