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Mastercard launches digital currency kit for central banks

Sep 09, 2020 - Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism,  subscribe today . In the ten years since Bitcoin came on the financial scene, central banks have quietly been dabbling in digital currencies of their own. Now, Mastercard has unveiled a tool designed to simulate how those currencies would work in the real world. The payments giant announced the project on Wednesday morning, calling it the Central Bank Digital Currencies Test...