Blog posts tagged by tag: Cryptocurrency
While the pace of the transition varies wildly from country to country, the tide of thought is gradually turning in favor of Central Bank digital currencies (CBDCs). In our latest insight piece, we examine what is motivating central banks to take this step, and the potential implications of CBDC adoption for the economy.
Last year, cryptocurrencies made headlines as their value continued to rocket up, reaching a high of around $20000 in December. Bitcoin has recently drifted from the public spotlight, but not before its value crashed drastically in the space of a few months at the start of 2018.
It’s been a little over nine years since Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator (or creators) of Bitcoin, published the paper entitled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System. Written off for many years, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have since risen to prominence and economists, traders, financial gurus, central bankers and other financial authorities around the world are taking notice.
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