UNITED KINGDOM – The Bank of England (BOE) announces once again that it’ll adopt cryptocurrency or what they also call Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). Broctagon’s CEO states that the move is not surprising.
As per the created mainstream media reportage landscape, the Bank of England (BOE) is open to adoption digital assets. They also prefer to call it CBDC or Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The only significant difference is that CBDC has a lawful tender status affirmed by the government, and the State delivers these.
According to the CEO of Broctagon, Don Guo, he said that the move done by the Bank of England is not a surprise. He explained that countries that can implement a CBDC would benefit as these will have borderless currency, which is also undisputable and efficient.
The conventional media storm was kindled by the news that the United Kingdom or the UK is one out of six countries in the BIS or the Bank of International Settlements to share intellect on more in-depth analysis and research in the possible cases for national CBDC. However, it’s not the first time that this establishment showed its interest in cryptocurrency.
Ben Broadbent, Monetary Policy of the Bank of England’s deputy governor, touted the interest in 2016, which was during a speech at the London School of Economics. Also, it’s reported in a staff employed paper in 2018.
As per Blockchain News, Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, negated his speech, which was called “Enabling the FinTech transformation: Revolution, Restoration, and Reformation?” The cancellation was after the killing of UK Labour MP Jo Cox, and it was shared at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet for Bankers and Merchants of the City of London on June 16, 2016, at the Mansion House, London.
Carney also talked about the Financial Stability Board (FSB) in the year 2016. As per him, the ledger is currently digital, and it can be dispersed. He shared that FinTech can deliver more buoyant funding infrastructure, new methods to input, and analyze information, and more effective settlement and trade.
In a different Blockchain News article published in 2017, Canadian Carney stated that the Bank of England is searching into the technical and policy issues posed by CBDC. Furthermore, it’s emerging Blockchain pieces of evidence.
Last year, Carney raised the issue regarding his call for an international monetary network to substitute the United States or the US dollar. It is adding that the public segment rules a “Synthetic Hegemonic Currency” or SHC. It’s also supported by several CBDCs that might substitute the US dollar as the international reserve currency.
Aside from Carney, Allianze Mohamed El Erian, the chief economic adviser, Christine Lagarde, the IMF Managing Director, the Chinese central bank, and Putin and the Kremlin also recommended that the new money is about to change the dollar.