Stablecoins Are the ‘Biggest Misnomers’ and ‘Oxymorons’ Says New Zealand Central Bank Governor

15 February 2024

The New Zealand Central Bank governor, Adrian Orr, recently branded stablecoins “the biggest misnomers” and “oxymorons.” Orr also rejected the notion that cryptocurrencies could serve as a replacement or supplement to central bank-issued money. Stablecoins Not a Viable Substitute for Money Despite their rise as an alternative to fiat currency in some regions, stablecoins are […]