Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan CEO, says he has “no interest” in cryptocurrency

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August 7, 2018 by
Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan CEO, says he has “no interest” in cryptocurrency

Jamie Dimon, the Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase has explained cryptocurrency as “fraud” sharing his disinterest in it. Inning accordance with a Fifth August record by Bloomberg, Dimon on the previous day participated in 25th Yearly Summertime Party Gala arranged by Aspen Institute. In this occasion, he made vital comments on cryptocurrency, generally and also Bitcoin [BTC], in particular.

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The media has actually been speedy sufficient to spread the comments as well as Nouriel Roubini, a popular American economic expert expressed his views online which aligned with Dimon’s. In the first phase of the year, Roubini has actually likewise expressed his critical viewpoints on the leading most electronic currency in the crypto area. Nevertheless, Bloomberg’s record has also suggested that Dimon has specified that, “governments might transfer to shut down the currencies [cryptocurrency], due to a failure to regulate them.”

Dimon’s previous talk about cryptocurrency

Previously, in September last year he has called Bitcoin a “fraudulence.” Later Dimon stated that he “regretted” for describing the virtual money in such an appropriate manner. Nonetheless, attending to the press reporters he commented in October, 2017, “I would not place this high up on the category of essential things on the planet. Yet I’m not going to discuss bitcoin anymore.”

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Thinking about the previous experiences, in the July August edition of Harvard Business Evaluation, Dimon denied to comment on digital currencies. He has respectfully handled the concern on cryptocurrency stating, “I possibly shouldn’t say any more concerning cryptocurrency.”

Nonetheless, in his sight, blockchain innovation is “genuine” and also JPMorgan “will certainly utilize it for a lot of things.” Viewpoints on cryptocurrencies have constantly varied with JPMorgan reps. In May, 2018 the co-president of the financial institution commented that virtual currencies, “are actual but not in the existing form.”


A mechanical engineer turned journalist, Shekar takes a keen interest in the study and analysis of cryptocurrencies and blockchain strategy. With the cryptocurrency world blooming in the recent days, he finds great interest in monitoring their growth and gathering every possible piece of information about them. He works as a crypto-journalist for the website Coinchats.

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