Balancing fintech innovation and regulation in the crypto space

Balancing fintech innovation and regulation in the crypto space

SINGAPORE: With more than US$2 trillion in market value and an estimated 200 million users around the world, cryptocurrencies have come under the regulatory spotlight as they gain traction among investors. In Singapore, digital payment tokens have been issued to three entities, and more could be on the way. Digital payment token service includes the … Read more

India’s Central Bank Creates Fintech Department as Challenges Posed by Crypto, CBDC Grow

India’s Central Bank Creates Fintech Department as Challenges Posed by Crypto, CBDC Grow

According to an internal administrative circular viewed by CoinDesk, the upgrading of that unit into its own department is aimed at promoting innovation in the sector, identifying the challenges and opportunities associated with it and addressing them in a timely manner, and providing a framework for further research on the subject that can aid policy … Read more

Jack Dorsey chases crypto, fintech dream post Twitter

Jack Dorsey chases crypto, fintech dream post Twitter

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and fintech firm Square, sits for a portrait during an interview with Reuters in London, Britain, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterNov 30 (Reuters) – At a packed Miami conference in June, Jack Dorsey, mused in front of thousands of attendees about where his … Read more

Crypto is next fintech battle for India’s Gen Z

Crypto is next fintech battle for India's Gen Z

Representations of cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, DogeCoin, Ripple, Litecoin are placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo MUMBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters Breakingviews) – It’s easier and faster to buy bitcoin, ethereum and dogecoin in India than it is to order a pizza on food-delivery app Zomato (ZOMT.NS). That’s how … Read more

FinTech Revolut Offers Fee-Free Crypto Trading

FinTech Revolut Offers Fee-Free Crypto Trading

In a push to increase its user base in the U.S., digital bank Revolut is introducing fee-free cryptocurrency trading for up to $200,000 worth of trades per month, the FinTech announced Tuesday (Oct. 19). Revolut is also offering its 300,000 U.S. customers no-fee ATM use out-of-network, as well as the perk of sending 10 free … Read more