Many governments as well as citizens remain cautious about cryptocurrencies as they lack awareness and understanding of their nature. However, history proves that digital currencies are just another form of money like shells or silver coins with the only difference that it cannot be touched for the first time ever.
A lot of people don’t know the difference between cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, and privacy coins. On one hand, both stablecoins and privacy coins belong to cryptocurrency. However, these kinds of coins possess peculiarities cryptos like bitcoin don’t have.
The use of Bitcoin and other digital currencies has played a big role in the economic recession caused by Coronavirus. A lot of people, businesses and companies have stored their wealth in cryptocurrency in fear of inflation caused by the financial crisis due to the pandemic.
The financial technology (fintech) industry has seen a significant boost in terms of innovations. The most important technology is considered to be blockchain. However, some community players doubt that this tech is actually the saturation point of fintech.
2020 is the year of DeFi. The total market value, user volume, and lock-up funds pf DeFi have skyrocketed, driving the rapid rise of decentralized lending, derivatives, decentralized stablecoins, DAOs, DEXs, oracles, etc.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world a lot. The lockdown affected most global industries, having caused one of the biggest crises for the past decades. However, world financial experts predict the situation can become even worse and lead to the complete death of the US dollar.