Union Bank of Philippines to Offer Crypto Trading and Custodial Services – Featured Bitcoin News

Union Bank of Philippines to Offer Crypto Trading and Custodial Services

One of the largest banks in the Philippines, Unionbank, is reportedly launching cryptocurrency trading and custodial services. “It’s a way to future-proof our banking business,” said a Unionbank executive. Philippines’ Unionbank to Offer Crypto Trading and Custodial Services Union Bank of the Philippines (UBP), also known as Unionbank, plans to offer cryptocurrency trading and custodial … Read more

El Salvador Plans to Offer Crypto-Based Loans for SMEs

El Salvador Plans to Offer Crypto-Based Loans for SMEs

According to Steiner, the government has been in talks with Acumen since October 2021, following the approval of bitcoin as legal tender in the Central American country. In parallel, it holds negotiations with different crypto lending platforms looking to provide loans to Salvadoran SMEs, Steiner said, adding that, if signed, the agreements could total $200 … Read more

A quarter of small businesses across nine countries plan to offer crypto payments -Visa survey

A quarter of small businesses across nine countries plan to offer crypto payments -Visa survey

Representations of virtual cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration taken November 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterJan 12 (Reuters) – Almost a quarter of small businesses in nine countries around the world plan to accept digital currencies as a form of payment in 2022, while 13% of consumers in those … Read more

Crypto Creeps Into U.S. Politics as Candidates Offer NFTs

Crypto Creeps Into U.S. Politics as Candidates Offer NFTs

Congressional candidates are beginning to break into the world of cryptocurrency by selling non-fungible tokens to help finance their campaigns in the midterm elections.Democrat Shrina Kurani, an engineer who’s running for a House seat in California, and Republican Blake Masters, who’s vying for the Senate in Arizona, have offered NFTs as incentives for donors, to … Read more

As demand soars, exchanges offer top coin for crypto talent

As demand soars, exchanges offer top coin for crypto talent

Some of the developers who are not on the rolls are even taking tokens as payments for projects so that if the new currency clicks, they make a windfall.SynopsisHeadhunters and industry executives say that the 25-30 exchanges that operate in India are witnessing demand for talent across functions such as technology, compliance, legal, risk management, … Read more

crypto jobs: Exchanges offer top dollar for crypto talent in India

crypto jobs: Exchanges offer top dollar for crypto talent in India

Mumbai: Cryptocurrency exchanges are facing a challenge hiring experienced professionals due to shortage of people with relevant crypto skills in India, while demand for talent has soared with several well-funded crypto firms scaling up and diversifying their businesses. Headhunters and industry executives say that the 25–30 exchanges that operate in India are witnessing demand for … Read more

Letter: Miami’s mayor could offer London lessons on crypto

Letter: Miami’s mayor could offer London lessons on crypto

I am 15 years old and doing my first year of GCSEs at Highgate School. Your article entitled “Miami gains profit but lacks control with bet on crypto” (Opinion, FT Weekend, November 20) would have been far better if it had lauded Francis Suarez, Miami’s mayor, as forward thinking and attempted to understand the bet … Read more

Ontario to offer take-home rapid COVID-19 tests to students over winter break

Ontario to offer take-home rapid COVID-19 tests to students over winter break

Minister of Health Christine Elliott is scheduled to hold a 2 p.m. ET news conference in Toronto. According to her office, Elliott will be joined by Minister of Education Stephen Lecce and Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health. You’ll be able to watch that news conference live in this story. Ontario says it … Read more

AMC Theatres to Offer Shiba Inu Crypto Payment Option Through BitPay in 2-4 Months, Says CEO

AMC Theatres to Offer Shiba Inu Crypto Payment Option Through BitPay in 2-4 Months, Says CEO

Days after opening up online payments in cryptocurrency for movie-goers, US-based global theatre chain AMC Theatres is set to have the meme-inspired cryptocurrency and Dogecoin-rival Shiba Inu (SHIB) onboard too. AMC Theatre CEO Adam Aron confirmed the company will begin accepting SHIB for online payment within the next two to four months. Announcing the decision … Read more

Australia’s CBA leads industry to offer in-app crypto trading

Australia's CBA leads industry to offer in-app crypto trading

Australia’s Commonwealth Bank logo is pictured at a branch in Sydney, August 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray/File PhotoSYDNEY, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Commonwealth Bank of Australia will become the country’s first to offer retail clients crypto services, Australia’s largest bank said on Wednesday, signalling a change from the sector that had refused to do business with … Read more

Mastercard says any bank or merchant on its vast network can soon offer crypto services

Mastercard says any bank or merchant on its vast network can soon offer crypto services

Mastercard credit cardsRoberto Machado Noa/ LightRocket via Getty ImagesThe crypto economy is about to expand.Mastercard is preparing to announce that any of the thousands of banks and millions of merchants on its payments network can soon integrate crypto into their products, CNBC has learned.That includes bitcoin wallets, credit and debit cards that earn rewards in … Read more

Nithin Kamath explains why Zerodha doesn’t offer crypto, digital gold, US stocks

Nithin Kamath, founder and chief executive officer of Zerodha Group

Online broking firm Zerodha’s co-founder Nithin Kamath on Saturday explained why his platform does not offer cryptocurrencies, US stocks, digital gold or unlisted private companies.  Taking to Twitter, Kamath said that unregulated items in stock market are not the best way to buy. “When you are regulated, everything is normally black & white. People keep … Read more

Financial Advisors Managing $110 Trillion Can Now Offer Crypto Trading to Clients via Interactive Brokers – Featured Bitcoin News

Financial Advisors Managing $110 Trillion Can Now Offer Crypto Trading to Clients via Interactive Brokers – Featured Bitcoin News

Registered investment advisors (RIAs) with about $110 trillion under management can now offer their clients cryptocurrency trading through Interactive Brokers. RIAs manage portfolios of almost 61 million clients. Registered Investment Advisors Can Now Offer Cryptocurrencies to Clients Global investment firm Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR) announced Monday the launch of cryptocurrency trading for registered investment … Read more

Sweden to offer third COVID-19 jab to the elderly

Sweden to offer third COVID-19 jab to the elderly

A health worker vaccinates an elderly person with Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary vaccination clinic in a church in Sollentuna, north of Stockholm, Sweden March 2, 2021. Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency/via REUTERS STOCKHOLM, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Sweden will offer additional groups, including people aged 80 and above, to top up their COVID-19 vaccinations … Read more