Sber announced the first deal with CFA - TASS

Sber announced the first deal with CFA - TASS
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"Our platform has already passed acceptance testing, and the first transaction will take place within a month," said a bank representative.

Recall, Sber is included in the register of operators of information systems, in which the issue of digital financial assets.
According to the forecasts of the head of the State Duma Committee on Financial Market, the first CFA may be issued in the Russian Federation by the end of 2022.

VTB also plans to test the purchase of digital financial assets for digital rubles in September, VTB board member Svyatoslav Ostrovsky said.

He noted that the bank plans to start the exchange of non-cash rubles into digital rubles for the subsequent purchase of CFA as early as next year.