Sweden’s Central Bank to Partner with Accenture to Launch E-Krona
Helen Partz's original article for cointelegraph.com reduced by 74%
Sweden's central bank is planning plans to create a pilot platform for a digital currency known as the e-krona. While Switzerland took a negative stance towards a central bank digital currency earlier today, with its government claiming that it could do more harm than good, Sweden is starting to explore the potential benefits of e-krona, Reuters reports Dec. 13.Riksbank eyes partnership with Irish professional services firm AccentureAccording to the report, Riksbank, Sweden's central bank, said that it would partner with Irish professional services company Accenture to create a pilot platform for a digital currency dubbed the e-krona.
In mid-October, the head of Sweden's Riksbank considered Facebook's Libra stablecoin project an "Incredibly important catalytic event." Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves noted that such initiatives trigger the world's central banks to ready themselves for digital transformation.
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