The first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank told about the «effects of viagra» in the history of cryptocurrency

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The Bank of Russia expresses its concerns related to «effects of viagra» in the field of cryptocurrency, you have a tool that can be used for payments, form the basis of the speculative boom and the financial pyramid, said the first Deputy Chairman of the CBR Sergey Shvetsov, speaking at the Gaidar forum.

«We are concerned about «the viagra effect». Viagra was invented by accident in the search formula for the heart muscle, but the result was something else,» — said Shvetsov, commenting on the popularity of the cryptocurrency in the world.

«We are concerned that were created for the global market, something that can be used as a means of payment, but created an elegant platform for a Ponzi scheme. Was looking for one, got the other,» he explained.

According to him, at the moment there is absolutely high demand for cryptocurrency not as a means of circulation, payment, namely as a means to invest in something that people don’t really understand, then to resell it more expensive.

«That is, in pure form turned out of the investment story. But for this investment story is no big «facepa», so it’s good that we think about it. But certainly the regulators will not do anything that will contribute to the growth of these pyramids,» he concluded.

The Agency «RIA Novosti» media group «Russia today» is the official news Agency of the Gaidar forum — 2018 «Russia and the world: aims and values». The forum organizer — the Russian Academy of national economy and state service under the President of Russia (Ranepa).

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