London Stock Exchange Exec: Fiat Cash Impeding Blockchain Trials

London Stock Exchange Exec: Fiat Cash Impeding Blockchain Trials

Fiat currencies are hampering blockchain innovation – at least according to David Harris, head of commercial innovation at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). In a keynote address at the third annual London Blockchain Summit today, Harris told a crowd of about 150 global bankers, insurers and technology providers that he looks forward to a day when central banks will issue their own cryptocurrency. While not a new aspiration , the reason Harris gives for wanting to move to a cryptocurrency equivalent notably stems from LSEG’s role on the Borsa Italiana project , which looks to issue some types […]