Earlier re Lagarde, who spoke on Dutch television, aired Sunday:

Lagarde also endeared herself to the crypto folks ... not:

  • "I have said all along the crypto assets are highly speculative, very risky assets,"
  • "My very humble assessment is that it is worth nothing. It is based on nothing, there is no underlying assets to act as an anchor of safety."
btc 23 May 2022

BTC popped back over US$30K on the weekend: