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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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FCA warns that younger investors are taking on big financial risks

FCA high-risk

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published research findings into better understanding investors who engage in high-risk investments like cryptocurrencies and foreign exchange.

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Bordier & Cie SCmA to offer cryptocurrencies to their customers* via Sygnum’s all-in-one B2B banking platform

Bordier & Cie

Bordier & Cie SCmA, a leading Swiss private bank founded in 1844, has expanded its offering to include cryptocurrencies by incorporating Sygnum’s B2B banking platform.

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BNY Mellon Forms New Digital Assets Unit to Build Industry’s First Multi-Asset Digital Platform

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon today announced the formation of a new enterprise Digital Assets unit that will accelerate the development of solutions and capabilities to help clients address growing and evolving needs related to the growth of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies

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Standard Chartered and Northern Trust partner to launch Zodia, a cryptocurrency custodian for institutional investors

Northern Trust

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and Northern Trust, a leading provider of asset servicing, have entered into an agreement to launch Zodia Custody, an institutional-grade custody solution for cryptocurrencies.

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Blockchain, Stablecoins and Gold

blockchain technology

Commodity stablecoins are backed by other kinds of assets, such as gold, silver or other precious metals. Gold is the most common commodity

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What is An Initial Coin Offering (ICO’s)

What is An Initial Coin Offering

An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is used by startups to bypass the rigorous and regulated capital-raising process required by venture capitalists or banks.

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