Since 2016, Singapore’s Central Bank and its Monetary Authority have been working to create an experimental Blockchain solution to understand what this new technology could bring to the regulation-positive country #ANALYSIS
Poland’s Central Bank admits to secretly funding Youtubers to publish anti-crypto content. #NEWS
Ripple has struck a deal with Saudi Arabia’s central bank on a pilot program that will see banks in the country trial the company’s tech.
Speaking at a Town Hall Forum today in South Dakota, the Minneapolis Fed President had some condescension for proponents of Bitcoin. Neel Kashkari told the assembly: “If you live in any modern advanced economy I would stick with the dollar I would stick with the yen and leave bitcoin for the, you know, toy collectors.” […]
A tiny bank in Slovenia has been forced to stop selling cryptocurrency from its ATMs. Hranilnica Lon only had 15 automated teller machines but announced proudly last September that they’d decided to allow the purchase of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly from the machines. This was done via BitIns coupons, which are traded directly for […]
No hint of incoming crypto regulatory efforts from European space, ECB chief supervisor says. #NEWS
Head of BIS calls crypto a “threat to financial stability” and urges central banks to crack down on it. #NEWS
The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked the leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union countries to jointly develop a common approach to cryptocurrencies. Both the Russian central bank and the prime minister believe that cryptocurrencies should not be restricted to one nation’s framework. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies […]
A year ago today China’s central banks temporarily scared the cryptocurrency community when they stopped bitcoin exchanges from operating. Since then the top mainland-based digital asset exchanges moved abroad to more friendlier regions, but Chinese citizens are still acquiring bitcoin whether the People’s Bank of China likes it or not. Also Read：Companies Deny Having Bitcoin […]
Crypto regulation will likely feature at the G20 Summit according to the European Central Bank. #NEWS
Russian cryptocurrency bill is in its final stages and published on Minfin website. #NEWS
Danish unions have vowed to fight Nordea’s Bitcoin ban if the bank uses it as grounds to fire employees. #NEWS
Young Europeans could ask the President of the European Central Bank questions about Bitcoin and Blockchain. #ADOPTION
Currently, regulation on Bitcoin has come either regionally or nationally, from certain countries’ central banks and regulators, but there is a call for a united global front. #ANALYSIS
The central bank of Lithuania has launched a new regulatory “sandbox” for startups working with blockchain.