ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Regulating Cryptocurrencies


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently called for more regulation of cryptocurrencies, arguing that their rapid growth and potential impact on the global financial system make it imperative for governments to take action. While some may view this as an overreach of government authority, I believe that increased regulation is necessary to ensure the stability of the financial system and protect consumers.

The IMF’s concerns are not unfounded. Cryptocurrencies have grown tremendously in popularity over the past decade, with Bitcoin alone reaching a market capitalisation of over $1 trillion at its peak. While some view cryptocurrencies as a way to decentralise financial systems and provide greater privacy, others have raised concerns about their potential for facilitating money laundering, terrorism financing, and other illicit activities.

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Updated On : 4th Mar, 2023
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