Mastercard ‘committed’ to making CBDCs as easy to use as money

Mastercard is looking to support central banks with its central bank digital currency (CBDC) program.

  • “Our goal is to drive and support interoperability across the different ways of making payments, as it is essential to a flourishing economy,” says Mastercard’s head of digital assets and blockchain.
  • The push comes after a survey found that roughly 93% of banks were exploring a potential CBDC, with 60% of banks saying that stablecoins have accelerated work on CBDCs.

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