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cryptocurrencies

WeWork to begin accepting payments in cryptocurrencies
Business & Finance

WeWork to begin accepting payments in cryptocurrencies

  • WeWork is the latest in a string of popular companies to announce plans to incorporate cryptocurrencies in their businesses.
  • Visa Inc said last month it would allow payment settlements using cryptocurrency while PayPal Holdings Inc launched a crypto checkout service on March 30.
Published 20 Apr, 2021 05:59pm
'Britcoin' not bitcoin? UK considers new digital currency
World

'Britcoin' not bitcoin? UK considers new digital currency

  • UK creates BoE-Treasury taskforce to look at 'digital pound'.
  • Sunak focused on boosting London's competitiveness after Brexit.
  • Britain will lift curbs on who can trade shares in London.
  • Britain will ease limit on off-exchange share trading.
Published 19 Apr, 2021 04:27pm
Bitcoin tumbles after Turkey bans crypto payments citing risks
Markets

Bitcoin tumbles after Turkey bans crypto payments citing risks

  • The decision could stall Turkey's crypto market, which has gained momentum in recent months as investors joined the global rally in bitcoin, seeking to hedge against lira depreciation and inflation that topped 16% last month.
  • In a statement, the central bank said crypto assets were "neither subject to any regulation and supervision mechanisms nor a central regulatory authority", among other security risks.
Published 16 Apr, 2021 06:27pm
BNY Mellon invests in cryptocurrency storage firm Fireblocks
Business & Finance

BNY Mellon invests in cryptocurrency storage firm Fireblocks

  • BNY Mellon's investment was part of a $133 million funding round that also saw participation from hedge fund Coatue Management, investment firm Ribbit Capital, growth equity firm Stripes and SVB Capital.
  • Fireblocks has a presence in Europe, Asia and North America, with customers including banks, neobanks, exchanges, hedge funds and market makers.
Published 18 Mar, 2021 05:40pm
India proposes law to ban cryptocurrencies, create official digital currency
Markets

India proposes law to ban cryptocurrencies, create official digital currency

  • The law will "create a facilitative framework for creation of the official digital currency to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)."
  • The RBI had in April 2018 ordered financial institutions to break off all ties with individuals or businesses dealing in virtual currency such as bitcoin within three months.
Published 30 Jan, 2021 05:55pm