Digital Currencies Archive

25% of South Africans Own Cryptocurrency With Average Value of Assets Held Below $70

According to the findings of a study by KLA, a market research and data

Mining Is Not Banned in Ukraine and Does Not Require Licensing, Key Crypto Advisor Says

The regulatory status of cryptocurrency mining remains somewhat undetermined in Ukraine, even after the

Credit Agency Moody’s Looks to Hire Crypto Analyst, Strong Understanding of Defi Important

One of the Big Three credit rating agencies, Moody’s Corporation, often referred to as

African Economist Says Regulated Cryptocurrencies Are Reasonable Alternative to Single Trade Currency

A Nigeria-based research and development economist, Gospel Obele, has called “for a unified regulatory

Poll: 3 Out of 4 Russian Investors Would Rather Buy Cryptocurrency Than Gold or Fiat

An overwhelming majority of Russian investors view cryptocurrencies as a more attractive investment proposition

People’s Bank of China Targets Crypto Companies in Shenzhen Crackdown

The Shenzhen office of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly set out

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

Israel’s Mossad Is Hiring a Cryptocurrency Specialist

The Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, is now looking to hire someone who understands digital

Using a Crypto Loan App to Bring Financial Services to Excluded Groups in Africa

In much of Africa, many people still lack access to basic financial services for

Leader of Nigerian Crypto Stakeholders’ Body Welcomes the E-Naira — Says It ‘Comes With No Magic Wand’

Nigeria’s proposed digital currency, the e-naira, is likely to be a welcome boost to

Nigerian Crypto Exchange Boss: CBN Directive Led Shift of Trades From Centralized Exchanges to Black Market Exchanges

It has been more than six months since the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Russian ‘Time Capsule’ to Facilitate Inheritance of Crypto Assets

Researchers in Moscow are developing a new service that will allow users to transfer

81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

Eighty-one countries are now exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a new

64% of Adults from 10 Different Countries Would Use a Central Bank Digital Currency: Report

As central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) advance in testing, a number of countries have

Bank of Russia Advises Stock Exchanges to Avoid Trading Crypto Instruments

In line with its hardline stance on cryptocurrencies, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR)

Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024

Government and business representatives have produced a roadmap to transform Ukraine into a leader

China Offers Medics Digital Yuan Insurance Policy for Covid-19

China’s first insurance policy using the digital yuan for settlement has been issued in

IMF, World Bank, BIS Recommend Countries Work Together on CBDCs to Enhance Cross-Border Payments

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, and the Bank of International Settlement

As the Top Coins Lag Behind, an Odd Bunch of Crypto Assets See Double-Digit Gains

The market capitalization of all 10,722 cryptocurrencies in existence is around $1.42 trillion on

Deutsche Börse Group Acquires Major Stake in Swiss Firm Crypto Finance AG

On Tuesday, Deutsche Börse Group, marketplace manager for the trading of shares and other

Report: South Africa Bars Transfer of Locally Acquired Cryptocurrencies to Overseas Exchanges, Offenders Face Jail Time

Fresh reports from South Africa suggest that the transfer of locally acquired cryptocurrencies to

New Bank of America Report Says Digital Currencies ‘Could Boost Economic Growth’ in Developing Countries

A new Bank of America (BOA) research study has found that both central bank

PBOC Instructs China’s Banks to Forbid All Cryptocurrency Related Activities Immediately

China’s central bank has sent notice to the country’s financial institutions instructing them to

Tunisian Minister Says He Plans to ‘Decriminalize’ the Buying of Bitcoin

After reports that Tanzanian President Samia Hassan had asked her finance chief to look

Hedge Funds Aim for $300 Billion in Crypto Assets Within 5 Years, Survey Shows

Hedge funds are likely to significantly increase their crypto holdings, a global poll of

Swiss, French Central Banks to Trial Wholesale CBDC Settlements With BIS and Private Sector

The central banks of Switzerland and France are joining hands with the Bank for

Amazon Job Listing Seeks Blockchain Lead – Internet Giant Looks to Create ‘Business Use Cases Across Defi’

Amazon is looking for a blockchain expert, according to a job posting published on