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Bank of England governor dismissed Bitcoin as a means of payment

During a virtual conference hosted by the Brookings Institute, Andrew Bailey, Bank of England’s (BoE) governor, stressed that crypto assets are just “unsuited to the world of payments.” In prepared remarks on the future of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins, Bailey qualified Bitcoin (BTC) as an asset that has “no connection at all

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Speculation Undermines Crypto Prices and Utility, Says Bank of England Senior Economist

Speculation creates congestion on the blockchain that harms a cryptocurrency's utility and overall value, a senior economist at the Bank of England (BoE) has said. Peter Zimmerman, who has been a senior economist at the U.K. central bank since 2007, argued in a working paper published Friday that speculation undermines

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Bank of England Governor Suggests Cryptocurrency Could Replace the US Dollar

The U.S dollar is arguably the most popular currency today. Controlled by the most powerful country in the world, the U.S. dollar currently holds a substantial influence over trade across the globe. But according to the Bank of England governor, cryptocurrency might take its place.The governor of the Bank of

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