Tag: global macro

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 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 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.

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