Monday , February 19 2018

Banking

BIS chief sees ‘strong case’ for cryptocurrency intervention

Bloomberg There is a “strong case” for authorities to rein in digital currencies because of their links to the established financial system, Bank for International Settlements General Manager Agustin Carstens said. In his first major public speech as head of the Basel, Switzerland-based institution, Carstens argued that central banks — ...

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UBS warns staff on possible tighter crypto trading rules

Bloomberg UBS Group AG may require staff to seek approval before trading cryptocurrencies in their personal accounts, bringing its policy on whipsawing virtual money into line with its rules on dealing other securities. “At present the Global Policy on Personal Investment is silent on cryptocurrencies and thus disclosure and pre-clearance ...

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