Questions about Bank of England and digital currencies since 1 January 2010

Freedom of Information rules mean that, as a public authority, the Bank of England is obliged to disclose certain types of information, both proactively and on request.

Date: 12 April 2021


‘Has the Bank of England ever purchased Bitcoin since January 1st 2010? Has the Bank of England ever held bitcoin as a custodian?’

The Bank of England has never purchased, nor held as a custodian, digital currencies such as Bitcoin.