Project Jura: The next step for a Swiss CBDC?

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is continuing its experiments in the field of central bank currencies (CBDCs). “Project Jura” is investigating cross-border payment processing in cooperation with the central bank of France. The G20 has prioritised the improvement of cross-border and has submitted a multi-year timeline to coordinate efforts in this regard. The current experiment contributes to […]

Project Helvetia: CBDCs in Switzerland?

Project Helvetia, an experiment between the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the financial market infrastructure operator SIX, plans to integrate tokenized assets into existing payment systems. Project Helvetia has, in a real-world environment, demonstrated that it is possible to provide central bank money to settle securities transactions using new […]