The US treasury secretary has warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Photo: AFP The US treasury secretary has warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Photo: AFP
The US treasury secretary has warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Photo: AFP
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‘Explosion of risk’ from digital markets, cryptocurrencies, US treasury secretary warns

  • Janet Yellen said cryptocurrencies and virtual assets offered promise, but they had also been used misused by criminals and to finance terrorism
  • She said new financial technologies could be used to stem the flow of dark money from organised crime and fight back against hackers

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The US treasury secretary has warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Photo: AFP The US treasury secretary has warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Photo: AFP
The US treasury secretary has warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Photo: AFP
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