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Powell says a Fed digital currency could undercut need for cryptocurrencies

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday said one of the stronger arguments for the U.S. central bank to set up a digital currency is that it could undercut the need for pr...

Ant Group

China’s Ant highlights distinction between NFTs and cryptocurrencies

China’s Ant Group has sought to draw a distinction between non-fungible tokens (NFTs) available on its platforms and cryptocurrencies currently subject to a crackdown by Beij...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin slumps further as China tightens crypto crackdown

Bitcoin has tumbled to a two-week low on China’s expanding crackdown on bitcoin mining, as investors grew more uncertain about the future of the leading cryptocurrency.

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BBVA opens Bitcoin trading service to clients in Switzerland

Spain’s BBVA has said it is launching a bitcoin trading service for private banking clients in Switzerland interested in digital asset investment.

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China’s cryptocurrency-mining crackdown spreads to Sichuan

China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency “mining” has extended to the southwest province of Sichuan, where authorities ordered cryptocurrency mining projects closed in...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

India investigates Binance unit’s crypto transactions

India’s financial crime-fighting agency said on Friday that WazirX, one of the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and its directors, were under investigation for susp...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Leading crypto exchanges scout entry into India despite potential ban

Digital currency exchanges are exploring ways to set up in India, following in the footsteps of market leader Binance, while the Indian government dithers over introducing a law th...

Bitcoin China

China blocks several cryptocurrency-related social media accounts

A slew of crypto-related accounts in China’s Twitter-like Weibo platform were blocked over the weekend, as Beijing stepped up a crackdown on bitcoin trading and mining.

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Elon Musk’s trolling puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound

Bitcoin slipped 4% on Friday after SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was at it again – this time firing off a few tweets that appeared to lament a breakup with the cryptocurrenc...

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Bitcoin edges back from $40,000 as volatility lingers

Bitcoin climbed back above $40,000 for the first time this week, before edging off its highs, as recent volatility in the cryptocurrency market showed few signs of dampening down.

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Nvidia forecast beats expectations but crypto mining’s role remains unclear

Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts’ estimates, but shares fell 1% after-hours as the company could not say for certain how much of its recent revenue ...

Platform News: Coinbase

Coinbase appoints former White House staffer as chief policy officer

Coinbase has appointed Faryar Shirzad, a former White House official, as chief policy officer, the cryptocurrency exchange said in a blog post.

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Cryptocurrency recovery stalls as miners eye exits

Cryptocurrencies fought to find a footing after even weekend cheerleading from Tesla CEO Elon Musk seemed unable offset selling pressure from spooked investors or nerves stemming f...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Retail investors learn to love the crypto rollercoaster

When Brjánn Bettencourt rolled out of bed on Wednesday morning to find the assets in his cryptocurrency portfolio slammed in their biggest selloff in years, he knew exactly what to...

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