FSB intrigued by potential uses of distributed ledgers

Bank of England governor Mark Carney
Mark Carney

Members of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) are investigating the potential within new technologies, including distributed ledgers, in bringing benefits to the financial system, FSB chair Mark Carney said today (March 31).

One of the FSB's priorities in 2016 is to further examine the implications of financial innovation, with an eye on the financial stability risks. But speaking at the FSB meeting in Tokyo, Carney said members had seen "actually quite exciting opportunities" associated with t