• El Salvador’s bitcoin adventure

    Open Forum     |      October 7, 2021

    The growing importance of remittances in El Salvador has opened the doors to increased use of digital currencies, but the volatility of crypto-currency presents a significant barrier to this process.

  • Tackling the dark side of crypto

    Christine Lagarde     |      March 19, 2018

    The attributes which make crypto-assets so appealing are what also makes them dangerous. The IMF is taking steps to ensure ensure financial integrity and protect consumers in the crypto world just as it has for the traditional financial sector.