Quotation Steininger, Lea, Adachi, Mitsutoshi, Kördel, Simon, Palligkinis, Spyros, van der Kraaij, Anton. 2018. Financial stability implications of crypto-assets. Frankfurt/Main:European Central Bank.


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This box assesses potential financial stability concerns related to the rapidly growing market for crypto-assets. Crypto-assets (e.g. bitcoin, ether and ripple) are a new, innovative and high-risk digital asset class.21 Recent price developments and market interest in crypto-assets have given rise to concerns about potential financial stability implications. This box presents key facts on crypto-assets, concluding that they do not currently pose a material risk to financial stability in the euro area, but warrant careful monitoring.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation External
Type of publication Research report, expert opinion
Language English
Title Financial stability implications of crypto-assets
Location Frankfurt/Main
Academic institution European Central Bank
Year 2018
URL https://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/fsr/ecb.fsr201805.en.pdf#page=70

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Steininger, Lea (Details)
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Adachi, Mitsutoshi (ECB, Germany)
Kördel, Simon (ECB, Germany)
Palligkinis, Spyros (ECB, Germany)
van der Kraaij, Anton (ECB, Germany)
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