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No way out of QE policy dead-end, Time to get serious about cryptocurrencies

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No way out of QE policy dead-end, Time to get serious about cryptocurrencies

Tuesday 2 March 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.9.2

Commentary: No way out of QE policy dead-end

By Tamim Bayoumi in Washington

Central banks are stuck in a problem of their own creation, as a result of choosing to combat the 2008 financial crisis through quantitative easing. That strategy shows every sign of becoming a long-term one, despite initial assumptions that it was only a temporary emergency response. Buying up large amounts of securities to prop up the economy was not the error. It was choosing the wrong assets to buy.

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Commentary: Time to get serious about cryptocurrencies

By Stephen Stonberg in Vaduz

In an industry that is characterised by caution and a conservative approach towards other people’s savings, institutional investors have steered clear of digital assets such as bitcoin – despite its strong returns and spectacular performance. Times are changing. The demand for technological disruption and the gains this can bring has never been greater. Institutional investors must look to this new horizon and the role they’ll play in shaping our future economy.

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