Federal Bank Regulators Focus on Crypto Assets and Blockchain Activities | Ballard Spahr LLP

Federal Bank Regulators Focus on Crypto Assets and Blockchain Activities | Ballard Spahr LLP

Agencies Issue “Crypto Asset Roadmap” for 2022 Guidance, and OCC Confirms Prior Interpretive Letters on Crypto – So Long as Supervisory Regulators Do Not Object The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“Federal Reserve”), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) (collectively, the “Agencies”) … Read more

Where to buy and sell the most popular crypto assets

Where to buy and sell the most popular crypto assets

It’s no surprise that bitcoin (BTC) remains the most popular cryptocurrency for South Africans on the OVEX exchange, but its market share is steadily being eaten by some surprising newcomers. “Bitcoin and Ether (ETH) are still the most popular on the OVEX over-the-counter (OTC) desk, which is to be expected as these are the two … Read more

Crypto prices are plummeting in India as the country mull as ban on digital assets — and its creating an opportunity for savvy investors | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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SOPA Images/Getty ImagesSOPA Images/Getty Images Prices of shiba inu, dogecoin, bitcoin, and tether dropped on a popular crypto exchange in India. The declines came as the country mulls a crackdown on private cryptocurrencies. The declines created an arbitrage opportunity for savvy investors, but a tough one to capitalize on. Cryptocurrencies dropped in India Wednesday morning … Read more

Crypto: The number of Indians trading in crypto assets looks highly exaggerated: RBI Governor – The Economic Times Video

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Mumbai: The numbers of Indians trading in cryptocurrencies looks highly exaggerated, Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday while highlighting once again his concerns over the proliferation of virtual currencies. Das said that over 70 per cent of investors did not invest more than Rs 3000. Cryptocurrency exchanges had recently claimed through … Read more

Ripple Launches Crypto Liquidity Hub to Help Customers Buy, Sell, Hold Assets

Ripple Launches Crypto Liquidity Hub to Help Customers Buy, Sell, Hold Assets

Ripple, the popular enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions provider as well as the creators of the XRP token, have announced a new service that is aimed at finance companies, which will give them the ability to offer cryptocurrency trading to their customers. Ripple Liquidity Hub, as it is dubbed, will allow customers to seamlessly access … Read more

Here Are the Top Crypto Assets To Own As New Month Arrives, According to Crypto Trader Lark Davis

Here Are the Top Crypto Assets To Own As New Month Arrives, According to Crypto Trader Lark Davis

Popular crypto trader Lark Davis is naming five altcoins that he thinks can print huge gains amid sustained fundamental developments. Davis tells his 448,000 YouTube subscribers that he’s looking at EGLD, the native asset for the high throughput blockchain project Elrond. The analyst cites the news that Elrond’s Maiar decentralized exchange (DEX) is launching next … Read more

U.S. regulators exploring how banks could hold crypto assets – FDIC chairman

U.S. regulators exploring how banks could hold crypto assets - FDIC chairman

Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation speaks at the 2021 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. October 18, 2021. REUTERS/David SwansonLAS VEGAS, Oct 26 (Reuters) – A top U.S. bank regulator said U.S. officials are looking to provide a clearer path for banks and their clients that are looking to hold … Read more

Thai Prime Minister Cautions Investors Getting Into Crypto as Interest in Digital Assets Soars – Regulation Bitcoin News

Thai Prime Minister Cautions Investors Getting Into Crypto as Interest in Digital Assets Soars

The prime minister of Thailand has cautioned investors getting into cryptocurrencies, noting that they are volatile and highly speculative. Recently, interest in cryptocurrencies has soared as young investors in the country discovered that they could make money quickly by investing in cryptocurrencies. Thai Prime Minister Warns About Crypto Investing Ratchada Thanadirek, deputy spokeswoman for the … Read more

We need smart regulation to unlock the true potential of crypto assets

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Regulation of crypto assets such as bitcoin and ethereum is a hot topic globally. Countries are in various stages of banning, un-banning, re-banning and regulating crypto assets. We may take some cues from other countries, but what we need is smart regulation that’s made in India. To understand why, let’s take one oft touted benefit … Read more

Real Estate Platform Pacaso Accepts Crypto Assets for Payments, CEO Says ‘Mass Crypto Adoption Well Underway’ – Bitcoin News

Real Estate Platform Pacaso Accepts Crypto Assets for Payments, CEO Says 'Mass Crypto Adoption Well Underway'

On October 20, the day bitcoin smashed a new all-time price high, the real estate platform Pacaso announced it will be accepting cryptocurrencies via Bitpay. The CEO of the real estate firm that helps people buy and co-own a second home, Austin Allison, says the firm has seen increased crypto adoption “across the real estate … Read more

France tests crypto assets in series of government bond deals

France tests crypto assets in series of government bond deals

France has used digital assets and blockchain technology in a series of bond transactions, marking one of the most significant trials to date of cryptocurrencies in a leading established market.A consortium of France’s biggest financial market participants utilised a digital currency issued by the Banque de France as part of the 10-month experiment in the country’s … Read more

The Indonesian Blockchain Association Positively Welcomes Bahtsul Masail’s (Discussion Forum Among Islamic Scholars) Response to Justify Crypto Assets Trading

The Indonesian Blockchain Association Positively Welcomes Bahtsul Masail's (Discussion Forum Among Islamic Scholars) Response to Justify Crypto Assets Trading

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia (The Indonesian Blockchain Association) is Indonesia’s official blockchain and digital asset association. The growth of the crypto asset industry in Indonesia is currently showing a quite drastic increase in transactions, the Minister of Trade, Muhammad Luthfi said last year the trading volume of crypto assets … Read more

How Should You Treat Crypto Compared With Other Assets in a Portfolio?

How Should You Treat Crypto Compared With Other Assets in a Portfolio?

With popular platforms like Cash App, PayPal and Venmo offering easy ways to buy bitcoin and altcoins, a broader swath of consumers is getting the chance to own crypto.But that doesn’t mean everybody is approaching owning and investing in crypto strategically. There’s a difference between buying a few hundred dollars’ worth of bitcoin and using … Read more

Bloomberg and Kaiko Issue First Financial Instrument Global Identifiers for Crypto Assets

Bloomberg and Kaiko Issue First Financial Instrument Global Identifiers for Crypto Assets

FIGI enables interoperability, transparency, and efficiency between industry participantsPublished: Oct. 14, 2021 at 7:00 AM CDT|Updated: 18 minutes agoNEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomberg and Kaiko are pleased to announce the issuance of the first series of Financial Instrument Global Identifiers covering crypto assets.BloombergThe Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) is an open standard of … Read more