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Ghana’s SEC Looks to License Cryptocurrency to Make it Legal Tender

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering licensing cryptocurrency in Ghana. Granted the SEC can do so within the coming months, all forms of crypto will be considered legal tender – in other words, legit money – for use within the nation’s borders. This is, and always has been, …

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Latin America Cryptocurrency Adoption Could Blast Prices Higher

Latin America (LatAm) has a complex monetary history. Today it represents one of the biggest potential markets for cryptos. Venezuela made headlines when it became the first major nation to introduce a sovereign crypto, though the Venezuelan Petro probably isn’t going to be used for much anytime soon. The reason …

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LSE’s technology to power Asian cryptocurrency platform

Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain. Aug 23, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls (Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) said on Tuesday Hong Kong-based AAX would use its technology for cryptocurrency trading, allowing the British exchange operator enter a nascent yet highly speculative …

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Will people ditch cash for cryptocurrency? Japan is about to find out

Japan’s citizens have an expensive habit: paying for things with cash. Most payments in the world’s third largest economy involve paper bills and metal coins. That sets Japan far apart from China and South Korea, where various “cashless” electronic payment schemes dominate, as well as the West, where credit and …

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How the Coming Flood Season Helps Cryptocurrency Mining in China

The mining process. A complexed yet vital part of the cryptocurrency process and one that has been a very profitable venture for those that partake in it. Yet, with Bitcoin’s downturn, the mining business has become more and more fraught with danger, prompting many miners to shut up shop. This …

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Spain’s Financial Regulators Blacklisted Cryptocurrency Broker, FX Trading Corporation

Spain’s financial regulators have caught a broker dealing with different assets trading without having prior permission to do so – henceforth blacklisted its trading in Spain. Unauthorized Trading Caught The latest report unveils that the financial regulatory body of Spain, CNMV (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) reviewed the trading …

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Falcon Private Bank begins accepting cryptocurrency transfers

On January 21, Falcon Private Bank announced through a press release that, effective immediately, they will begin accepting direct transfers of some cryptocurrencies from both private and institutional clients. The Switzerland-based bank said that clients can now “directly transfer cryptocurrencies to and from segregated Falcon wallets, as well as convert …

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LSE’s technology to power Asian cryptocurrency platform | News

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 5:23 a.m. CST (Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group said on Tuesday Hong Kong-based AAX would use its technology for cryptocurrency trading, allowing the British exchange operator enter a nascent yet highly speculative industry. The AAX exchange, which is backed by Atom Group, a fintech firm …

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Cryptocurrency exchange botches airdrop, gives $5.3M to its users

Every week we seem to read another new story about yet another cryptocurrency exchange hack or scam in which users’ funds are stolen. But this week, a South Korean exchange has flipped the narrative on its head. In what is being called a “computer error,” CoinZest done^  goofed and gave …

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