FDIC Implements New Rules to Combat Misleading Advertising by Crypto Firms

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) of the United States has implemented a new rule that will impact the public perception of certain cryptocurrency firms. The FDIC’s board of directors has finalized regulations to address false advertising, misrepresentations of deposit insurance coverage, and misuse of the FDIC’s name or logo.Starting in 2025, institutions insured by […]

China and Saudi Arabia Spearhead Global Shift Away from US Dollar, Is Bitcoin the Next Frontier?

In recent years, there has been a significant shift in the global economic ecosystem as emerging powers challenge the dominance of the US dollar in international trade. China and Saudi Arabia, key players in the BRICS alliance, are leading this movement. They have signed a currency swap agreement valued at $6.93 billion, conducted entirely in […]

SEC Holds Meetings with Grayscale and BlackRock as Bitcoin ETF Approval Hopes Rise

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been holding meetings with Grayscale and BlackRock regarding the approval of Bitcoin ETF applications. Grayscale’s meeting focused on a proposed rule change that would allow NYSE Arca to list and trade shares of their spot Bitcoin ETF. BlackRock’s meeting discussed a proposed rule change that would permit […]

Ripple’s XRP Emerges as a Potential Game Changer for Instant Payments in the US

Ripple’s XRP has emerged as a potential solution to the problems of instant payments in the United States. While the country lags behind others in implementing an effective instant payments system, XRP offers an efficient alternative to the slow progress of the Federal Reserve Bank’s FedNow service. With its promise of efficient cross-border transactions and […]

First-ever Cross-Border Settlement for Digital Yuan CBDC in Precious Metals

The Bank of China’s Shanghai branch has successfully completed the first-ever cross-border settlement for precious metals using the digital yuan central bank digital currency (e-CNY CBDC). The settlement, which took place on December 20, involved the transfer of 100 million yuan ($14 million) e-CNY CBDC received overseas for gold via the Shanghai Financial Exchange International […]

Bitcoin Price Could Reach All-Time High in Four Months, Says Crypto Expert

Bitcoin (BTC) has been performing exceptionally well, surpassing traditional financial institutions with a market cap of around $841 billion. Despite regulatory crackdowns, Bitcoin continues to attract significant cash inflows, maintaining its dominance in the crypto market.Renowned crypto analyst PlanB predicts that Bitcoin could reach its all-time high (ATH) of $69k in the coming months. PlanB […]

Bitcoin NFTs Drive Up Transaction Fees and Spark Mainstream Frenzy

Ordinals inscriptions, also known as “NFTs on Bitcoin,” have become a popular trend in recent weeks. While they are loved by fans and appreciated by miners looking to make a profit, they have also faced criticism from blockchain purists. These inscriptions have experienced a resurgence, driving up Bitcoin transaction fees to an all-time high.Not only […]

Bitfinex Securities Raises $5.2 Million in Groundbreaking Tokenized Bond for Microfinance Industry

Bitfinex Securities has successfully raised $5.2 million through one of the world’s first tokenized bonds. The bond, issued by Alternative, a securitization fund under microfinancing platform Mikro Kapital, was denominated in Tether (USDT) and issued on the Liquid Network. The tokenized bond, named ALT2612, has a 36-month tenor and offers a 10% coupon.This achievement is […]

South Korean Financial Supervisor to Meet with SEC Chair to Discuss Crypto Regulation

The head of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), Lee Bok-hyun, is reportedly planning to meet with the chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, to discuss cryptocurrency regulation. Lee is expected to visit the SEC in January and arrange a meeting with Gensler to discuss the current state of […]

XRP Price Rally in 2024: Analysts Predict Significant Growth Amid Legal Victories and Political Support

XRP, the native cryptocurrency of Ripple, has experienced significant developments in 2023. The token has seen ups and downs, with a notable rally in July that pushed the price above $0.80. The future price of XRP is a topic of debate among analysts, with predictions ranging from an 800% rally to reaching $5.50.Positive sentiments are […]