Deutsche Bank on Twitter:

“Bitcoin’s market cap of $1 tn makes it too important to ignore. But will it evolve into an asset class, or will its illiquidity remain an obstacle? Find out more in the latest instalment of “The Future of Payments” from Marion Laboure.”

«Central banks and governments understand that cryptocurrencies are here to stay, so they are expected to start regulating crypto-assets late this year or early next year. They are also speeding up research on their own Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and launching pilots.»

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China’s National Digital Currency

No, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) are not at all “similar to Bitcoin”, nor technological progress. A centralised blockchain is just a slow and inefficient database.

First country to launch their CBDC, China merely nationalised WeChat pay and Alipay, with even more centralization and stricter limitations.

Value automatically decreases, funds expire and disappear, can’t send money to friends and family… Central Bank dystopia!

Bitcoin fixes this.

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