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Mohamed El-Erian at the Summit on the Global Agenda, 2008. (WEF)
Bitcoin’s Safe Haven Status Bolstered by Treasury Underperformance, Mohamed El-Erian Says
"You have people talking about bitcoins, about equity, being the safe asset," El-Erian told CNBC.
Mohamed El-Erian at the Summit on the Global Agenda, 2008. (WEF)

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Crypto Exposure May Impact Financial Firms' Risk Profiles: Allianz
Allianz's report looked at the proliferation of new technologies and the impact they may have on any company’s risk profile.
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Allianz Global Investors Chief Calls for Cryptocurrency Ban
The CEO and global CIO of Allianz's investment arm has said cryptocurrencies should be banned by regulators.
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Insurance Giant Allianz Is Testing a Token to Move Money Internally
Allianz is testing a blockchain token to move money between its global affiliates.
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DUBAI/UAE, 08NOV08 - Mohamed A. el Erian, Managing Director, Co-Chief Information, Officer, Pacific IINvestment Management Company, USA, at the  Summit on the Global Agenda, 07 November - 09 November 2008. 
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El-Erian Predicts Bitcoin Crash if Savvier Investors Sit Out Correction
Either the investor base diversifies during this price correction or bitcoin will crash very hard, former Pimco chief predicts.
DUBAI/UAE, 08NOV08 - Mohamed A. el Erian, Managing Director, Co-Chief Information, Officer, Pacific IINvestment Management Company, USA, at the  Summit on the Global Agenda, 07 November - 09 November 2008. 
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">www.weforum.org</a>)/Photo by Norbert Schiller

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Allianz Unveils Blockchain Prototype for Self-Insurance Products
Global insurer Allianz has unveiled a new blockchain prototype focused on "captive" insurance policies.
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DUBAI/UAE, 08NOV08 - Mohamed A. el Erian, Managing Director, Co-Chief Information, Officer, Pacific IINvestment Management Company, USA, at the  Summit on the Global Agenda, 07 November - 09 November 2008. 
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">www.weforum.org</a>)/Photo by Norbert Schiller
Finance Bigwig Mohamed El-Erian Says Bitcoin Is a Commodity
Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian says bitcoin's price volatility makes it seem more like a commodity than a currency.
DUBAI/UAE, 08NOV08 - Mohamed A. el Erian, Managing Director, Co-Chief Information, Officer, Pacific IINvestment Management Company, USA, at the  Summit on the Global Agenda, 07 November - 09 November 2008. 
Copyright <a href="http://www.weforum.org">World Economic Forum</a> (<a href="http://www.weforum.org">www.weforum.org</a>)/Photo by Norbert Schiller

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Insurance Trade Group Launches Blockchain Research Effort
An insurance and reinsurance industry trade organization headquartered in the UK is launching a new blockchain research project.
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European Insurance Firms Launch New Blockchain Consortium
Five major European insurance and reinsurance companies have partnered on a new blockchain initiative.
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Allianz Tests Blockchain to Boost Catastrophe Bond Trades
Germany-based insurance giant Allianz has tested how blockchain-based smart contracts could be used to handle catastrophe swaps and bonds.
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