The European Central Bank is doing “experimental work” with a same bill record that underpins practical banking bitcoin.
But it needs serve investigate before deliberation adopting it, an ECB executive house member has said.
Yves Mersch pronounced a ECB would demeanour into either distributed bill record (DLT) could be adopted as a marketplace infrastructure of a euro zone’s complement of executive banks.
DLT is a common database that can be used to secure and countenance any form of transaction.
“From a executive bank perspective, in a context of a vital reflections on a destiny of a Eurosystem’s marketplace infrastructures, we are positively open to new technologies and, like many marketplace players, have launched some initial work with DLT,” Mersch said.
“It is transparent that we have a lot of some-more meditative to do on DLT-related questions and their process implications,” he added.
The “blockchain” record was initial used to support practical banking bitcoin though has given been tested or even adopted by some brokers and banks for other purposes, such as trade or pity data.
Broker ICAP pronounced progressing this year it had turn a initial to discharge information on trades to business regulating this record and 40 of a world’s biggest banks, including HSBC and Citi, had