• Thai Financial Watchdog Asks Local Crypto Exchange to Fix Issues After Three Massive Outages January 22, 2021
    The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC) issued an order against a local cryptocurrency exchange to temporarily stop its operations. Bitkub has been in the headlines since the start of the year due to several outages suffered in their systems. Crypto Exchange Suffered Three Massive Outages Since the Beginning of 2021 According to Bangkok […]
  • BlackRock has Bitcoin on its radar January 21, 2021
    Specifically, it concerns the two funds “BlackRock Global Allocation Fund” and “BlackRock Funds V”. BlackRock has filed a supplement to the respective securities prospectus for both of them with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. It can be seen from the applications that investments in Bitcoin futures will also be reserved in the future. Each […]
  • Dubai Financial Watchdog to Release Consultation Papers for a Crypto Regulatory Framework January 21, 2021
    The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has unveiled its plans to create a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. The announcement was part of its 2021-2022 business agenda released this week. The Papers Will Be Released in the First Half of 2021 According to the watchdog, which regulates the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the upcoming crypto […]
  • Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Says Bitcoin ‘Is Here to Stay’ January 21, 2021
    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and economist Larry Summers says bitcoin is here to stay despite the concerns by some that it may be a bubble. The former secretary asserts that bitcoin’s price fluctuations are in fact a sign of its resilience. In his latest comments about bitcoin, Summers, who in 2016 became a senior adviser […]
  • Janet Yellen Reveals Plans for Bitcoin — Sees Cryptocurrencies Used Mainly for Illicit Financing January 20, 2021
    Janet Yellen, Joe Biden’s pick for the Treasury Secretary, has revealed her policy for cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. She claims that cryptocurrencies are mainly used for illicit financing and their use needs to be curtailed. Janet Yellen Reveals Her Plans for Cryptocurrencies In the Senate hearing to consider Janet Yellen’s nomination as Secretary of the Treasury […]

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