The currently prevailing political war between Russia and Ukraine required faster preparation of the respective citizens for emergencies. People have withdrawn their money from ATMs and are therefore cashless. At the same time, they cannot join the queues at the banks to collect their money from the counters, so they are in a state of helplessness.
Due to the growing volume of cryptocurrency mining, Kazakhstan could suffer from energy shortages for its citizens. To counter this, the country's energy ministry has set consumption limits for miners.
Venezuela faces lots of issues due to the sanctions imposed by the United States of America against the authoritarian regime of President Nicolas Maduro. Therefore, its citizens face the need for tools and ways that would allow them to circumvent the economic crisis in the country.
Ever since the use of cryptocurrencies started, men have been on the top of this game, but today, it looks as if the trend is changing. Latest research shows female trading are making big strides at trading cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin than male traders.
The Central bank of Lebanon (BoL) is planning to release its state-backed digital currency known as digital pound. The bank is now the latest financial regulator to embrace the roll out of a central bank digital currency CBDC. The official launch is planned for 2021.
The use of Bitcoin and other digital currencies has played a big role in the economic recession caused by Coronavirus. A lot of people, businesses and companies have stored their wealth in cryptocurrency in fear of inflation caused by the financial crisis due to the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world a lot. The lockdown affected most global industries, having caused one of the biggest crises for the past decades. However, world financial experts predict the situation can become even worse and lead to the complete death of the US dollar.