Bank of Russia Calls for Full Ban on Crypto

Bank of Russia Calls for Full Ban on Crypto

Mining creates fresh supply of cryptocurrencies, so it stimulates the demand for other crypto services such as exchanges and “creates a non-productive electricity expenditure, which undermines the energy supply of residential buildings, social infrastructure and industrial objects, as well as the environmental agenda of the Russian Federation,” the report said. Source link

India’s PM Calls for Global Action on Crypto

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Comparing the digital currency to inflation and climate change, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for worldwide action on cryptocurrencies. As CoinDesk reported Monday (Jan. 17), Modi made his comments during the annual World Economic Forum Davos conference. “Cryptocurrency is an example of the kind of challenges we are facing as a global family … Read more

OCC Chief Calls for Collaboration in Crypto Regulations

OCC Chief Calls for Collaboration in Crypto Regulations

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Cryptocurrency Fraud , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Growing Interest in Trillion-Dollar Crypto Trading Presents Problems for Security Devon Warren-Kachelein (devawarren) • January 15, 2022     U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Acting Chief Michael Hsu (Source: OCC.gov) U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Acting Chief Michael … Read more

Former CFTC Chair Calls for Dedicated US Crypto Regulator

Former CFTC Chair Calls for Dedicated US Crypto Regulator

Such a bureau would have its own authorisation and financing, and adopt the mandates of both the CFTC and SEC, said J. Christopher Giancarlo. Former CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has called for the creation of a separate agency to oversee crypto-related activities in the US. Speaking on a panel during … Read more

Canadian Regulator Insists Binance Is Unauthorized, Calls the Crypto Exchange’s Letter to Users ‘Unacceptable’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

Canadian Regulator Insists Binance Is Unauthorized, Calls the Crypto Exchange’s Letter to Users ‘Unacceptable’

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) claims that Binance has rescinded its commitment to comply with previously agreed requirements. The crypto exchange told the regulator that there would be no new transactions involving Ontario residents after Dec. 31. However, Binance recently informed its Ontario users that they no longer have to close their accounts by year-end. … Read more

Swadeshi Jagran Manch calls for ban on crypto trading

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It sought a short time window for those already holding them to sell or exchange them with disclosures to the Income-Tax authorities. The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has urged the Government to impose an ‘outright ban’ on dealing in cryptocurrencies for Indian residents while granting a short time window for those already holding them to … Read more

Australia treasurer calls for easing Covid curbs despite rising cases

Australia treasurer calls for easing Covid curbs despite rising cases

Patrons dine-in at a bar by the harbour in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations easing, following an extended lockdown to curb an outbreak, in Sydney, Australia, October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterCANBERRA, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Australia must loosen COVID-19 restrictions to bolster its economic recovery, … Read more

China Calls on ‘Little Inoculated Warriors’ in Its War on Covid-19

China Calls on ‘Little Inoculated Warriors’ in Its War on Covid-19

As the rest of the world struggles to vaccinate adults in the face of a threat from a new coronavirus variant, China has embarked on an ambitious campaign that it says will give the country better protection against Covid-19: full inoculation of 160 million of its youngest citizens by the end of the year.The campaign … Read more

As Crypto Firms Grow, Calls for SPDI Charters

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Having been hailed as the first crypto-friendly senator, Wyoming’s Cynthia Lummis lived up to that role on Dec. 1, asking her Republican colleagues to block the renominations of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Fed Governor Lael Brainard, accusing the central bank of “violating the law by delaying” approval of her home state’s bank-like SPDI … Read more

The metaverse is a massive opportunity for crypto that calls for new platforms and tokens, Bank of America strategist says | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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Viewers take in the art installation “Machine Hallucinations – Space: Metaverse” by Refik Anadol.Tyrone Siu/Reuters The metaverse is a massive opportunity for the crypto space, according to a Bank of America strategist. BofA’s Haim Israel predicted that cryptocurrencies will finally be used widely for transactions in virtual worlds. He said crypto-based platforms will need developing, … Read more

Omicron: Scientists scramble to unpick secrets of new COVID variant as WHO calls for calm

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for calm as the new Omicron coronavirus strain causes international borders to slam shut and global financial markets to plunge.Key points:The WHO says it will take “a few weeks” to understand the full impact of OmicronScientists fear current vaccines may be less effective against the new strainGlobal stocks plummeted upon news of … Read more

Ontario sees 927 new COVID-19 cases as Ford calls for travel ban in response to new variant

Ontario sees 927 new COVID-19 cases as Ford calls for travel ban in response to new variant

Ontario reported 927 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday — the most on a single day in the province in nearly 10 weeks — while Premier Doug Ford called on the federal government to ban flights from countries where a new variant of concern has been found. In a statement, Ford said he was briefed this morning by Dr. … Read more

