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2021-10-17 16:30:09

Bank Of England Will Scramble To Buy BTC Before It Hits $1 Million, Says Bitcoin Maximalist

Bitcoin expert Max Keiser has said that the Bank of England (BoE) will scramble to buy Bitcoin before the digital asset trades at $1 million. His comments come after Bank of England’s deputy governor for financial stability, Jon Cunliffe, warned that cryptocurrencies could spark a global financial crisis unless tough regulations are introduced. Although regulators in many countries have started putting policies in place to manage the rapid growth of cryptocurrencies, Cunliffe said this must be pursued as a matter of urgency. Bank of England Warns Against Crypto The deputy Bank of England governor has called for strict regulations on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. According to the Guardian, Cunliffe has played a central role in monitoring cryptocurrencies over recent years as an adviser to the G20’s financial stability board and the central banks’ overarching advisory body, the Geneva-based Bank of International Settlements. Related Reading | Bank Of England Seeks To Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations In a speech on Wednesday, October 13, Cunliffe compared the growth rate of the crypto market, from $16 billion five years ago to $2.3 trillion today, to the $1.2 trillion subprime mortgage market before the 2008 financial crash. He said there was a probability that financial markets could be rocked in a few years by an event of similar magnitude. “When something in the financial system is growing very fast and growing...