Sweden and other central banks to test digital currency payments

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FILE PHOTO: The sign for Sweden's central bank is pictured in Stockholm

OSLO (Reuters) – The Swedish, Norwegian and Israeli central banks have launched a project with the Bank for International Settlements to test international retail and remittance payments with central bank digital currencies, Sweden’s Riksbank said on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Terje Solsvik, editing by Stine Jacobsen)