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Stablecoins Gaining Popularity in India to Minimize Central Bank’s Impact

A growing number of cryptocurrency exchanges in India are adding stablecoins such as trueusd (TUSD) and tether (USDT) to their platforms. They are part of the solutions exchanges have come up with in order to minimize the impact of the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]

Indian Exchange Zebpay Enables Trueusd (TUSD) Stablecoin Trading

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, Zebpay, has enabled Trueusd (TUSD) trading, deposits and withdrawals. The dollar-pegged stablecoin is offered as an alternative to fiat trading which is problematic under the Indian central bank’s ban. Also Read: The Daily: New Education Centers, Vietnamese Ask for Fraudster’s Extradition Zebpay Enables Trueusd Mumbai-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange […]

Indian Crypto Regulation Ready by September: Official

The Indian government is expected to issue detailed cryptocurrency guidelines by September, a senior official from the country’s Ministry of Finance reportedly said. Consultations with all stakeholders including the central bank have already begun. This announcement is independent of the supreme court’s hearing of petitions relating to crypto regulation in India. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms […]

Indian Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Offers to Repay Initial Investments to Victims

The alleged bitcoin Ponzi kingpin, Amit Bhardwaj, has reportedly offered to pay back the initial investments in Indian rupees to those who lost money through his scheme. However, victims want the current value of their cryptocurrencies, not the initial investments. Zebpay, one of India’s largest crypto exchanges, has also been called in to help with […]

Reserve Bank of India Clarifies Why It Targeted Crypto

The Reserve Bank of India has finally clarified its position on cryptocurrencies following this year’s crypto banking ban, writes The clarification has come due to a request by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) following that organization’s submission to India’s Supreme Court contesting the ban. Apparently, the RBI’s response to the IAMAI won’t […]

India’s Cryptocurrency Banking Ban May Be a Bust

After much waiting and speculation on the July 5 deadline, India may forgo banning investment in cryptocurrency after all. Indian Ban May Be a Bust The three-month time span from the Reserve Bank of India’s initial announcement that all RBI regulated entities must cease any crypto related activities, including both individuals and firms, was filled with speculation… […]