"We've never done as much work on consumer education as we have on virtual currency Giancarlo said. This facilitates and logs cryptocurrency transactions and is seen as a technology borne out of bitcoin that could potentially outlast the cryptocurrency craze. Bitcoin is the first, and the biggest, cryptocurrency a decentralised tradeable digital asset. Its something we are looking at very carefully and will continue to look at, Mnuchin said. Steven Mnuchin image via Shutterstock, the leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.
Show chapters, banking chiefs have watched the rise of cryptocurrencies, which are not created by states, with great interest, as have the traditional creators of money, central banks. You want it to be liquid, you want it to be stable and you want it not to be forged now there we are in the crypto space. Treasury Secretary, steven Mnuchin is taking the lead on bringing together federal government agencies to coordinate regulation of cryptocurrencies, the chairmen of two financial regulatory commissions said Tuesday.
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In prepared remarks, Clayton said he and Giancarlo are open to exploring with Congress whether increased federal regulation of cryptocurrency trading platforms is necessary or appropriate. Tuesday's hearing did not address recent reports about potential price manipulation at Bitfinex, a major cryptocurrency exchange. The FCA said: The FCA agrees with the committees conclusion that bitcoin and similar crypto-assets are ill-suited to retail investors, and as we have warned in the past, investors in this type of crypto-asset should be prepared to lose all their money. And thats something that is a concern of ours today. Joshua Roberts Reuters, treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies to the House Financial Services Committee on "The Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council" on Capitol Hill in Washington,.S., February 6, 2018. Crypto-assets are not covered by the City regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA and there are no formal mechanisms for consumer redress or investor compensation. We should embrace it and work towards a global solution to managing it because if we don't it will create systemic risk Fink said. Treasury did not immediately respond to a cnbc request for comment. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin says that the federal government is concerned about the use of bitcoin in illicit dark web markets.