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Iran Begins Piloting Its CBDC “Crypto-Rial”

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) will start piloting the use of the “crypto-rial” — its central bank digital currency this week, according to an announcemeent on the Iran Chamber of Commerce’s website. The announcement further states that one of

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After Banning Crypto Saudi Arabia Plans Central Bank Digital Currency

After banning the trading of cryptocurrencies, Saudi Arabia is now developing a blockchain-based digital currency in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The central banks of the two countries are planning to run a pilot of a shared digital

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