October 31, 2019

Financial System Can Not See Cryptos Deflationary Impact

William Peets, who is an investment strategist, indicated on an extensively underestimating of the deflationary influence of Bitcoin and blockchain.

In conversation with Real Vision Finance from October 30, he said that blockchain is a generational shift in technology with substantial consequences for the nowadays financial system. It’s recognizing is going very slow.


Elimination macro disequilibrium

As Peets said, finance is ready for destruction by crypto and blockchain. The application of the technology will eat the monopoly power of traditional financial services incumbents:

“Security issuance, tokenization of real assets, trading of those assets, custody can be done more effectively with allocation ledger technology.”

He emphasized one more time that a “huge part of the market” does not see the potential influence of such further change, as well as how quickly this alteration could occur.

After 2008 he declared that the possibly deflationary effect of blockchain could be decisive to softening some of the worst dysfunctions of a debt-driven system, stating that:

“What’s going on in the macro environment as it connected to backlog and the amount of debt that’s trading out and negative interest rates, it really starts to make you think about the temporary monetary system, and if that’s steady.” 

Signal to be awaken

According to previously reported information, analysts regard that even ahead of receiving widespread global traction, the very existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies is already having a beneficial impact on the global financial sector. 

Private digital currencies serve as competition for local investment and in this way, constrain monetary policy, thereby generating lower inflation.

“The world was “sleepwalking” into a financial crisis even worse than that of 2008.” – such words heard attendants from former Bank of England governor Mervyn King at the International Monetary Fund’s general meeting earlier this month.


This article is intended as a news item to inform our readers of various events and developments that affect, or that might in the future affect, the value of the cryptocurrency described above. The information contained herein is not intended to provide, and it does not provide, sufficient information to form the basis for an investment decision, and you should not rely on this information for that purpose.

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