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Bank of England to consider adopting cryptocurrency

The Bank of England will examine how Britain could adopt a bitcoin-style digital currency as part of a global group of central banks that have joined together to examine the possible pitfalls of relying on electronic money.

Bank of England to consider adopting cryptocurrency
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Britain could adopt cryptocurrency
  • Shared by the Guardian
  • January 22, 2020
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Bank officials will meet with the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank (ECB), the Sveriges Riksbank, the Bank of Canada, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) to pool research and experiences of the potential for a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

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