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Reserve Bank of Australia Examining Digital Currencies and Distributed Ledgers

In a speech given at the Payments Innovation 2016 Conference in Sydney, Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia, mentioned that digital currencies and blockchain-based payments systems are being examined by Australia’s central bank. In his speech, Richards even went on to suggest that at some point in the future the Australian dollar itself may be converted to a digital format, “in the more …
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