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Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies for Payments

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies

Turkey's central bank (CBRT) in a surprising move, banned the use of all cryptocurrencies and digital assets to payments for services and goods, citing possible damage and significant transaction risks

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UNICEF launches Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF CRYPTOCURRENCY FUND

UN Children’s agency becomes first UN Organization to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency. UNICEF will now be able to receive, hold and disburse donations of cryptocurrencies ether and bitcoin, through its newly-established UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund

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CME Group to Launch Micro Bitcoin Futures on May 3

Micro Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will expand its suite of crypto derivatives with the introduction of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, pending regulatory review

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CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading

Coinbase

CFTC today issued an order filing and settling charges against digital asset exchange operator Coinbase Inc., based in San Francisco, California, for reckless false, misleading, or inaccurate reporting as well as wash trading by a former employee on Coinbase’s GDAX platform

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deVere CEO: “I sold half my Bitcoin holdings over Christmas”

Nigel Green, CEO deVere

As Bitcoin hits nearly $32,000, the CEO of one of the world’s largest financial advisory and fintech organizations has revealed that he has sold half of his Bitcoin holdings.

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Nouriel Roubini: Bitcoin is a bubble!

Nouriel Roubini

The Stern School Profesor and the CEO of Roubini Macro Associates Nouriel Roubini hit the wires earlier today with a tweet about bitcoin

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Valour Launches World’s First Fee-Free Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product (ETP)

Valour

New ETP, Bitcoin Zero, will enable institutions and individuals to invest in Bitcoin in a similar way to ETFs and shares

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Federal Court Orders Colorado Company to Pay Over $900,000 for Digital Asset and Forex Ponzi Scheme

CFTC manipulation

fraudulently soliciting and misappropriating funds from clients in a digital asset and forex Ponzi scheme.

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Prison for buying bitcoin? Proposed law could see Russians serving time for using cryptocurrencies

bitcoin

Politicians in Russia have suggested punishment of up to 2 million rubles and seven years in jail for the illegal use of digital assets and currencies. Some say the proposed law amounts to a total ban on cryptocurrencies.

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eToro FX broker announced has just added IOTA for trading

IOTA

Now available for trading on eToro, the IOTA coin is another interesting addition to the platform’s ever-growing selection of crypto. With multiple uses as an Internet of Things (IoT) platform and quite a bit of attention from the blockchain and cryptocurrency communities, IOTA presents an alluring trading and investing opportunity ...

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