How do banks feel about cryptocurrency?

Banks are worried
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Why Banks are worried about Cryptocurrencies?

The traditional banking institutions are slow to adjust to new regulations and regulatory frameworks. If you as a business owner of the crypto company goes to the bank requesting opening a bank account, once you mention that you are operating in “that bitcoin stuff” 95% of banks will not permit you to open a bank account, or worse- they will open a bank account for you and after some period they will shut it down and give you 14 day to withdraw the capital. It is no wonder that banks are acting like that since there are no yet clear regulations in all countries of Europe. (not earlier than in 2 years there will be: MiCa). Additional reasons:

Decentralized Character

Crypto assets were designed as an alternative to traditional banking infrastructure that doesn’t need an intermediary and isn’t tethered to the capacity of a centralized government, bank. Instead of depending on centralized intermediaries in these transactions, the trust is seated in the blockchain code and the distributed nature of the blockchain.

AML/KYC Concerns

Many banks are concerned about the lack of anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) regulations surrounding digital currency transactions. Frequently, banks are under the impression that cryptocurrency transactions can’t be tracked for AML and KYC considerations, which could lead to illegal activity and scams on the network.


The price of cryptocurrencies has generally been volatile over their short life. Banks see this as a risk because historically, the price hasn’t been stable, so they believe the currency might not remain a stable investment vehicle over time.

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