Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has announced a new cryptocurrency amid an economic crisis and a plunge in the value of the bolivar, the country's national currency.
According to Reuters, Madur... Read More
Venezuela's opposition-run congress has declared that a planned new national cryptocurrency called the petro is illegal.
According to the legislative body, the issue of the petro – a cryptocurrency... Read More
Venezuela's government is pushing back against what it calls "false information" in connection with a purported white paper tied to its planned oil-backed cryptocurrency.
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U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R.-Fl) and Robert Menendez (D.-NJ) have denounced Venezuela's planned cryptocurrency in a new letter.
In an open letter addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi... Read More
Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, has said the pre-sale of the country's proposed cryptocurrency – the "petro" – will launch next month.
Signing the petro white paper on Tuesday, Maduro s... Read More
Could Crypto Exchanges KYC Prevent Money Laundering In Bitcoin?
China’s regulators recently warned that cryptocurrency is a potential threat in anti-money laundering as bitcoin could easily bypass the country’s capital controls and achieve cross-border capital
BMO, Pension Plan Pilot Blockchain for Fixed Income Issuance
Canadian financial firm BMO Capital Markets is working with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on a new blockchain pilot.
The trial sees the two firms register a fixed income issuance on a blockcha
South Korea Budgets $880 Million for Tech Including Blockchain
The South Korean government will invest over $880 million next year in order to boost the development of innovative technologies including blockchain.
According to a government release on Tuesday,
Pantera Capital Has Raised $71 Million So Far for Third Crypto Fund
Blockchain investment company Pantera Capital has launched its third crypto fund with over $71 million already committed, according to public documents.
A filing submitted by the company to the U.S