Ready for a digital euro? At 25, European Central Bank preps for future of money


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The Euro sculpture stands in front of the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, May 23, 2023. The ECB celebrates its founding date 25 years ago on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) FRANKFURT – As it marks its 25th anniversary Wednesday, the European Central Bank is readying a proposed design for a digital version of the euro, responding to pressure from developing technology that could change how money is used over the bank's next decades. ECB President Christine Lagarde says a digital euro could offer a way for people to buy things without depending on...