Sector Regulation Sector Regulation

Benefits of digital euro to EU retail consumers still unclear, Austria’s Waiglein says

By Phoebe Seers
  • 23 May 2023 17:27
  • 23 May 2023 21:57
It is unclear that a digital euro will bring any benefits to EU retail consumers, Austrian finance ministry official Harald Waiglein said today. 

It also remains to be seen if it will be any cheaper than existing offerings, and if the general public will back such a currency despite important monetary policy

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News