“Cryptocurrencies are all the rage at the moment and are as much about blockchain as anything else but there could be an increasing desire for alternative medians of exchange in the years to come if we are correct.”
Other updates on this topic:
Kim Hammonds: Blockchain - The power of interaction
Deutsche Bank Global Financial Strategist Masao Muraki: Who is propping up the bitcoin market?
CIO Insights Reflections: If cryptocurrencies are to replace money, then they have to fulfil money’s three core functions...
Deutsche Bank Economists weigh in on bitcoin
Economy Views: Blockchain – transforming financial services
Utility Settlement Coin concept on blockchain gathers pace
Bitcoin: number of Google searches and price levels develop in parallel
Last year the number of Google bitcoin search requests developed in parallel to the price increases in the cryptocurrency. According to a study published in July last year, the correlation had previously been 91 percent. A further study dating from 2015 even concludes that trade in bitcoin can be partly predicted on the basis of search requests.
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From shells to bitcoin
The evolution of money
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Banking in the future - the potential impact of blockchain technology
What if everything they say about blockchain is true and in future two worlds will co-exist - the 'real world' of institutions and physical goods and the 'digital world' providing services and applications powered by blockchain technology?
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