The Central Bank of Sweden is preparing to launch the national coin E-krona, SONY has developed a contactless cryptowallet. Czech bank Expobank began to trade cryptocurrency.
In Europe, a bank appeared that provides cryptocurrency trading services. Czech Expobank CZ will allow owners of classic accounts to buy and sell digital coins simultaneously with fiat money.
As a result, customers will be able to invest in startups through ICO, store funds in Bitcoins, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies. The Expobanking platform conducts transactions online, which simplifies the procedure for acquiring assets. In addition, here is the sale of shares of traditional companies and even insurance policies.
The company SONY is actively developing equipment for storing digital coins and protecting information. Its engineers have reported completion of work on creating a cryptocurrency wallet. Technical parameters of the device are not reported until the new gadget does not even have a name. However, it is already known that this will be an off-line coin storage, which does not require a USB connection.
NFC wireless technology will not only be used to store digital coins. With it, you can greatly simplify access to personal user data, such as passwords and other private keys. Information will be in absolute security, and it will take a matter of seconds to enter your personal account.
Cash payments in Sweden account for less than 2% of cash flow, which puts the country in the category of advanced financial development. The Central Bank of Sweden plans to go even further, and release the national cryptocurrency.
For this purpose, the Central Bank set up a commission that will develop the rules for circulation and regulation. The coin has already received the name E-krona, but the exact timing of its launch is still unknown. It is planned that it will have an equal circulation with fiat money. Now it is necessary to develop standards for legal cooperation with the European Union and other countries, as well as to solve some technical issues.