Bank of Russia Not Ready to Allow Bitcoin ETF Trading, Governor Says

Central Bank of Russia isn’t prepared to admit a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to the market, the head of the regulator, Elvira Nabiullina, told Russian media. Her statement, reaffirming the bank’s hardline...Read more »

Bank of England’s Deputy Governor Says Crypto Collapse Plausible, Regulators Need to Urgently Establish Rules

Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe says that a collapse in the cryptocurrency market is certainly “plausible,” stating that regulators worldwide need to pursue crypto rules “as a matter of urgency.”...Read more »

Bank of England: Crypto Assets Pose ‘Limited’ Risks to Stability of UK Financial System

The Bank of England says that crypto assets pose “limited” direct risks to the stability of the country’s financial system. “Cryptoasset and associated markets and services continue to grow and to develop...Read more »

DeFi Project Spotlight: Orion Money, the Cross-Chain Stablecoin Bank

Key Takeaways Orion Money is a suite of cross-chain DeFi products providing seamless stablecoin saving, lending, and spending. It leverages Anchor Protocol on Terra to provide a high stable yield across multiple...Read more »

Bank of Russia Lists Crypto Companies Among Financial Pyramids

The Central Bank of Russia has recently expanded its database of financial market players suspected of illicit activities. Several crypto companies have been added to the list along with entities bearing signs...Read more »

Bank of Russia to ‘Slow Down’ Payments to Crypto Exchanges, Curb Russians’ Impulsive Investments

Central Bank of Russia is now working with commercial banks in order to delay payments made to digital asset exchanges. The move aims to limit “emotional” cryptocurrency purchases made by “unqualified” Russian...Read more »

Bank of Russia Recommends Banks to Block Cards, Wallets Used to Transact With Crypto Exchangers

The central bank of Russia has advised commercial banks on how to identify and block cards and wallet accounts used by shady businesses. Along with illegal forex dealers and financial pyramids, the...Read more »

India’s Central Bank RBI Still Has ‘Serious Concerns’ About Cryptocurrency

The governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shaktikanta Das, has once again expressed concerns regarding the impact of cryptocurrencies on India’s financial stability. Crypto Presents ‘Serious Concerns’ to RBI The...Read more »

Crypto Trading, Mining Are Illegal and Punishable, Nepal Central Bank Warns

Mining and trading of cryptocurrencies are illegal in Nepal, the country’s central bank has reminded citizens of the Himalayan nation. The regulator also warned that participating in such activities would entail penalties...Read more »

Nigerian Central Bank Freezes Bank Accounts of Fintech Firms, Accuses Them of Violating Forex Regulations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) reportedly frozen bank accounts belonging to four fintech firms for up to 180 days after a Federal High Court in Abuja acceded to an “ex parte...Read more »