Sandali Handagama

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Feb 17 2021

Kakao to Record Private Securities on Its Own Blockchain as NFTs

The move will aid South Korea's OTC securities market.

Feb 15 2021

New Emerging Markets Fund Targets Blockchain, DeFi Startups

The Arcanum Emerging Technologies Fund will start in India, but its founders plan to expand to other regions.

Feb 11 2021

Nigeria’s Senate Summons Central Bank Chief to Explain Crypto Ban

The Nigerian Senate wants Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele and chief securities regulator Lamido Yuguda to testify about cryptocurrencies.

Feb 09 2021

Binance-Backed DeFi Credit Union Platform Secures Partners, Funding Before Launch

Feb 09 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  africa business credit unions defi news

Xend Finance will allow credit unions and cooperatives to earn interest on deposits by converting them to stablecoins.

Feb 07 2021

Nigerian Central Bank Says Its Ban on Crypto Accounts Is Nothing New

The Central Bank of Nigeria said its warning to banks on Friday was not a new position, but a reiteration of its 2017 stance on cryptocurrencies.

Feb 05 2021

Binance Suspends Deposits in Nigeria Following Central Bank Directive

Nigeria's central bank told financial institutions they couldn't provide crypto companies or users with services on Friday.

Feb 04 2021

Following GameStop, South Korea Financial Regulator Extends Ban on Short Sales

Caving to pressure from retail traders, South Korea's ban on short-selling has been extended through May 2021.

Myanmar Military Blocks Facebook as Global Internet Disruptions Intensify

Feb 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business censorship global macro india internet

Internet disruptions are costly, but that doesn’t stop governments from shutting down access.

Jan 29 2021

All Over the World, Small Investors Jump Into the GameStop Frenzy

Jan 29 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  china gamestop global macro india japan

The world is watching U.S. markets with great interest, and more than a little FOMO, as Reddit investors continue to test their might against Wall Street. It all started when retail investors on the Reddit community wallstreetbets began pumping the price of U.S. video game retailer GameStop’s (GME) stock to counter Wall Street hedge funds […]

Jan 28 2021

Bitcoin and Inflation: Everything You Need to Know

The cryptocurrency was designed to counter the harms of inflation, but is this really such a big issue?

Jan 21 2021

Japan Rallies Behind XRP as Ripple Faces US Litigation

Unlike the U.S., Japan considers XRP to be a cryptocurrency, not a security.

Jan 13 2021

La carrera de Colombia por convertirse en un mercado líder de criptomonedas en la región

Durante el año 2020, Colombia experimentó un gran incremento del uso de criptomonedas como reserva de valor y con fines transaccionales.

‘No Middle Ground’: Inside Colombia’s Race to Become A Major Regional Crypto Market

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  adoption bitcoin buda.com colombia global macro

In 2020, Colombia saw a major boost in crypto use, both as a store of wealth and as a means of transaction.

Jan 08 2021

Internet Shutdowns Cost India $2.8B in 2020: Report

A 2020 report by Top10VPN found India to be the country that suffered the most economic damage from internet disruptions.

Dec 30 2020

Serbia Legalizes Digital Assets Trading and Issuance

Serbia will now permit the issuance and trading of digital assets under a law that went into effect this week.

Dec 23 2020

Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith Will Likely Face Trial Next September

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith is likely headed to trial on charges of violating international sanctions, after a Tuesday hearing which saw a federal judge clarify what's being argued.

Dec 16 2020

Fintech Company Launches Platform to Assist in Central Bank Digital Currency Development

Fintech company EMTECH is launching a compliance platform that helps central banks tackle compliance issues or safely test their central bank digital currencies.

Dec 15 2020

Las Criptomonedas Están Surgiendo en la Desafiante Economía de Argentina

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  adoption argentina bitso economy latin america

La industria de la criptografía de Argentina registró volúmenes comerciales récord este año, en medio de la pandemia de COVID-19 y las dificultades económicas.

Dec 14 2020

Crypto Is Booming in Economically Challenged Argentina

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  adoption argentina bitso economy latin america

Argentina's crypto industry saw record trading volumes this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic hardship.

Dec 10 2020

World Economic Forum Wants to Standardize Ethical Data Collection

The World Economic Forum wants to create guidelines for data storage and distribution, in hopes of making it easier for researchers and governments to make informed decisions.

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