FedNow Approved. Interoperability with private-sector ASAP
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The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) has approved the FedNow Service.
The Federal Reserve is committed to using widely accepted standards in designing the FedNow Service to aid in accomplishing the key goals of achieving nationwide reach for instant payments and promoting interoperability with the existing private-sector service. To support these goals, the service will use the widely accepted ISO 20022 standard.
The Federal Reserve intends to launch the FedNow Service as soon as practicably possible. Although the target release date remains 2023 or 2024.
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Here is a 3 minute snip from the ~30 minute press conference with PM Abe from Japan.
Go to 1:50 if you want the start of the exact statement:
Such injections into the economy have generally lifted investor demand for safe-haven assets like the precious metal as fears of inflation and currency debasement grow.
The gold standard isn't perfect. No system is. But it has many virtues. A strong case can be made that it's the best of all feasible institutional alternatives. Lawrence White, puts it: The gold standard is still the gold standard among monetary systems.
So far, in 2020, central banks have added a net of 181 tons of gold to their reserves. Gold continues to retain its position of being the most reliable store of value and means of exchange in times of extreme uncertainty. This should explain why several central banks plan on continuing to increase their gold reserves in 2020.