Swiss govt seeks study of state-backed cryptocurrency

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Swiss govt seeks study of state-backed cryptocurrency

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Switzerland's government has requested a report into the risks and opportunities of launching its own cryptocurrency. The so-called "e-franc" would use technology similar to privately-launched coins like bitcoin but have backing from the state. The lower house of the Swiss ...

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