Tag "Central Bank of Iran"

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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Iran’s Central Bank: Cryptocurrency Ban May Be Lifted In September

A national draft project is aiming at introducing a state-backed digital currency. Iran’s Central Bank deputy for innovative technologies, Nasser Hakimi, advances the regulatory apparatus should be finalized within one month. Ban crypto or create crypto? A previous post already

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