BlackRock CEO: We Don’t Need Libra, We Need Te

CEO of the world’s largest exchange-traded fund provider BlackRock claimed that he does not consider Facebook’s Libra a cryptocurrency. The need to democratize foreign currency exchange In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box on July 19, BlackRock’s Larry Fink emphasized that there is a huge need to democratize the exchange of foreign currencies in cross-border transactions and to bring down the fees of the interchange. The financial executive pointed out the existing problem of overcharging cross-border transactions, claiming that people who need to send money worldwide usually do that through organizations…

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