财新传媒
财新英文 > 要闻 > 正文

Speculative Nature of Bitcoin Highlights Role for IMF-Backed Digital Currency, Ex-Central Banker Says

2019年11月12日 21:09 来源于 财新网
Special Drawing Rights could provide the necessary asset backing for a digital currency, Jean-Claude Trichet tells Caixin Summit
Former head of the European Central Bank Jean Trichet. Photo: Wei Shumin/Caixin

The former head of the European Central Bank (ECB), Jean-Claude Trichet, added his voice to growing concerns among international policymakers about the disruption cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could inflict on the international financial system, describing them as speculative and lacking the necessary characteristics of a real currency.

版面编辑:喻竹杨洋
财新私房课
好课推荐
财新微信