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The head of the Swiss Central Bank: bitcoin is more an investment than a currency

The chairman of the National Bank of Switzerland, Thomas Jordan, argues that at present bitcoin is more of an investment object than a currency. This is written by Reuters .

"The central banks are very intensively working on issues related to the crypto currency ," Jordan said. " I would regard it more as an investment than as a currency."
The head of the Swiss Central Bank also noted that crypto-currencies can potentially have a significant impact on the financial system. At the same time, he believes, central banks should study issues related to digital currencies more closely.

Earlier, ForkLog published an article by Finance Professor Asvat Damodaran, who argues that bitcoin is a currency , not an investment.