Swiss Federal Council Continues to Monitor Stablecoins and Blockchain

The Swiss Federal Council is continuing to keep close tabs on global stablecoin projects and their possible opportunities and challenges. Switzerland is seen as very crypto-friendly In a press release on Oct. 16, the Swiss Federal Council stated that it was recently informed about “current opportunities and challenges associated with stablecoins” and that Switzerland will […]

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French Central Banker: The World Needs to Standardize Crypto Regulations

A French central banker is calling for a global regulatory framework on crypto assets. In a speech at an Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) meeting in London on Tuesday, Denis Beau, a deputy governor of Banque De France, said: “There is indeed a need for overall consistency to prevent regulatory arbitrage under the […]

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Alipay Reaffirms Its Prohibition of Cryptocurrency OTC Trading

Alipay, the mobile installment giant has disgraced Binance with the emphasis of their prohibition on digital currency exchanges. Everything started when Binance reported they would acknowledge installment for Alipay and Wechat on October 8th. The founder of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, said “Yes” on Twitter when a client inquired as to whether they can utilize WeChat […]

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Foxconn Founder: Libra Can ‘Converge’ With China’s Digital Currency in Taiwan

Terry Gou, Taiwan’s richest man and the founder of manufacturing giant Foxconn, wants the island to roll out the red carpet for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project. In a recent, little-noticed speech, the billionaire and one-time presidential candidate said Taiwan could boost its status as an international financial hub by embracing Libra, rather than approaching the project […]

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Platform Partnerships With Institutions Aare An All-Time High Yet Market Values Remain Flat

Evidence of blockchain technology’s move into the mainstream is emerging everywhere. A wide range of businesses are rapidly embracing it, and crypto use is growing, notably in the developing world. A clear sign of progress is the increasing number of partnerships that have been forged between development teams and a broad away of institutions. Many […]

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New partnership will allow Bitstamp’s customers to deposit and withdraw funds denominated in GBP

Bitstamp, Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, and BCB Group, one of the world’s leading global digital asset prime brokers, today announced a new partnership that will enable investors from the UK to transfer GBP directly to and from their Bitstamp accounts. Through this partnership, Bitstamp will be able to support deposits and withdrawals directly in GBP, […]

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