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Rising Crypto Adoption Hints at Growing DeFi Opportunities

Breaking crypto usage down geographically has revealed some interesting trends. Countries that should have been high up were nowhere to be found and some unexpected ones were big into...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
Brazilian Bank Threatens to Close Crypto Exchanges' Accounts
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Brazilian Bank Threatens to Close Crypto Exchanges’ Accounts

Crypto exchanges in Brazil may soon lose banking support as a major commercial bank has refused to abide by an agreement preventing the closure of cryptocurrency exchange accounts...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Is The ‘Most Spectacular’ Cryptocurrency...

The former governor of Brazil’s central bank thinks Bitcoin is “spectacular,” heaping praise on the cryptocurrency in a mainstream media article.  Franco: Bitcoin Would Be A...

Anja van Oosterhout | 8 months ago
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South American Bitcoin Trading is Surging Despite Price Volatility

Heightened market volatility has failed to dampen enthusiasm throughout South America, as bitcoin trading volumes in Venezuela, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia continue to soar. Venezuela...

Anja van Oosterhout | 9 months ago
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Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Highest in These 5 Countries

When we think of cryptocurrency adoption, we often assume that South Korea, Japan, or the United States take the lead. Not so, according to the latest results from Statista. For those...

Christina Comben | 10 months ago
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Bitcoin

What’s a Bitcoin? Brazil President Proposes a...

The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, blamed Bitcoin for canceling an indigenous cryptocurrency project, despite not knowing what it is. And now he’s considering a South...

Emilio Janus | 10 months ago
Brazilian Bank Threatens to Close Crypto Exchanges' Accounts
Bitcoin

The Top 5 Countries Gripped by Bitcoin FOMO Right Now

The naysayers called Bitcoin dead (more than 350 times, to be precise). Veteran investors like Warren Buffet called it a ‘delusion’. Well, tell that to these five countries gripped...

Christina Comben | 10 months ago
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Bitcoin

Brazil: Highest Inflation in 4 Years Propels Bitcoin Volume to Record...

The inflation rate in Brazil, the world’s ninth largest economy, spiked to its highest level in four years, driving more people to Bitcoin, as indicated by the recent rise in Bitcoin...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Exchange

Brazil Trades a Record 100,000 Bitcoin in 24 Hours

Brazil, the largest Latin American economy, broke a new record when Brazilian exchanges traded over 100 thousand bitcoin within 24 hours. In parallel, Brazil reported that its economic...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
Brazilian Bank Threatens to Close Crypto Exchanges' Accounts
Bitcoin Acceptance

First Cinema in Brazil to Accept Bitcoin for Tickets

A cinema in the city of Florianopolis has reportedly become the very first one in the country to allow its customers to buy movie tickets using Bitcoin.  Going to The Movies With...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Japan’s Biggest Bank Will Use Ripple for Cross-Border Payments...

Japan’s biggest bank MUFG and Brazil’s Banco Bradesco are to collaborate on a new cross-border payment service based on Ripple technology. Memorandum of Understanding The...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Brazil Investment CEO On Bitcoin Exchange Launch: ‘I’d...

XP Group, owner of the largest investment firm in Brazil, XP Investimentos, confirmed it would launch a cryptocurrency exchange this week – despite its CEO saying he wished it...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago