Fitch Ratings

Fitch Warns El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption Will Be Negative for Insurers’ Credit

The ratings agency warns there are additional regulatory and operating risks tied to the country adopting bitcoin as legal tender.

News  ·  16 August 2021

Fitch Says Germany’s ‘Spezialfonds’ Investing in Crypto Face Liquidity Risk

A law passed earlier this year allows Spezialfonds, open only to institutional investors, to invest up to 20% of assets in cryptocurrencies.

News  ·  11 August 2021

Fitch Says Rapid Stablecoin Growth Poses ‘Contagion Risks’

The Fitch report suggests that the turmoil also could have the potential to spread to traditional markets.

Markets  ·  1 July 2021

CBDCs May Be Disruptive for Financial Systems, Fitch Ratings Says

“Widespread adoption of CBDCs may be disruptive for financial systems if associated risks are not managed,” warn Fitch Ratings analysts Monsur Hussain and Duncan Innes-Ker.

News  ·  17 May 2021

Fitch Ratings: Blockchain Is a Potential ‘Game-Changer’ for Insurers

Fitch Ratings published a report Wednesday noting that blockchain can be a long-term solution to issues facing the insurance industry today.

Policy & regulation  ·  26 April 2018