カテゴリー: PBOC

A Chinese Government-Controlled Bitcoin Alternative Is Reportedly in the Works

China's Very Own Bitcoin Alternative is In the WorksIn the midst of a sino-U.S. trade war, the People’s Bank of China is working to develop its own cryptocurrency prototype. It apparently believes this centralized digital asset can ultimately trump BTC and perhaps even the U.S. Dollar. Also read: Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top A Love-Hate Relationship With Cryptocurrency The government of […]

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PBOC Deputy Governor Calls STOs ‘Illegal Financial Activity’

Local media has reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has banned security token offerings (STOs). Pan Gongsheng, a deputy governor of the PBOC, has mobilized the same rhetoric used with regard to initial coin offerings (ICOs) in describing STOs, accusing security token offerings of comprising “illegal financial activity.” Also Read: Federal Agents Told This […]

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China Targets ‘Disguised’ ICOs in Crypto Crackdown Update

China Targets 'Disguised' ICOs in Crypto Crackdown UpdateThe People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has discussed the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a recently published report that highlights its plan to crack down on “airdrops,” while laying the groundwork to potentially issue its own virtual currency. Also Read: Venezuela’s Supreme Court Orders Payment in National Cryptocurrency Report Highlights Plan to […]

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PBOC Provides Update on Its Crypto Prevention Efforts

PBOC Provides Update on Its Crypto Prevention EffortsThe People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has issued a statement detailing its efforts to stop and prevent crypto and initial coin offering activities in the country. The bank outlines measures against the widespread of overseas exchanges servicing domestic users such as blocking trading platforms and closing down 3,000 trading accounts. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Tokenized Securities in Singapore, China Warns of Illegal Fundraising

Regulations Round-Up: Tokenized Securities in Singapore, China Warns of Illegal FundraisingIn recent regulatory news, Chinese authorities have issued a warning seeking to encourage citizens to be skeptical regarding the promotional claims of illegal fundraising schemes operating with cryptocurrencies, Singapore Exchange and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have partnered with Anquan, Deloitte, and Nasdaq to settle tokenized securities using distributed ledger technology, and Hungary’s finance ministry […]

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Analysts: China’s Cryptocurrency Could Be Bigger Than Bitcoin

Analysts: China’s Cryptocurrency Could Be Bigger Than BitcoinExperts believe China is far from uninterested in cryptocurrency despite its overt efforts at bans of one kind or another. In fact, it is widely believed the communist government is contemplating its own version of a state backed cryptocurrency. Should that be the case, analysts assume it could potentially be bigger than Bitcoin. Also read: […]

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South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Shakeup: New Bureau, Agreement With China

South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Shakeup: New Bureau, Agreement With ChinaSouth Korea’s top financial regulator is planning a major organizational restructuring that includes introducing some new crypto policy initiatives. A bureau dedicated to financial innovations that include cryptocurrencies is being set up. In addition, an agreement with Chinese authorities relating to crypto and initial coin offerings has also been reached. Meanwhile, the contracts between Korean […]

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Chinese State Media Accuses ICOs and Exchanges of Defying Crackdown

Chinese State Media Accuses ICOs and Exchanges of Defying CrackdownChinese state media outlet, Voice of China, has published reports criticizing the efforts of Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings (ICOs) to continue operations in spite of the central government’s 2017 crackdown. Also Read: Markets Update: BTC Resistance at $10,000 Holds, Gains Dwarfed by Alternative Markets State Media Criticizes Cryptocurrency Exchanges’ Defiance of Crackdown Voice […]

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‘Coindaddy’ Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life

'Coindaddy' Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin LifeJust last month news.Bitcoin.com chatted with the hip-hop artist ‘Lil’ Windex’ the Canadian rapper who made headlines last month for his rhymes about bitcoin cash. Now there is another rapper, from San Francisco, called ‘Coindaddy,’ an artist who has been coined a “Weird Al Yankovic” of cryptocurrency rap. Also read: An In-Depth Interview With Rob Hustle […]

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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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