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Coronavirus pandemic: Business booms for crypto-exchanges as economy takes a beating

Crypto exchanges are back in business, as more investors find refuge in virtual currencies with share markets and traditional assets taking a beating over worries about the health of the economy battered by the coronavirus outbreak. Not only are the old exchanges, which were lying low after the Reserve Bank of […]

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Blackrock: Bitcoin to replace Gold in the longterm and is here to stay

BlackRock’s CIO, Rick Rieder, predicts the adoption of Bitcoin as a reserve asset that will take the place of gold in the long term. Bitcoin’s adoption will be driven by its superior features and by new generations’ preference for investing in digital assets. CNBC seems to be the platform on […]

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Big for Bitcoin: US regulator to stop banks from blacklisting crypto businesses

The U.S OCC has proposed a rule that will stop banks from denying services to businesses based on their sector, including crypto. Banks will now have to judge a crypto business based on the licensing requirements in the state it operates in, the OCC has stated. A U.S financial services […]

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Bank of Canada advertises for digital currencies economist

The Bank of Canada is looking to hire an economist focused on digital currencies and financial technologies as it continues to build up its expertise ahead of any possible CBDC implementation. In a job posting, the BoC says it wants an economist to join its “large-scale” fintech research project, a […]

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Hong Kong prepares for fintech next era

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has outlined a slew of new initiatives on bank data exchange, CBDC research, trade finance digitisation and RegTech, as the island state kicks off its annual Fintech Week. In his opening keynote, HKMA chief executive Eddie Yue announced that the central bank is exploring a […]

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