Central banks need better crypto asset data to contain risk – ECB research

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Central banks around the world need to bridge the existing data gap on crypto assets to better contain future financial risks arising from them, according to research published today by the European Central Bank. The increase in linkages between the regulated financial sector and crypto assets over time may overwhelm current regulatory and financial frameworks, the research finds.

Previously most central bankers – while warning of the risks of crypto assets – have said their limited scale means

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