New technologies and new players in the fintech sector could affect the financial system. This in turn could influence how we work to fulfill our core functions. For this reason, we closely monitor fintech developments.
Bank staff research potential implications of fintech. Their work is produced independently from the Bank’s Governing Council. Staff research may therefore differ from official Bank views. The views expressed in research papers are solely those of the authors. No responsibility for them should be attributed to the Bank.
The Bank is also a founding member of the Blockchain Research Institute.