Digital Euro Sees First Successful Test at the Bank of France

The French central bank has announced the first successful test of a digital euro. Per a May 20 announcement from Banque de France, France has become the first country to successfully trial a digital euro, operational on a blockchain, following a call for new technology to back such a development at the end of MarchThe bank says it tested a sale of securities for central bank digital currency (CBDC) on May 14, signalling the beginning of more robust testing. Wholesale…