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Nerve-racking week ahead for Turkey in run-up to May 14 elections.
The Central Bank of Russia is rolling out a “digital ruble” as Russia gets ready to join the cryptocurrency revolution, but in a way that the regulator remains in control of the e-currency.
Russia has overtaken Kazakhstan to become the world's second-largest cryptocurrency mining country in 2023.
Fugitive crypto-king Do Kwon, co-founder of Terraform Labs, on March 23, has been charged in the US for causing the loss of more than $40bn.
Inhabitants of Ekibastuz who were left without heating on freezing winter days have a much different understanding of the term “crypto winter” than digital money enthusiasts.
I will start by stating my conclusion: yes, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are one of the greatest threats to personal freedom today, perhaps even the greatest.
Montenegro does not have its own currency and has been using the euro since 2006 when it peacefully seceded from its loose union with Serbia.
In December the investment community took notice of Jack Dorsey’s most recent moves in Africa when his tech conglomerate Block, Inc. co-led a $2mn investment round into Gridless, a bitcoin mining company in Africa.
In April 2021 gold was sitting around a price of $1,700; as of December 10, 2022 it is now approaching $1,800. Relative to just about every other asset class, this is not a bad performance.
Country boasts a dozen cryptocurrency exchanges and more than 40 Mongolian virtual coins including the Inflation Hedging Coin, or IHC.
Up to a fifth of Turks appear to have invested in digital money in the past two years.
With some venture capital firms telling tech startups to tighten their belts or risk going bust, is it possible for newcomers to raise money during the downturn? bne IntelliNews analysed words of wisdom from some of the top voices in the industry.
On a warm day in June the crowds throng the Gorbushka electronics and media market in the Fili Park in west Moscow. The new iPhone XX is out and it would be impossible to find it in Moscow if it were not for Gorbushka's tables.
US President Joe Biden announced he was authorising a eighth $800mn military aid package, only a week after signing off on a similar $800mn package, as Ukraine prepares for the Battle of Donbas that is expected to start in earnest any day now.
Government inspections also revealed other notable political and business figures involved in crypto mining in Kazakhstan.
After the Central Bank of Russia limited withdrawals of foreign currencies, Russians turned to crypto as a way of hedging and liquidising their assets.
Following the imposition of wide-ranging sanctions, Russia could exploit its mastery of crypto mining to make virtual currencies the new medium of international exchange, but the process is not without risks.
Company also aims to double its number of sports fan tokens by the end of the year.
The central bank is implementing tighter standards following Lithuanian fintech UAB Finolita Unio's involvement in the Wirecard scandal.