Japan backs global dialogue on Bitcoin, including at G-20

Introduction

Date: 8 March 2018. Duration: 9:11

As Bitcoin has grabbed headlines with its wild price swings, authorities around the world have been scrambling to regulate the new phenomenon of digital currencies. Tsering Namgyal, MLex’s Hong Kong-based financial correspondent, was in Brussels with chief correspondent John Rega and news editor Sam Wilkin. Here they discuss different global approaches and what’s at stake.

For more insight:

Japan backs global dialogue on Bitcoin, including at G-20 (28 February 2018)

No Bitcoin regulation due before 2020 under EU’s wait-and-see approach (26 February 2018)