Central Bank of Israel: CBDCs won’t Affect the Banking System
CBDCs are a new proposal in the banking system, showing that the technology has made leaps in the field and could lead to improvements in people’s daily life. Many central banks have already moved towards issuing a centralized cryptocurrency, based on blockchain.
During the last days, Israel’s Central Bank issued a new report that concluded into two main paths, regarding using a new CBDC. Those are:
- Issuing a digital Shekel will not affect the banking system at important rate
- Issuing a digital coin will decrease the number of deposits from individuals, that will opt to deposit their money directly to the Central Bank
Moreover, Israel has not decide yet if it will issue a CBDC in the short-term future.