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Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Undeterred By Central Bank Crackdown; New Players Still Entering The Market

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A famous quote says “Water always finds a way,” and this seems to be the motto of beleaguered Indian cryptocurrency exchanges, who are circumventing the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) blanket ban on digital currencies by a flurry of methods. Central Bank Tries To Shut Industry ...

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Norway Central Bank Considers Developing Digital Currency

Norway’s central bank, Norges Bank, is considering developing its own digital currency as a supplement to cash to “ensure confidence in money and the monetary system”, according to a working paper May 18. The report, prepared by a Norges Bank working group, investigates aspects they believe should be considered when assessing the issuance of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). ...

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India’s Supreme Court Claims All Petitions Against Central Bank Crypto Blockade

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Supreme Court (SC) of India has barred all high courts from filing petitions against the central bank’s (RBI) crypto-curbing circular from April. The court also is clubbing all pending petitions, to be transferred to the SC. As cryptocurrency adopters, exchanges and advocacy groups move various ...

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President of Chile’s Central Bank Considers Cryptocurrency Regulation, Says It Is Useful for ‘Monitoring Risks’

Mario Marcel, the president of Chile’s Central Bank, is considering regulating cryptocurrencies in the country in order to monitor risks, local news outlet El Economista reported Tuesday, May 15. Cryptocurrencies in Chile are not currently considered as money or securities, but there are no laws in place that prevent citizens from exchanging crypto for goods and services. During a forum ...

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European Central Bank’s Mersch Says Banks Should ‘Segregate’ Crypto Trading

European Central Bank (ECB) board member Yves Mersch has said that banks should “segregate” their dealings in cryptocurrencies from other activities, Reuters reported May 14. Reuters quotes Mersch as raising concerns over the high volatility of crypto markets, emphasizing that digital tokens “do not qualify as money,” and that their issuers, as well as dealers, exchanges, banks, or clearing houses, ...

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Zimbabwe’s Central Bank Bans Financial Institutions From All Crypto Dealings

Zimbabwe’s central bank has recently banned dometic financial institutions from dealing with cryptocurrencies, local media outlet NewsDay reports today, May 12. According to the report, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s (RBZ)  director and registrar of banking institutions Norman Mataruka issued a circular Friday ordering all financial institutions to terminate servicing cryptocurrency exchanges within 60 days and begin to liquidate existing ...

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Azerbaijan’s Central Bank: Profits from Cryptocurrency Trading Must be Taxed

Azerbaijan, taking another step towards the legitimization and mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies, has declared that the coins are subject to taxation in the country. Specifically, revenues generated by entities will face ‘profit tax,’ and individuals trading cryptocurrencies will be subject to ‘income tax.’ These clarifications come from Nijat Imanov, deputy director general of the Tax Policy and Strategic Research Department ...

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Bank of Korea Hints at Issuing a Central Bank Digital Currency

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Bank of Korea is set to announce details of an ongoing study into cryptocurrencies next month that includes a plan exploring the possibility of issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). In a statement on Wednesday, the Bank of Korea confirmed it was in the ...

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