Mnuchin Calls for Crypto Regulatory Talk At G20 Summit
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has indicated he is planning to raise the subject of cryptocurrency regulation during an upcoming G20 summit.
A group of central bank regulators and government ministers said Sunday that cryptocurrencies don't pose a risk to global financial stability.
Cryptocurrencies are "an important item" on the agenda for next week's G20 summit, documents show.
Argentina's Central Bank chairman, Frederico Sturzenegger, said the G20 members are looking for "specific recommendations" on cryptocurrencies.
Japan is reportedly planning to use the G20 meeting next week to call for combined efforts to combat cryptocurrency use in money laundering.
France and Germany have called for the G-20 to discuss cooperative action on cryptocurrencies ahead of a summit next month.