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Comment: UK BOE’s failure to show digital pound benefits sets stage for an awkward reckoning

By Phoebe Seers
  • 30 Jun 2023 13:01
  • 30 Jun 2023 13:01
The Bank of England faces having to sift through tens of thousands of responses to its proposal for a digital pound, with most cautioning against the idea — and it will then, almost inevitably, commit to the next phase of the project. 
With the tide of opinion among central bankers

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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