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The Daily: Pro-Bitcoin Governor Elected, Augur Predicts the US Midterms

The Daily: Pro-Bitcoin Governor Elected, Augur Predicts the US MidtermsWednesday’s edition of The Daily has a distinctly political tint, coming a day after U.S. voters turned out for the midterm elections. There was plenty to excite supporters on both sides of the divide — the pro and anti-cryptocurrency divide, that is. In addition to talking politics, we take a look at the new Stellar […]

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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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China’s Position on Crypto Likely to Harden Under New PBOC Governor

China's Position on Crypto Likely to Harden Under New PBOC GovernorChina’s cryptocurrency markets have witnessed a number of significant events in recent weeks, including affirmation from the People Bank of China (PBOC)’s new governor, which will likely intensify the country’s crackdown on cryptocurrency. Also Read: Chinese Merchants in Moscow Convert Most of Their Cash to Crypto  New PBOC Governor Reaffirms Stern Position Regarding Cryptocurrencies Whilst attending […]

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China’s First Central Bank Governor in 15 Years Likes Bitcoin

China’s First Bank Governor in 15 Years Likes BitcoinThe People’s Bank of China, the nation’s central bank, has a new governor, its first in 15 years. His name is Yi Gang and judging by previous comments the 60-year-old has made, he’s perfectly okay with cryptocurrency. His positive stance towards bitcoin and other cryptos bodes well for their future within China. Also read: Report Claims […]

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South Korea Discusses Cryptocurrency Policies With China’s Central Bank

South Korea Discusses Cryptocurrency Policies With China’s Central BankThe South Korean Minister of Strategy and Finance has met with the governor of the People’s Bank of China to discuss and share economic policies including cryptocurrency countermeasures. While China has imposed strict regulations on cryptocurrency trading, including closing down exchanges, South Korea has adopted a less strict approach. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens […]

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Japan Unfazed By Recent Exchange Hack Realizing Cryptocurrencies Not to Blame

Japan Unfazed By Recent Exchange Hack Realizing Cryptocurrencies Not to BlameJapanese investors are undeterred by the recent Coincheck hack and the general public is now more interested in cryptocurrencies due to the constant hype in the media. Bitflyer, Japan’s largest crypto exchange by volume, is seeing a rapid increase in the number of registered users. “Ironically, many people got interested in cryptocurrencies after this incident,” […]

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Bank of Korea Criticized, Does Not Recognize Bitcoin as Currency

Bank of Korea Criticized for Poor Crypto Research, Does Not Recognize Bitcoin as CurrencyA parliamentary audit of the Bank of Korea revealed that it has done “poor” research on digital currencies including bitcoin and ether. The central bank’s governor told lawmakers that digital currency is not currency and promised to conduct more research on this topic. Also read: South Korea to Step Up Supervision of Bitcoin Trading After IMF […]

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Russian Governor Invites Cryptocurrency Miners to Set Up Mining Farms in Leningrad

Russian Governor Invites Cryptocurrency Miners to Set Up Mining Farms in LeningradThe Russian Leningrad region wants to create an industrial park for cryptocurrency mining including bitcoin. Leningrad’s governor is inviting miners to the Sosnovy Bor area near St. Petersburg to create industrial-scale mining farms at the old Leningrad nuclear power plant. Also read: Russia’s Finance Ministry Drafts Law to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Miners Invited to Relocate to Leningrad […]

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Russian Governor Invites Cryptocurrency Miners to Set Up Mining Farms in Leningrad

Russian Governor Invites Cryptocurrency Miners to Set Up Mining Farms in LeningradThe Russian Leningrad region wants to create an industrial park for cryptocurrency mining including bitcoin. Leningrad’s governor is inviting miners to the Sosnovy Bor area near St. Petersburg to create industrial-scale mining farms at the old Leningrad nuclear power plant. Also read: Russia’s Finance Ministry Drafts Law to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Miners Invited to Relocate to Leningrad […]

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Bank of Thailand Ordered to Relax Strict Rules and Study Bitcoin

Bank of Thailand Ordered to Relax Strict Rules and Study BitcoinThe Bank of Thailand has been ordered by Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister to look closer at bitcoin and relax its strict rules which hinder fintech innovation. Also read: Revised Tax in Effect From Today In Japan, Giving Residents ‘Access to Global Markets’ Thai Central Bank Ordered to Study Bitcoin The Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak

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