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Bank of Israel deputy governor confirms digital shekel pilot is underway

Bank of Israel deputy governor confirms digital shekel pilot is underway


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The Bank of Israel has reportedly already issued a central bank digital currency through a pilot test of a digital shekel.

At the time, the central bank said it may consider issuing a CBDC if such meets the needs of the future digital economy and provides more efficient cross-border payments

In 2018, the team recommended against the Bank of Israel issuing a digital currency, saying "no advanced economy has yet issued digital currency for broad use."

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