Facebook's new cryptocurrency

Facebook recently announced plans to launch Libra, it's own cryptocurrency. But how will this differ to existing cryptocurrencies?

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Unlike Bitcoin, Libra will not be a decentralized coin as it would be managed and run by Facebook and its financial backers.

In Henley Business School's Leading Insight, Dr Andrew Urquhart discusses the new cryptocurrency and the problems facing Bitcoin.

Read the full piece here.

Dr Andrew Urquhart

Associate Professor of Finance
Dr Andrew Urquhart is Associate Professor of Finance at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School where he is Research Division Lead. Andrew joined the ICMA Centre in September 2018 from the University of Southampton where he was Associate Professor of Finance and previously Lecturer of Finance. Andrew holds a PhD...
Published 20th June 2019
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