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Former US SEC chairman expects a ”fair amount” of new crypto regulations coming.

The former SEC chairman Harvey Pitt said he is expecting a “fair amount” of crypto regulation coming from the U.S. SEC following the confirmation of the new chairman. The former chairman talked about the future of cryptocurrency regulation under...

Ripple claims SEC has been engaging in intimidation tactics to scare off its partners.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been acting behind Ripple's back to pursue its foreign partners, a new court motion by the San Francisco-based firm has alleged. The US-based blockchain firm Ripple Labs has claimed that the...

Bank of Brazil to allow its customers to buy crypto ETFs.

According to the letter sent by Hashdex to its clients, the Bank of Brazil will be able to offer its customers the possibility of buying the crypto ETF of Hashdex, which will have the ticker “HASH11.” That said, the Bank of...

Bank of Korea governor says cryptocurrencies pose certain limitations as a mode of payment.

South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in crypto investments lately. Unlike in the U.S, South Korean regulatory bodies had initially kept themselves from intervening in the crypto space. Lee Ju-yeol, the Bank of Korea’s governor, claimed that cryptocurrencies...

Bitmain is launching a new mining model on the Ethereum network.

Beijing-based crypto mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain announced on Friday that its AntMiner E9 is coming soon, which will be an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) miner that runs on the Ethash algorithm. This move comes amid surging mining revenues on Ethereum, which...

Turkey’s central bank bans the use of cryptocurrency for payments.

In legislation published in the Official Gazette overnight, the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) said cryptocurrencies and other such digital assets based on distributed ledger technology could not be used directly or indirectly as an instrument of payment, as...

Romania’s central bank says crypto is not a threat to the country’s financial stability.

Romania's central bank, Banca Națională a României, notes the growing public interest in cryptocurrencies and warns that these remain "speculative assets, very volatile and extremely risky," which have a high potential to generate financial losses for investors. However, the...

Coinbase concluded the first day of trading with a share price of $328.

Coinbase has finally seen its listing on Nasdaq happen, and the stock experienced a heady first day on the market. The COIN stock is currently priced at $328 after being set a reference price of $250 from Nasdaq the...

Macau is preparing to roll out China’s digital yuan.

Macau's government is preparing to introduce a digital currency to combat tax evasion and money laundering in the gambling hub. On April 13, Ho lat Seng, the chief executive officer of the Chinese island territory, told local lawmakers that...

Dogecoin soars $80% to a new all-time high as celebrity adoption continues.

A month after NBA team Dallas Mavericks began accepting Dogecoin payments for tickets and other products, the team's owner, Marck Cuban, said they have sold more than 120,000 DOGE in merchandise and vowed to hold the meme coin. The...

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American investor and fund manager Bill Miller says Bitcoin is not a bubble.

Bill Miller, a well-known American investor and fund manager, said that Bitcoin is not a bubble. The American investor...