Belarus Moves to Allow Investment Funds to Acquire Crypto Assets

Belarus Moves to Allow Investment Funds to Acquire Crypto Assets

The crypto-friendly nation of Belarus is preparing to permit investment funds to put money into digital currencies. A proposal to do so is part of a package of necessary legal changes tailored... Read more »
Russia May Allow Crypto Mining and Gold-Backed Stablecoins, Lawmaker Says

Russia May Allow Crypto Mining and Gold-Backed Stablecoins, Lawmaker Says

Russia can legalize cryptocurrency mining and stablecoins backed by gold under government control, a high-ranking member of the Russian parliament has suggested. The statement comes after Bank of Russia proposed a wide-ranging... Read more »
Italy's top private bank Banca Generali to allow users to buy Bitcoin

Italy’s top private bank Banca Generali to allow users to buy Bitcoin

Over 300,000 customers of Banca Generali will be able to purchase and hold Bitcoin this year. The feature was enabled through the bank’s partnership with cryptocurrency platform Conio, which will be integrated... Read more »
Block, formerly Square, will allow users to gift BTC for the holidays using Cash App

Block, formerly Square, will allow users to gift BTC for the holidays using Cash App

Digital payments company Block, formerly called Square, has announced that Cash App users will be able to gift friends and family both crypto and stock over the holiday season. According to a... Read more »
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Warns Governments Will Never Allow Crypto to Be Out of Their Control

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Warns Governments Will Never Allow Crypto to Be Out of Their Control

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sees bitcoin as mathematical purity, praising its fixed supply. However, he said that governments will never allow it to be out of their control. “If it got to... Read more »
Bank of Russia Not Ready to Allow Bitcoin ETF Trading, Governor Says

Bank of Russia Not Ready to Allow Bitcoin ETF Trading, Governor Says

Central Bank of Russia isn’t prepared to admit a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to the market, the head of the regulator, Elvira Nabiullina, told Russian media. Her statement, reaffirming the bank’s hardline... Read more »