Digital Currencies exist before the age of Cryptocurrencies. It exhibits properties similar to digital currencies where it can be traded and used to purchase physical goods and services. Despite its controversial position as an instrument of trade, there exist applications where digital currencies can help promote financial inclusion.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe how digital currencies and blockchain technology are impacting global markets.
2. Explain the need to regulate Digital Currencies.
3. Discover the use of Digital Currencies beyond Fundraising.