Browsing the "Agustín Carstens" Tag

BIS Chief: Central Banks May Issue Digital Currencies ‘Sooner Than We Think’

| Daniel Palmer

The chief of the Bank for International Settlements has acknowledged that central banks will likely soon need to issue their own digital currencies.

Central Banks See ‘No Value’ in Issuing Digital Currency: BIS Chief

| Yogita Khatri

BIS chief Agustin Carstens has said that central banks are wary about issuing digital currencies due to the "huge operational consequences."

BIS Chief to Crypto Coders: ‘Stop Trying to Create Money’

| Wolfie Zhao

Agustín Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, made strong comments again on cryptocurrency.

Economist Roubini: ‘Crypto Crazies’ Are ‘Cyber Terrorists’

| Annaliese Milano

Noted economist Nouriel Roubini resumed his criticism of cryptocurrencies on Twitter Tuesday, calling the tech's enthusiasts "crypto-crazies."

BIS Chief Slams Bitcoin As Ponzi Scheme and Threat to Central Banks

| Annaliese Milano

The head of the Bank for International Settlements has blasted bitcoin as "a bubble," "a Ponzi scheme" and an "environmental disaster."

Mexican Law Would Give Central Bank Oversight of Cryptocurrency Startups

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Mexico's government is close to introducing legislation that would regulate fintech firms, including those that work with cryptocurrencies.

Bank of Mexico Governor: Bitcoin More Commodity Than Currency

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

The highest-ranking official at Banco de Mexico has stated that the central bank is unlikely to classify bitcoin as a currency.