The first day of the European Blockchain Convention focused on the most relevant topics for the crypto ecosystem. For the most part, they touched on hot discussions of controversial topics among users. And this panel focused on talking about central bank digital currencies (CBDC).
Some central banks have begun to weigh the possibility of issuing their own digital currencies at some point. Although expanding access to digital forms of central bank liabilities is not a totally new idea in recent times, the debate has been motivated by several factors.
Among them, it is worth mentioning the interest in technological innovations applicable to the financial sector, the appearance of new participants in the markets of and the growing attention that the so-called private digital tokens receive.
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