Are you interested in financial markets and would you like to learn more about the current banking crisis? Are you curious about the impact of these developments on the world of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, and public digital currencies (Central Bank Digital Currencies or CBDCs) such as the digital euro? Then this video is for you!

Professor New Finance Martijn van der Linden tells you everything about the cause of the current banking crisis. He zooms in on the situation surrounding Silicon Valley Bank, Credit Suisse, and other banks. Van der Linden will critically examine the response of the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. And he will discuss the impact of new loans and analyze the possible consequences for the global economy and financial markets.

Van der Linden will also discuss the role of cryptocurrencies and the opportunities of CBDCs in these developments. What does the banking crisis mean for the acceptance and adoption of cryptocurrencies? Do CBDCs provide an opportunity? And what role do these digital currencies play in the future of the financial sector?

This presentation took place on March 28, 2023 in the Speakers' Corner at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.