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Limitations Imposed by the Central Bank of Belarus Could Drive Users to Cryptocurrency
Jul 19, 2021 at 12:39
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Limitations Imposed by the Central Bank of Belarus Could Drive Users to Cryptocurrency
Belarus Central Bank is imposing new restrictions on foreign currency transactions in response to EU sanctions. Such a move could create complications for citizens and push them to seek alternatives such as cryptocurrencies.
60% of Central Banks are Exploring CBDCs: The European Central Bank has Reached the 'Investigation' Stage
Jul 16, 2021 at 10:02
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60% of Central Banks are Exploring CBDCs: The European Central Bank has Reached the 'Investigation' Stage
The European Central Bank has just announced that it has reached the investigative stage of its digital euro project. If successful, the European Union would be the largest economic bloc to implement a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) project. The progress made by the European Central Bank is a step towards a "CBDC era".
ECOWAS is Debating Crypto Operation in West Africa but a Ban Seems Impossible
Jul 13, 2021 at 10:06
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ECOWAS is Debating Crypto Operation in West Africa but a Ban Seems Impossible
The Economic Community West African States (ECOWAS) is at odds over the legality and operation of crypto in its member states. What will be the fate of cryptocurrencies in the region?
A Ukrainian Virtual Bank Will Issue Bitcoin Debit Cards to Facilitate Cryptocurrency Adoption
Jul 07, 2021 at 11:02
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A Ukrainian Virtual Bank Will Issue Bitcoin Debit Cards to Facilitate Cryptocurrency Adoption
Monobank, a virtual bank founded in 2017 with over 2.5 million users, is doing everything possible to get the green light from Ukraine's National Bank (NBU) to allow a legal rollout of its first-ever bitcoin debit card before the end of July 2021. If approved, the new BTC debit cards will be available in the near future.
Scallop's SCLP Token is Going Live on Ethereum Network
Jul 02, 2021 at 11:16
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Scallop's SCLP Token is Going Live on Ethereum Network
Decentralised Finance (DeFi) saw exponential growth in 2020 and 2021 promises to be yet another defining year. What’s particularly exciting is how DeFi has coincided with broader trends in banking and the rise of fintech 2.0 and neobanks.
Cryptocurrency Investment in India Grow up Nearly 20% Amid Regulatory Hostility
Jun 30, 2021 at 10:36
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Cryptocurrency Investment in India Grow up Nearly 20% Amid Regulatory Hostility
India is leading the way in cryptocurrency investment over the past 12 months, despite tough regulatory threats in the country. Investment in digital currencies began to rise in the middle of last year (2020) as the Kovid 19 pandemic spread at a rapid pace.
Things Are Heating up: Can Nigeria Beat China in the Release of the First CBDC?
Jun 23, 2021 at 11:00
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Things Are Heating up: Can Nigeria Beat China in the Release of the First CBDC?
Despite Africa being the poorest continent on earth with most people living below the poverty line, the continent is out to prove the world wrong when it comes to digital financial technology. The transaction volume of cryptocurrencies is growing steadily, and Nigeria is leading Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) innovation in Africa.
Winter Olympics Tickets to Be Sold for State-issued CBDC Digital Yuan
Jun 11, 2021 at 14:28
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Winter Olympics Tickets to Be Sold for State-issued CBDC Digital Yuan
In a move to test its state-owned CBDC dubbed e-CNY, China has given away digital red envelopes embodying its prototype CBDC in Beijing and Shanghai to test the digital yuan (e-CNY). Reportedly, the Winter Olympics (WO) vendors will also allow e-CNY for payments.
Uzbekistan Making Partnerships to Boost Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Community
Jun 10, 2021 at 14:02
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Uzbekistan Making Partnerships to Boost Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Community
There are several efforts onboard aiming at developing the decentralized ledger technology (DLT), blockchain and cryptocurrency industry in a Central Asian state and former Soviet republic, Uzbekistan.
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