was released on a financi
on site run by the Bank of Japan. It’s broadly aimed at the general public and includes questions about whether cryptocurrencies can be considered money, whether you can profit off them, and whether it’s likely they will be stolen again.As bitcoin closed out a dismal quarter, 中特网天线宝宝 the BOJ raising awareness about crypto-risks is unlikely to cheer market bulls. BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has previously expressed apprehension about them, and the finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 nations last month warned that they could destabilize financial markets.The BOJ’s Q&A, publish
ed last week, gives a basic overview of cryptocurrencies, explaining how they̵7;re different from traditional currencies, notes there’s no central bank to back them up, and details how you won’t necessarily profit from investing in them.One question on the page asks “Shouldn’t we ban something we don’t really understand?” In response, the central bank says that cryptocurrencies have yet to truly fulfill the goals of their creators, but concedes that if the technology advances enough, there’s still a possibility they could create a new system that dramatically improves people’s lives.TwitterFacebookLinkedInGET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMESIN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5Mail the editorError ReportRepublishingCommenting PolicyJOIN THE CONVERSATIONLATEST BUSINESS STORIESWorkplace equality 'decades away' in Britain as men dominate top jobsEquality for women at work is decades away in Britain, according to a study released Monday that found just 6 percent of chief executives at leading
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