Fed Powell comments on payment systems, no discussion of rates…

Posted: 2017-03-03 17:30:29 | Author: Predator Research Predator Research

Reuters Supplied Highlights:

Sees privacy issues raised if central banks issue digital currencies and track issuance.

(An interesting choice of words)

Warns of digital currency’s vulnerability to cyber attacks and money laundering.

Sees blockchain technology improving payment systems but risk must be considered

Sees “Permissioned” payment systems gaining popularity in near future over open ones like bitcoin.

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