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Cryptocurrencies

Central bankers to forge ahead on digital currencies in April

Chiefs from Japan, Canada and Europe will meet and focus on cross-border transfers

Euros on display at a central bank. The European Central Bank is one of the institutions exploring the idea of issuing its own digital currency.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The heads of six central banks and the Bank for International Settlements in mid-April will hold their first meeting on developing their own digital currencies, which can serve as alternatives to Facebook's Libra or the digital yuan.

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