World News: 13:00 GMT Monday 13th May 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi has claimed that cryptocurrencies are assets and not currencies when recently questioned about his stance on Bitcoin. Draghi said: “Bitcoins or anything like that are not really currencies, they are assets. A euro is a euro – today, tomorrow, in a month, it’s always a euro.” Watch again: Mario Draghi answers a student’s question on cryptocurrencies #ECBYouthDialogue #GenerationEuro pic.twitter.com/5VmHr3sxNw — European Central Bank (@ecb) May 8, 2019 The ECB buys assets The ECB recently made headlines for saying that it “creates money to buy assets”. Draghi also said that both he and the ECB are “behind the euro”. Could this mean that the ECB may have Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies on its shopping The post Mario Draghi classifies Bitcoin as an asset, not a currency appeared first on Coin Rivet.
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