The Bank of England in London, seen on March 11, 2020. Central banks and public authorities are still the glue that holds the monetary and financial system together. Photo: AFP
The Bank of England in London, seen on March 11, 2020. Central banks and public authorities are still the glue that holds the monetary and financial system together. Photo: AFP
Agustín Carstens
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Agustín Carstens

Future of money lies with central banks, not Big Tech or cryptocurrency

  • Banks will remain as vital as ever in the digital age as they provide the trust needed to hold our monetary system together
  • Able to evolve over time, they provide a stable foundation on which private financial services can build and digital innovation can thrive

The Bank of England in London, seen on March 11, 2020. Central banks and public authorities are still the glue that holds the monetary and financial system together. Photo: AFP
The Bank of England in London, seen on March 11, 2020. Central banks and public authorities are still the glue that holds the monetary and financial system together. Photo: AFP
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