New ‘currency’ aims to tackle failings of its predecessors

Digital currency

A new “currency” known as Saga, or SGA, launched today (December 10). It joins a crowded field of crypto assets and stablecoins, each hoping to reinvent money.

Saga, the company that operates the SGA system, claims its offering has points of difference that could contribute to its viability. For one, it has the backing of a handful of high-profile former central bankers, including one-time Bank of Israel governor Jacob Frenkel, and former monetary policy-maker Barry Topf.

It also has a

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