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Cryptocurrencies and their implications for Singapore

As crytocurrencies evolve, keeping up with blockchain technology - likely to become widely used - is key. Singapore is keeping abreast.

If crypto- currencies become more widely used, they clearly have potential for systemic risks.

THE market capitalisation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies seems to keep hitting fresh highs almost every other week. More cautious observers remind us about the "tulip mania" of 17th century Netherlands.

Central banks around the world are keeping a close eye on this phenomenon. The...

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