Mexican billionaire reveals his bank is considering adopting Bitcoin – .

Mexican billionaire reveals his bank is considering adopting Bitcoin – .

Mexico’s third richest person has revealed that he supports Bitcoin and that his bank is working on plans to support the flagship crypto asset.

Ricardo Salinas Pliego, the billionaire owner of Grupo Salinas who owns a myriad of different companies, said in a tweet that his bank, Banco Azteca, is seeking to be the first in Mexico to back BTC.

Salinas’s statement follows fellow billionaire and Bitcoin bull Michael Saylor, who retweeted a video posted by Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano showing the Mexican business mogul criticizing fiat currency and shouting. at BTC.

Salinas, whose net worth is estimated at $ 15.90 billion by Forbes, also responds to another tweet from Saylor, agreeing with his comments on Bitcoin as a wealth preservation tool.

” It is totally true. Bitcoin is the new gold, but much more portable. Carrying Bitcoin is so much easier than having gold bars in your pocket… And I know I’m going to be attacked by gold lovers.

Salinas’ statements are not necessarily unexpected. In November, he tweeted that he had 10% of his cash wallet invested and Bitcoin.

The Mexican business mogul has not revealed any further details about Banco Azteca’s plans to adopt Bitcoin. At the time of writing, BTC is trading at $ 34,310 according to CoinGecko.

Don’t Miss a Beat – Subscribe to receive crypto email alerts straight to your inbox

follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Telegram

Surf the daily Hodl Mix

Check out the latest news headlines

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed on The Daily Hodl do not constitute investment advice. Investors should do their due diligence before making high risk investments in Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, or digital assets. Please note that your transfers and transactions are at your own risk and that any loss you may suffer is your responsibility. The Daily Hodl does not recommend buying or selling cryptocurrencies or digital assets, nor is The Daily Hodl an investment advisor. Please note that The Daily Hodl participates in Affiliate Marketing.

Featured image: Shutterstock / gualtiero boffi


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here