Thomson Reuters has teamed with MarketPsych Data LLC, a provider of quantitative behavioral economics, to launch a new version of its MarketPsych Indices for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The new version offers Thomson Reuters’ first sentiment data feed for bitcoin, along with new and/or enhanced market sentiment data for several asset classes, new user capabilities and […]
Crypto developers are increasingly using a novel method to market coins and encourage mass crypto adoption: “airdropping” cryptocurrencies into people’s wallets. Airdropping is done by developers of newly minted cryptocurrencies who decide to give these new coins — for free — to holders of an existing cryptocurrencies. Just a few weeks ago holders of NEO […]
A central bank-issued digital currency could fuel faster bank runs during periods of financial stability, the BIS said Monday.
In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies. Hoekstra emphasized that there has been little time to understand and react to the changing landscape and that the current supervision and regulatory framework is ill equipped to deal […]
South Korea’s ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) could be relaxed in the months ahead, according to a new report.
Indian Finance Commission Member Shaktikanta Das: “It Is Impossible to Effectively Regulate Cryptocurrencies”
As of late, the Indian government has expressed keen interest in developing countrywide blockchain initiatives, but top officials are not too fond of cryptocurrencies themselves. Moving ahead, the country has been weighing its options, but some, like Shaktikanta Das, who heads a financial commission tasked with looking at cryptocurrencies and other financial matters, are asserting that regulation is too […]
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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro claimed the pre-sale of the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro (PTR), has raised $5 billion and recorded over 186,000 certified purchases, according to local news source TeleSUR. The announcement came during a meeting with members of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), in Caracas. During the meeting, Maduro explained that […]