‘Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Make Global Commerce Easy’ — Founder of Nigerian Crypto Exchange

Despite the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Feb. 5, 2021 directive that instructed banks to block crypto entities from the financial system, the demand and use of cryptocurrencies have continued to grow. Not even the central bank’s subsequent crackdown on crypto......

Gold Outshined Bitcoin This Month Climbing 6% Higher Amid US Real Estate Slump, Lower CPI Data

This month, gold has outperformed bitcoin after crypto markets shuddered from the recent FTX collapse, and the precious yellow metal climbed 6.12% since the first of November. The U.S. housing market has shown weaknesses and October’s U.S. inflation rate was lower......

Fidelity: 74% of Institutional Investors Surveyed Plan to Invest in Digital Assets

A new study by Fidelity Digital Assets, a subsidiary of financial giant Fidelity Investments, shows that 58% of institutional investors surveyed invested in digital assets in the first half of this year and 74% plan to invest in the future. Fidelity’s......

Study Finds Nearly 60% of Hong Kong and Singapore’s Super Rich Have Invested in Digital Assets

According to a study jointly published by KPMG China and Aspen Digital, about 58% of Singapore and Hong Kong’s family offices and high-net-worth individuals have invested in digital assets. Reports suggest the info shows the crypto market downturn has not diminished......

Recent Poll Shows Citizens of El Salvador Still Not Sold on Bitcoin

A recent poll completed by the Public Opinion University Institute, part of the Simeon Canas Centroamerican University, has found that El Salvador is still not attracted by the idea of bitcoin as legal tender. The poll results indicate that almost two-thirds......

Yuan Taps New Low Versus US Dollar as Investors React to Endorsement of Chinese President’s Third-Term Bid

The Chinese yuan’s offshore exchange rate against the U.S. dollar fell to a new all-time low of 7.33:1 just over a day after the conclusion of the Chinese Communist Party’s congress which gave President Xi Jinping the mandate to lead the......

Hong Kong Presents Digital Currency Prototype, Project Aurum

Financial authorities in Hong Kong have unveiled a prototype of the Chinese autonomous territory’s own central bank digital currency called Project Aurum. The two-tier platform features a wholesale interbank and a retail e-wallet system, participants revealed. Hong Kong to Issue Retail......

Fidelity Discusses Bitcoin as Portfolio Insurance — Could Soon Stand in ‘Stark Contrast’ to Path Fiat Currencies Take

Fidelity Digital Assets, a subsidiary of Fidelity Investments, says that bitcoin could be considered portfolio insurance. The firm notes that the cryptocurrency “may soon stand in stark contrast to the path that the rest of the world and fiat currencies may......

Robert Kiyosaki Explains Why He Buys Bitcoin Citing Pension Funds and Inflation

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has explained why he buys bitcoin. Citing inflation, he detailed that pension funds are investing in cryptocurrency, adding that they know “fake” money, stocks, and bonds “are toast.”......

Brazilian Presidential Candidate ‘Lula’ Da Silva Signals Support for Central Bank of Brazil Involvement in Crypto Regulation

The presidential candidate that obtained most of the votes in the first Brazilian ballot round, Luis Inacio Da Silva, better known as “Lula,” declared that the Central Bank of Brazil should be responsible for building a cryptocurrency law framework. Lula also......