After seeing the country’s inflation rise to 191.6% in June, Zimbabwean monetary authorities said they have resolved to increase the benchmark interest rate to 200% per annum. In addition, the central bank said it will introduce gold coins which will act as an instrument that will “enable investors to store value.” Discouraging Speculative Borrowing Monetary…Read More
Cryptoys, an NFT-based startup, announced it has raised $23 million in a Series A funding round led by a16z. The company, which seeks to mix NFTs with the world of gaming and virtual toys, will create what it calls a “cryptoyverse,” in which it will also implement play-to-earn features and issue its own tokens. Cryptoys…Read More
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested two men who participated “in a violent plan to break into a family’s home in the middle of the night” to steal bitcoin worth tens of millions of dollars,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice. They could go to prison for 20 years.
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The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, says bitcoin is a commodity. He emphasized that the SEC, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and banking regulators will collaborate to oversee the crypto sector.
Gary Gensler: Bitcoin Is a Commodity
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler clarified his position on cryptocurrency,…Read More
The Moroccan central bank is presently working on a cryptocurrency regulation framework bill and according to the bank’s governor, Abdellatif Jouahri, this is set to be introduced soon. The regulatory framework being worked on will result in Morocco’s money laundering and anti-terrorism financing regulations being upgraded.
Crypto Regulation Best Practices
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The prominent rap stars Eminem and Snoop Dogg released a new music video that showcases the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) collection. The duo’s latest single called “From the D 2 The LBC” debuted at this year’s Apefest, an annual gathering for BAYC and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) owners.
According to reports, the Russian Federation has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since 1918. Bondholders told the press that they had not received payments from the transcontinental country. However, Russia’s finance ministry denies the allegations and says the country made the payments via the Euroclear monetary system.
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Last month was a crypto rollercoaster. Bill Gates said crypto is based on greater fool theory. The market has lost more than $1 trillion dollars since November, and there are still signs of further damage, including Celsius’ pause on withdrawals. The wild west of finance is clearly suffering, and the whiplash pace of recent headlines…Read More
DOGE was trading higher on Monday, as prices rose to their highest level in almost 20 days. TRX was also in the green to start the week, as prices continued to climb, following a recent streak of bullish momentum.
DOGE was a notable mover during today’s session, as prices rose to…Read More
Cryptocurrency-related lending has become a black smudge for the industry these days and according to a recent report, bitcoin’s low price has put billions in mining loans under stress. The report, which quotes the co-founder of mining company Luxor Technologies, Ethan Vera, says that roughly $4 billion in loans backed by crypto mining rigs are…Read More