Central Banking

Cœuré sees cyber threats and virtual currencies rising on payments agenda

Benoît Cœuré

The Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) should shift its focus away from securities and over-the-counter derivative markets, and towards other topics such as cyber threats and virtual currencies, according to Benoît Cœuré.

The CPSS acts as a forum for central bankers to "monitor and analyse" developments in payment, settlement and clearing systems, and as a global standard-setting body.

It comprises senior officials from 25 central banks across the globe and chaired by Benoît Cœur

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