French Central Bank CBDC Projects Aim to Manage DeFi Liquidity, Settle Tokenized Assets

“A wholesale CBDC could significantly contribute to improving cross-border and cross-currency payments,” Villeroy de Galhau, a governor at the Bank of France, the country’s central bank, said in an appearance at the bank’s digital currency conference. CBDCs at the wholesale level attract less attention than their headline-grabbing retail equivalent, he added.