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Growth Addicted Asian Nations Hand Out Free Cash as Economies Crash

Nations across Asia are scrambling to prop up their deteriorating economies as the Coronavirus continues to spread. Some are so obsessed with growth that they are handing out free cash...

Martin Young | 1 month ago
Coronavirus Stalls China's Progress with Central Bank Digital Currency

Coronavirus Stalls China’s Progress with Central Bank Digital...

The coronavirus outbreak is reportedly delaying progress on China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) project. However, officials say Beijing is keen to see the pilot test happen...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 month ago
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JPMorgan: Blockchain Is Laying the Bedrock for Digital Money

JPMorgan released a report last Friday, detailing the global enthusiasm for blockchain technology in the financial sector. In the 74-page report, JPMorgan described several projects...

Luke Whelan | 2 months ago
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Japan’s Financial Regulators to Discuss Crypto Asset Creation

Japan’s Central Bank and Finance Ministry have set out to discuss the issues pertaining to creation of a state-backed crypto asset. Japan Joins List of Countries Exploring Central...

Christine Vasileva | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Mining Stock Surges as Chinese Economy Falters

The economic fallout from the Coronavirus is starting to be felt across the world. China’s economy has been the hardest hit but contrary to wider market movements, bitcoin mining...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
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China Files 84 Patents For Central Bank Digital Currency

Reports of more than 80 digital payments-related patents filed by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is offering concrete proof of the country’s moves to launch a CBDC. China...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
China Forces Bitcoin Miners to Scale Down Amid Electricity Shortfall

China Media Mentions Bitcoin Amid Nation’s Anti-Crypto Stance

Samson Mow of Blockstream has noted that mainstream financial media outlets in China are reporting about Bitcoin and crypto despite a nationwide commercial ban. Is the Chinese...

Ricardo Martinez | 2 months ago
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Weiss Upgrades Bitcoin’s Rating, Gives BTC an ‘A-‘...

Weiss Ratings, and independent crypto and financial ratings agency has given Bitcoin an A- rating, again.   Weiss Finally Acknowledges Bitcoin as a Leading Crypto Project Weiss...

Ricardo Martinez | 2 months ago
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Japanese Ruling Party Lawmakers Push For Crypto Yen Launch

Reports are emerging that Japan has been urged to accelerate its central bank digital currency development in order to compete with China. Crypto Yen in 2020? According to Reuters a...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
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Central Banks to Meet to Discuss Digital Currency Threat

As China storms forward with its digital currency, other countries aren’t sitting idle. The leaders of six major central banks will hold their first meeting in April. Six Central...

Christina Comben | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Price

3 Reasons Bitcoin Has Tapped 14 Week High on The Way to $10,000

Bitcoin and crypto markets are on the roll again today following a week of consolidation. BTC has pushed higher to tap a fourteen week high on its way to five figures, here’s why...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
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How a Crypto Cold War Could Arise From Central Bank Competition

Last year social media giant Facebook put the world’s central banks into a panic with its crypto currency ambitions. This year they are scrambling to launch their own digital...

Martin Young | 2 months ago