Friday, September 17, 2021

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El Salvador government investigates the government’s bitcoin purchase after complaints.

El Salvador's Court of Accounts will be investigating the government's Bitcoin purchases only a week after bitcoin became a legal tender in the Central...

PayPal officially launches its cryptocurrency services in the UK.

International payment giant PayPal has officially launched its cryptocurrency services in the UK, allowing its UK users to buy, hold and trade Bitcoin (BTC),...

European regulator says crypto’s increased volatility makes a compelling case for regulations.

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its report on trends, risks, and vulnerabilities in the EU markets during the first half of 2021...

Mexican central bank’s head says Bitcoin is akin to barter trade and is unfit for use as a currency.

Bitcoin is akin to barter trade and is unfit for use as a currency, the head of the Mexican central bank has said, noting...

Central bank’s official says cryptocurrency cannot be adopted as a means of payment in Uzbekistan.

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin cannot be recognized as legal tender in Uzbekistan, and that's unlikely to ever change, a central bank official told Spot this week. Speaking...

Hong Kong landlords lease out commercial office space to crypto firms following regulatory clarity.

Hongkong Land, a property landlord in Hong Kong, has leased out commercial office space to a local crypto-asset firm named HashKey Group, following clarity around cryptocurrency...

US SEC Chairman Gary Gensler shares his views on crypto regulation in a senate testimony.

The US SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, in testimony before the U.S. Senate, offered some insight into how he sees crypto regulations will look. Gensler...

MicroStrategy has acquired 5,050 Bitcoin for approximately $243 million.

MicroStrategy, the US-based business intelligence firm, recently announced that the company has acquired 5,050 Bitcoin for approximately $243 million in cash. According to an...

SkyBridge announces a partnership aimed at expanding into the blockchain universe.

According to the CNBC report, SkyBridge Capital’s Anthony Scaramucci is stepping up his firm’s move into the cryptocurrency world, announcing on Monday a partnership...

Central bank of Colombia is in favor of regulating cryptocurrencies.

The manager of theCentral Bank of Colombia (Banco de la República), Leonardo Villar, believes that despite the implicit risks in cryptocurrencies due to their...

Stablecoins face a crackdown in the U.S. as regulators discuss risk council review.

According to the BNN Bloomberg report, U.S. officials are discussing launching a formal review into whether Tether and other stablecoins threaten financial stability, scrutiny...

Taiwan police bust a ring of criminals who allegedly lured over 100 investors into a crypto scam.

Taiwan police have arrested a ring of criminals who allegedly lured over 100 investors into their Ethereum investment scam. Authorities said the suspects relied...

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