Indonesia’s Central Bank Considers Issuing Digital Currency to ‘Fight’ Crypto

Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank, is reportedly considering issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to fight the use of cryptocurrency. “A CBDC would be one of the tools …

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Bank of Russia Pushes to Introduce Liability for Illegal Use of Digital Assets

The monetary authority in Moscow, the Bank of Russia, wants those who use cryptocurrencies against the law to be held accountable. The financial regulator has proposed the introduction of legal …

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Pakistan Government Not Against Crypto Investments, High Court Calls for Regulations

The executive power will not oppose cryptocurrency investments, a high-ranking government official has told lawmakers in Pakistan. The statement comes as a regional high court has urged the federal government …

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Altcoin roundup: There’s more to DeFi than just providing liquidity

Bitcoin price is down but crypto investors still have a plethora of yield opportunities thanks to DeFi. The growth of the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector has been a recurrent headline …

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Crypto Trading, Mining Are Illegal and Punishable, Nepal Central Bank Warns

Mining and trading of cryptocurrencies are illegal in Nepal, the country’s central bank has reminded citizens of the Himalayan nation. The regulator also warned that participating in such activities would …

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Central Bank of Iran Should Regulate Cryptocurrencies, Securities Watchdog Says

With bitcoin mining being a regulated activity in Iran, the head of the country’s securities and exchange regulator believes the central bank has to turn its attention to cryptocurrencies. The …

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US Inflation Continues to Rise Amid Lockdown Talk, Producer Prices Jump 7.8%, Biden Blames OPEC

The United States is facing severe inflation despite the Federal Reserve and mainstream media doubling down on saying the loss of purchasing power is just “transitory.” This week consumer and …

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Central Bank of Ireland Governor Talks Crypto, Praises ‘Secure, Decentralized’ Technology

Gabriel Makhlouf, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), has published a blog post in which he shares his views on the digitalization of finance. While echoing concerns …

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