European Central Bank President: CBDC could have a significant impact on the financial industry and future monetary policy

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said in an interview on Wednesday that the European Central Bank wants to play an active role in the cryptocurrency space. Lagarde said that as businesses and individuals make more cross-border payments day and night, the bank will continue to study "the feasibility and advantages of the CBDC." She added that the central bank did not want to block cryptocurrencies outside its scope. "The prospect of central bank initiatives should neither prevent nor exclude private market-led solutions to enable fast and efficient retail payments in the euro area," Lagarde said, adding that the CBDC may have implications for the EU's financial sector and future monetary policy Significant impact.