Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP: Banks’ Crypto Holdings Exposed By BCBS

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP: Banks’ Crypto Holdings Exposed By BCBS

In an unprecedented analysis, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has unveiled a comprehensive report detailing the involvement of banks in crypto assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP. The data, which marks a significant step in understanding institutional engagement in the crypto sector, reveals that total crypto exposures reported by banks stand at approximately […]

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