Nobody Shills Bitcoin Quite Like The International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may have accidentally delivered its biggest advertisement for Bitcoin yet as it argues for negative interest rates. Bitcoin Proponents Thank IMF… Again Retweeting a blog post from February this year, the financial organization reiterated its faith in central banks increasing negative interest rates – essentially taxes on using money. “In […]

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IMF: ‘Financial Inclusion’ Will Boost Global Economy (As Long as It’s Not Bitcoin)

The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth is slowing to its lowest rate since the financial crisis. But while it urges financial inclusion, don’t expect the IMF to embrace Bitcoin anytime soon. Lowest Economic Growth Since Financial Crisis After performing a downward revision, to the lowest since the financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund […]

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World Bank Group Chief Says Blockchain Has ‘Huge Potential’ After Bond Success

The president of the World Bank has said Blockchain holds “huge potential” and that “embracing technology” is essential to it meeting its aims. Kim: World Bank ‘Not Keeping Up’ Speaking at the joint annual meetings event with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this week, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim mentioned both cryptocurrency and distributed-ledger […]

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