General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements: BIS will support central banks to create central bank digital currency

On July 1st, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) announced on Sunday that it will launch a financial technology innovation center, which aims to improve understanding of emerging technologies and to study ways to improve the financial system. In an interview, Agustin Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, said: The global central bank may have to issue its own digital currency earlier than expected, and BIS also supports central banks around the world in their efforts to create a digital version of the national currency.