The U.K. government said it plans to issue a non-fungible token (NFT) to signal its commitment to a "forward-looking approach" on cryptocurrency technology and investment.
- Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak asked the Royal Mint, the producer of British coins, to make an NFT in coming months, John Glen, minister and economic secretary to the Treasury, said at the Innovate Finance Global Summit on Monday.
- This will be an "emblem of the forward-looking approach we are determined to take," Glen said.
- The announcement also included the government's vision for stablecoins and distributed ledger technologies as part of its strategy for the U.K. financial services industry.
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