General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements: Supporting countries around the world to create digital versions of national currencies

Recently, Agustin Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, said that because Facebook launched Libra cryptocurrency, they had to issue their own digital currency in advance, and the BIS will support countries around the world to create numbers. The version of the national currency, because the market changes faster. Agustin Carstens was not optimistic about the "first generation" cryptocurrency, and said Bitcoin and Ethereum are speculative tools, but now due to the launch of Libra, the BIS believes it can be quickly established in global finance. Dominance and pose a potential threat to traditional financial institutions. On the other hand, Agustin Carstens pointed out that this global cryptocurrency needs to be regulated from the anti-money laundering rules.