Eric Rosengren, chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, predicts that the Bitcoin bubble will soon crumble because the cryptocurrency has no long-term value.
Interview The New York Times February 20, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said that Bitcoin’s continuous rally will sooner or later end. “Personally, I was quite surprised that the Bitcoin price is still soaring,” said Mr Rosengren.
Show Bitcoin are being traded at more close range 56,000 USD/copper. Bitcoin market capitalization has surpassed the mark 1,000 billion USD. However, Mr. Rosengren said that Bitcoin has no value in the long term.
“I predict some central banks around the world will own mainstream cryptocurrencies in the future. By then, people will no longer use Bitcoin,” said the president of the Boston Fed.
Bitcoin price is approaching 56,000 USD / dong. Photo: Coin Desk.
“Over time, the price of Bitcoin will be under greater pressure,” predicted Rosengren. The Boston Fed President said China and Sweden will announce their official cryptocurrencies in the future. The Boston Fed is also working on this solution in the US.
Over time, a number of central banks have been experimenting with using cryptocurrencies. Last year, the Bahamas central bank introduced the Sand Dollar, a cryptocurrency.
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