Coinbase enters the Netherlands with central bank approval

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US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase continues its aggressive expansion into Europe, with the latest regulatory approval from the land of the tulips. Coinbase announcement officially on Thursday (22/09), it received registration from De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the central bank of the Netherlands. The regulatory approval allows Coinbase to offer its cryptocurrency products to individuals and institutions … Read more

NFTs Are The “Biggest On-Ramp” To Cryptography In Central, South Asia And Oceania – Report

NFTs Are The Biggest On Ramp To Cryptography In Central South

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) could be the biggest driver of crypto adoption in Central, South Asia and Oceania (SWAC), according to a new report. According to a September 21 Chainalysis article titled “Crypto Adoption Steadies in South Asia, Soars in the Southeast,” NFT-related stocks accounted for 58% of all web traffic going to cryptocurrency services in … Read more

Central Bank of Bahrain Chooses OpenNode to Test Crypto Payments

Central Bank of Bahrain Chooses OpenNode to Test Crypto Payments

Bitcoin payment processor and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider OpenNode announced on Tuesday that it will test a solution for processing and paying Bitcoin payments through the Central Bank of Bahrain’s regulatory sandbox. The CBB’s Regulatory Sandbox Framework enables FinTech companies to test and experiment with their industry-related ideas and solutions in a more efficient and effective … Read more

Crypto: CZ in the Central African Republic!

Crypto CZ in the Central African Republic

CZ and Faustin-Archange Touadéra, that gives ideas. The Binance director recently met with the president of the Central African Republic and that leaves room for imagination. So, new crypto perspectives in sight? Discover all the details below. Changpeng Zhao and Touadéra: what do they have in store for us? The Central African Republic quickly rose … Read more

Central Bank of Singapore Probes Crypto Outlets Ahead of Regulation

Central Bank of Singapore Probes Crypto Outlets Ahead of Regulation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is investigating cryptocurrency-related businesses operating in the city-state ahead of a planned regulatory overhaul. MAS has sent a questionnaire to the various applicants and holders of its digital payment license, according to anonymous testimonies Bloomberg sources. After sending out the questions over the past month, the authority said responses … Read more

South African Central Bank Now Considers Cryptocurrency A Financial Asset BlockBlog

South African Central Bank Now Considers Cryptocurrency A Financial Asset

The Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) recently said that the institution has changed its stance on cryptocurrency and now considers it a financial asset that needs to be regulated as such. The SARB plans to have a cryptocurrency regulatory framework in place by the end of 2023. A safer crypto ecosystem … Read more

Thailand Plans To Strengthen Crypto Oversight, Giving Central Bank More Powers To Regulate Digital Assets BlockBlog

Thailand Plans To Strengthen Crypto Oversight Giving Central Bank More

Thailand is reportedly preparing to amend its Digital Assets Act to strengthen oversight of the crypto sector and empower Thailand’s central bank to oversee the sector. “Currently, the central bank does not have the ability to enter the regulatory framework except to notify that cryptos are not a legal means of payment for goods and … Read more

Central African Republic: President reveals launch date of Sango crypto hub

Central African Republic President reveals launch date of Sango crypto

The President of the Central African Republic (CAR), announced that a hub crypto will launch on July 3. The initiative, also known as the Sango project aims to make the CAR the most “ progressive from Africa, through the use of blockchain technology. President Faustin-Archange Touadéra indeed revealed the news through a tweet on Monday, … Read more

Bitcoin in the Central African Republic: five questions to better understand – Jeune Afrique

1 – Why now and what for? Financially, all possibilities of aid for the Central African funds have been blocked for nearly ten years. At the end of July 2021, the United Nations Security Council extended by one year the arms embargo imposed since 2013 on the Central African Republic as well as the travel … Read more

Qatar Central Bank is in the foundation stage of exploring CBDC options. – Latest News

The Governor of the Central Bank of Qatar, Sheikh bandarrevealed that the financial institution intends to issue a digital form of its national currency. To do this, he added, he had to find the right technology and consider the pros and cons of such a decision. Qatar is doubling down on its central bank digital … Read more