London assembly member calls for ban on crypto ads in trains and buses

London assembly member calls for ban on crypto ads in trains and buses

Sian Berry, former co-leader of the Green Party of England and Wales and current member of the London Assembly, is looking to crack down on crypto advertisements on public transport.According to a Nov. 14 Twitter post, Berry said she would be recommending the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, ban all crypto advertising in the city’s … Read more

Expert calls for younger people to be offered Covid boosters in UK | Coronavirus

Rolling out Covid booster jabs to younger people could help drive down transmission of the virus to “low levels”, according to the scientist whose modelling was instrumental to the UK going into its first lockdown.More than 11.8 million people in the UK have received a third jab, which is given to counteract the gradual waning … Read more

WHO calls distribution of Covid boosters a ‘scandal’ as poor nations struggle to get first shots

WHO calls distribution of Covid boosters a 'scandal' as poor nations struggle to get first shots

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a ceremony for the opening of the WHO Academy, in Lyon, France, September 27, 2021.Denis Balibouse | ReutersThe disparity between the global distribution of Covid-19 boosters and first shots to people in developing nations is a “scandal,” World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom … Read more

KISS’s Gene Simmons Calls The ‘Enemy’ Those Unvaccinated Against Covid-19

KISS’s Gene Simmons Calls The ‘Enemy’ Those Unvaccinated Against Covid-19

During Wednesday’s episode of “TalkShopLive,” Gene Simmons, pictured here with other members of … [+] KISS, said, “If you’re willing to walk among us unvaccinated, you are an enemy.”. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for A&E) Getty Images for A&E KISS may have been a subtle musical group with subtle wardrobes and subtle album names such … Read more

Singapore central bank MAS calls out crypto risks, speculative swings

Singapore central bank MAS calls out crypto risks, speculative swings

Signage for the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is displayed outside the central bank’s headquarters in Singapore.Sam Kang Li | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator warned Tuesday of “sharp speculative swings” and potential risks for retail investors who put their money in cryptocurrencies.The Monetary Authority of Singapore “frowns on … Read more

China’s Xi calls for COVID-19 vaccine mutual recognition

China's Xi calls for COVID-19 vaccine mutual recognition

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a meeting commemorating the 110th anniversary of Xinhai Revolution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 9, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File PhotoBEIJING, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccines based on the World Health Organization’s … Read more

Covid-19: Calls for Northland to return to lockdown after seven Covid cases

Covid-19: Calls for Northland to return to lockdown after seven Covid cases

Northland checkpoint group, Tai Tokerau Border Control, is calling for the region to return to level 3 restrictions after a small outbreak continues to grow. A total of seven cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Tai Tokerau, which has been in alert level 2 since last week. On Monday, the Ministry of Health reported … Read more

BNY Mellon calls for Irish crypto rules

BNY Mellon calls for Irish crypto rules

BNY Mellon urged the Department of Finance to introduce regulations for crypto assets while new EU rules are being developed. he American bank recently set up a base for digital asset custodian services in Dublin for institutional clients investing into crypto assets. BNY Mellon met Minister of State Seán Fleming in May to make the case … Read more

Pakistan Government Not Against Crypto Investments, High Court Calls for Regulations – Regulation Bitcoin News

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 to regulate cryptocurrencies and formed a committee to look into the matter in the coming months. Minister Says Pakistan Government Has No Objection to Investments … Read more

Mark Cuban compares the crypto boom to the dot-com bubble, defends Robinhood, and calls for stablecoin regulation in a new interview. Here are the 10 best quotes. | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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Mark Cuban. Steve Jennings/Getty Images Mark Cuban praised cryptocurrencies and Robinhood for encouraging young people to invest. The “Shark Tank” star compared bitcoin to gold, and called for stablecoins to be regulated. The billionaire advised parents to join TikTok and YouTube to understand how children learn today. Mark Cuban praised cryptocurrencies for enticing young people … Read more

U.S.-Led Multilateral Ransomware Meeting Calls for Enhanced Powers Over Crypto

U.S.-Led Multilateral Ransomware Meeting Calls for Enhanced Powers Over Crypto

The virtual meeting was hosted by the U.S. White House. Representative from Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Estonia, European Union, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and the … Read more

Coinbase calls for creation of dedicated crypto regulator

Coinbase calls for creation of dedicated crypto regulator

Coinbase has called for the creation of a single dedicated body to regulate digital assets, arguing that the current oversight is too fragmented and that the US’s century-old securities laws are ill-suited to today’s cryptocurrency markets.In a policy document shared with Congress, the largest US cryptocurrency exchange urged lawmakers to separate the oversight of digital … Read more

WHO backs Regeneron COVID-19 drug cocktail as UN body calls for equal access

WHO backs Regeneron COVID-19 drug cocktail as UN body calls for equal access

A logo is pictured outside a building of the World Health Organization (WHO) during an executive board meeting on update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Geneva, Switzerland, April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Denis BalibouseSept 24 (Reuters) – A World Health Organization (WHO) panel on Friday recommended the use of Regeneron (REGN.O) and Roche’s (ROG.S) COVID-19 … Read more