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How Indian Cryptocurrency Users Avoid Banks Closing Their Accounts

How Indian Crypto Users Avoid Banks Closing Their AccountsBanks in India have been closing the accounts of customers they believe have made transactions involving cryptocurrencies. The majority of crypto users in the country, however, have reportedly found a way to avoid their accounts being closed by their banks which are complying with the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. Also […]

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Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy

Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency PolicyAn Indian bank is reportedly forcing customers to agree that they “will not deal with any transactions related to cryptocurrency including bitcoins” when signing up for an account. In addition, there are reports of banks blocking accounts of their existing customers if they are found to have made crypto-related transactions. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

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India’s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange Activities

India’s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange ActivitiesOne of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, Zebpay, is shutting down its exchange activities due to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. “At this point, we are unable to find a reasonable way to conduct the cryptocurrency exchange business,” Zebpay wrote. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, […]

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Indian Officials Visit Regulators in Japan, UK, Switzerland to Study Crypto

Indian Officials Visit Regulators in Japan, UK, Switzerland to Study CryptoThe Securities and Exchange Board of India has sent officials to Japan, the UK, and Switzerland to study cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings from each of the three countries’ financial regulators. The securities watchdog aims to engage with international regulators and gain a deeper understanding of their crypto mechanisms and systems in order to improve […]

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Reserve Bank of India Anticipates Shift to P2P Crypto Trading

Reserve Bank of India Anticipates Shift to P2P Crypto TradingIndia’s central bank has released its latest annual report which includes a section dedicated to cryptocurrency. The Reserve Bank of India outlines the risks posed by crypto and emphasizes the need to monitor crypto development in anticipation that some trading may shift from exchanges to peer-to-peer (P2P) mode. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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Indian Central Bank Makes a Case Before Supreme Court Against Allowing Crypto Use

Indian Central Bank Makes a Case Before Supreme Court Against Allowing Crypto UseIndia’s central bank told the country’s supreme court on Friday that “allowing dealings in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin would encourage illegal transactions.” Other crypto petitions being heard include one asking the government to “take emergency steps to restrain the sale and purchase of illegal cryptocurrencies.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space RBI’s Argument […]

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Unaware Where Bitcoins Are Mined, RBZ Governor Embraces Blockchain

Unaware Where Bitcoins Are Mined, RBZ Governor Embraces BlockchainThe governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has made several statements about cryptocurrencies that attest to insufficient knowledge of the matter. The central bank, which recently banned financial institutions from working with crypto companies, now wants to study and embrace the blockchain technology that “encompasses all the cryptocurrencies.”    Also read: Zimbabwe’s Golix Exchange […]

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Indian Crypto Exchanges Drop Fiat Support as Banks Close Their Accounts per RBI Ban

Indian Crypto Exchanges Drop Fiat Support as Banks Close Their Accounts per RBI BanCryptocurrency exchanges in India have one by one announced the shut down of their fiat deposits and withdrawals as banks start closing their accounts per RBI’s crypto banking ban. Meanwhile, they are trying to educate the central bank in hopes of easing the ban. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space RBI Ban […]

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Indian Supreme Court Heard Crypto Petition but Upholds RBI Ban – Effective in 2 Days

Indian Supreme Court Heard Crypto Petition but Upholds RBI Ban - Effective in 2 DaysThe Indian Supreme Court heard one petition against the crypto banking ban by the country’s central bank today. However, the court did not grant a stay and the ban is set to proceed as planned, prompting crypto exchanges in the country to start implementing their solutions for banking alternatives. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]

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Indian Exchange Zebpay Boosts Trading Support for 19 Cryptos Ahead of RBI Ban

Indian Exchange Zebpay Boosts Trading Support for 19 Cryptos Ahead of RBI BanLeading Indian cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has added new cryptocurrencies to its crypto-to-crypto trading platform. The exchange now supports 19 cryptocurrencies and over 35 trading pairs, as it prepares for the banking ban by the country’s central bank to go into effect next week. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 19 Cryptocurrencies, 35+ […]

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