Ukraine gives go-ahead to CBDCs

Ukraine is set to become the next state to explore the use of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) after its president signed a new bill into law. President Volodymyr Zelensky signed the On Payment Services law, effectively enabling the central bank to begin work and introduce a digital currency. The bill addresses the use […]

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 31

Source: iStock/~UserGI15632523 Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ AscendEX Listings: Ternoa (CAPS) Bibox Listings: RAI Finance (RAI) PolkaWar (PWAR) […]

Brazil projects move towards digital payments

The Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) is anticipating a significant migration towards digital payments. This is the opinion of BCB director João Manoel Pinho de Mello who recently spoke about the growing momentum of digital payments and currencies, including the potential to issue a digital real based on the country’s national currency. Mello believes the […]

Kentucky axes BlockFi interest accounts

Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions has ordered BlockFi to stop accepting new sign-ups for its new interest accounts. This makes Kentucky the fifth state to have ordered the company to comply with a similar measure in the past few weeks. Kentucky follows others such as New Jersey, Alabama, Vermont and most recently Texas which all […]

Moody’s Warns El Salvador, PayPal in Ireland, Crypto Investment Flows + More News

Source: Adobe/Rustam Kholov Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. ____ Adoption news Proclaiming bitcoin (BTC) legal tender reflects El Salvador’s weakened governance and has raised tensions with international partners, including the United States, as well as jeopardized progress toward […]

Crypto Market Sentiment Jumps, Led by Bitcoin and Binance Coin

Source: iStock/honglouwawa Following the last week’s shift upwards, market sentiment has continued rising. The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten major coins is 5.71, showing a rise from 4.88 recorded a week ago, according to the data provided by the market sentiment analysis service Omenics. Furthermore, this brings the overall sentscore […]