Bank of England Dep. Governor: Digital Currency Puts Banks at Risk; Bitcoin Won’t Replace USD, GBP

The Bank of England’s deputy governor for monetary policy, Ben Broadbent believes that the issuance of digital currency by central banks will put commercial banking’s business model and practices at risk. He also stated that digital currencies (bitcoin etc.) are unlikely to replace established fiat currencies. Bank of England (BoE) deputy governor Ben Broadbent has … Read more