Thai Prime Minister Cautions Investors Getting Into Crypto as Interest in Digital Assets Soars

The prime minister of Thailand has cautioned investors getting into cryptocurrencies, noting that they are volatile and highly speculative. Recently, interest in cryptocurrencies has soared as young investors in the country discovered...Read more »

Sri Lanka Appoints Committee to Draft Digital Currency Policy, Seeks Crypto Investments

In preparation to regulate its fintech space, the government of Sri Lanka has established a special committee tasked to formulate the country’s policy on digital banking and crypto-related activities. The committee comprises...Read more »

Fed Chair Powell Updates Progress of Digital Dollar, Says ‘I Don’t Think We Are Behind’ on CBDC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has shared the progress of the Fed’s work on a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital dollar. “We are working proactively to evaluate whether to issue...Read more »

Digital Ruble to Help Curb Use of ‘Money Surrogates,’ Russia Says in Financial Strategy Document

The launch of a digital ruble will be among Russia’s key priorities of digitalization this decade, the country’s financial market development strategy has confirmed. The document claims the issuance of a digital...Read more »

SIX Swiss Exchange Receives Regulatory Approval to Launch Digital Asset Bourse

Switzerland’s stock exchange SIX has won regulatory approval to launch its long-awaited bourse for digital assets. This authorization enables the exchange “to go live with a fully regulated, integrated trading, settlement, and...Read more »

ECB Officially Starts to Investigate Digital Euro — Development Could Begin in 2 Years

The European Central Bank (ECB) says it is “starting to investigate” a digital euro by launching a two-year investigation. ECB President Christine Lagarde believes the ECB should be ready to respond to...Read more »

Solana NFT Developers Are Killing Digital Llamas

Key Takeaways The Sollamas NFT launch has encountered several severe issues. In an attempt to rectify some of the problems, the developers have started “killing” minted llamas, replacing them with new ones....Read more »

Singapore to License Digital Payment Providers, Approves Crypto Exchange

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has notified several providers of digital payment services that they will be licensed to operate in the city-state. The move, which comes after the approval of...Read more »

Ukrainian President Signs Law Opening Door for Digital Hryvnia, Regulatory Sandbox

President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law that will allow the National Bank of Ukraine to issue its own digital currency. The new legislation, which aligns Ukrainian regulations with EU rules, will...Read more »

81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

Eighty-one countries are now exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a new tracker. This number is 46 more countries than the number in May last year. In addition, five countries...Read more »