22May/19

Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset

An Israeli court has ruled that bitcoin is an asset, confirming the central bank’s stance. The case involves the country’s tax authority and the founder of a blockchain startup who argues thatRead More…

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17May/19

European Central Bank: Crypto Does Not Have Tangible Impact on Real Economy

The European Central Bank (ECB) stated that cryptocurrencies do not have implications on monetary policy or factor into the real economy in a May report. In the report dubbed “Crypto-Assets: Implications forRead More…

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09May/19

ECB President Mario Draghi: Cryptos Are Not Currencies, They Are Very Risky Assets

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi said that cryptocurrencies are not real currencies during the ECB Youth Dialogue meeting with the winners of the Generation €uro Students’ Award, as Cointelegraph ItaliaRead More…

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10Apr/19

Philippines Now Has 10 Approved Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Philippines is catching up to Japan with a growing number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges. The central bank has green-lighted 10 crypto exchanges so far. Meanwhile, one of the country’s largest banksRead More…

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05Apr/19

Thai, Myanmar Central Bank Governors Endorse Blockchain Remittance Service

The governors of two central banks endorsed the Ethereum (ETH)-based remittance system developed by blockchain company Everex, the firm reported in a press release shared with Cointelegraph today, April 5. The serviceRead More…

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03Apr/19

WEF Report: 40 Central Banks Are Considering Digital Currencies, Blockchain Tech

Dozens of central banks around the world are currently or soon will be experimenting with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a recent report from the World Economic Forum. Citing aRead More…

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18Mar/19

Bank of Mexico’s Attempt to Regulate Crypto ‘Is a Disaster,’ Exchange CEO Explains

The long-awaited rules on crypto assets recently published by the central bank of Mexico have caused quite a stir. A local cryptocurrency exchange’s CEO explains to news.Bitcoin.com that “the impact goes beyondRead More…

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13Mar/19

Mexico’s Central Bank Publishes ‘Catch-22’ Rules Impacting Crypto Exchanges

The central bank of Mexico has published rules on crypto assets that put crypto exchanges in “a catch-22 type of situation,” the CEO of a local exchange explained to news.Bitcoin.com. They “essentiallyRead More…

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