March 16, 2021

Bank of Japan Governor Stresses Need to Prepare for Digital Currency Launch

According to the Reuters report on Tuesday, the BOJ has no plans at present for the central bank digital currency (CBDC) launch, but Kuroda thinks that […]
March 10, 2021

Nigeria Is Now Rewarding Citizens for Using Licensed Money Senders, Not Crypto

In a letter dated March 5 and signed by Associate Director A.S. Jibrin, the CBN stated that it launched the “Naira 4 Dollar Scheme” for remittances […]
March 10, 2021

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Builds Pilot Platform for Central Bank Digital Currency

According to the Yonhap News Agency on Monday, the Seoul-headquartered bank built the blockchain-based platform in preparation for the issuance of a CBDC by the Bank […]
March 8, 2021

Norway-Listed Aker to Put 100% Bitcoin in Treasury Reserves of New Investment Unit

In an announcement on Monday, the holding company focused on energy, construction and fishing stated that its new entity, Seetee AS, will keep all its liquid […]
March 8, 2021

Argo Blockchain Completes Land Purchase for Texas Crypto Mining Facility

In a news release at the London Stock Exchange on Monday, the company stated that it has bought DPN LLC, owner of the 320-acre plot, for […]
March 3, 2021

Listed Crypto Miner Argo Blockchain Now Pays CEO in Bitcoin

In a news release at the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, the company stated that another staff is now also being offered the bitcoin salary option. […]
February 21, 2021

Morocco Considers Launching a Central Bank Digital Currency

According to a Morocco World News report, BAM has launched an exploratory committee to investigate the pros and cons of a CBDC four years after banning […]
February 19, 2021

Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” Has Started Accepting Bitcoin, Ether for Tax Payments

In 2020, the Swiss authorities stated that, from February, citizens and companies based in Zug will be able to pay up to 100,000 CHF (around $111,300) […]
February 15, 2021

Industry Group Says Hong Kong’s Proposed Crypto Rules Could Drive Traders Underground

In November, Hong Kong’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) stated that its new framework would put all digital asset exchanges under the oversight of […]