Bitcoin "Not the Answer to the Cashless Economy" Says Top Brass European Banks


725 Ly9jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy8zMjg1NzEzNTFhMTFhZGVlNjI0MmZhOGQ1ZTU4NzVjYi5qcGc= - Bitcoin "Not the Answer to the Cashless Economy" Says Top Brass European Banks

Leaders of the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank for International Settlements ( BRI) have stated that Bitcoin is not the answer to the cashless economy, "in a statement issued on March 13.

Benoît Cœuré and Jacqueline Loh add that banks should improve cash transfer options in commentary on BIS report on Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)

Benoît Cœuré is a member of the ECB's Board of Directors and Chairman of the Commission payments and market infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Jacqueline Loh is Chair of the BIS Markets Committee

Bitcoin is a "challenge" to be met through the offer improved from s consumers in the remittance market, they argue, concluding:

"Despite its many flaws, bitcoin has put spo highlighting of an old failure of our system current: cross-border retail payments … However, these payment channels are generally much slower, less transparent and much more expensive than domestic channels. The improvements here are the best way to meet the bitcoin challenge.

The BIS report and the comments of Cœuré and Loh are nevertheless wary of the subject of the regulation of cryptocurrency, Cœuré having planned that the subject In February, the president of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Daniele Nouy, ​​said the regulation was "not exactly very high on his to-do list."

Blockchain remains the major outlet for EU support in 2018, the European Commission unveiling a Blockchain Observatory dedicated in February and last week detailing its regulatory plans for technology and financial technologies.

What's Your Reaction?

Cute Cute
0
Cute
Geeky Geeky
0
Geeky
LOL LOL
0
LOL
Love Love
0
Love
OMG OMG
0
OMG
WIN WIN
0
WIN
WTF WTF
0
WTF
Like Like
0
Like
Dislike Dislike
0
Dislike
Damn Damn
0
Damn
Angry
0
Angry
Cry
0
Cry

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like

More From: Cryptocurrencies

DON'T MISS

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format
%d bloggers like this: