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Sotheby

Sotheby's auction house to hold first NFT auction

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Founded in 1744, Sotheby will auction digital artist Murat Pak in April as non-fungible tokens (NFT). “It is too early to talk about the art of cryptography in general. But NFT is exciting. We believe the technology has potential, ”head of the site Charles Stewart said in an interview with...

Visa crypto wallets

Visa Aims to Enable Crypto Trading via Its Credit Card

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Major financial services company Visa continues to be interested in the crypto industry. Recently, in a podcast with Fortune's Leadership Next the CEO of the firm Al Kelly talked about Visa's plans concerning digital assets. During the discussion, Kelly said that the team intends to bring out two...

Japan

Bank of Japan begins preparing to develop digital Yen

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There are a growing number of countries around the world wishing to issue a CBDC. The Japanese authorities have repeatedly stated that, if necessary, the central bank can launch a token pegged to the yen. This week, the head of the Central Bank Haruhiko Kuroda confirmed that the regulator may soon...

Crypto funds

Investments in crypto funds in the Q1 beat previous records

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In the first quarter of 2021, investment in cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETP) skyrocketed. According to the CoinShares team, in the reporting period, investors sent a total of $ 4.2 billion to crypto funds. Thus, the previous record set in the fourth quarter of last year was broken....

Coin Center

Coin Center named a threat transaction regulations of FinCEN

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FinCEN's proposed rules for regulating cryptocurrency transactions threaten innovation and privacy, Coin Center, an industry promotion and advocacy organization, said. We are talking about FinCEN's plans to tighten rules to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. The changes involve the...

JPMorgan crypto clearinghouse

JPMorgan in Search of Crypto Clearinghouse

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Wall Street financial services provider JPMorgan views possibilities of cooperation with a crypto clearinghouse to form liquidity. The news was announced by Forbes on March 15. Commonly shoppers of crypto assets need to store their capital with over-the-counter (OTC) or off-exchange desks before...

NFT search volume

Google Search Volume of "NFT" Beat a New All-Time High

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Interest around NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) has been rising. This fact has its reflection on Google Search volumes. The indicator hit a new all-time high seeing 25x growth since January 2021. The number of users of NFT networks surged to a record high of 398,800 in terms of a week since March 8. As...

Mike Novogratz

Novogratz: "Number of people wanting to buy BTC is growing"

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More and more investors perceive bitcoin as a tool for hedging inflationary risks. They try to buy cryptocurrency to secure their savings. We are witnessing a qualitative shift in the minds of people who were previously skeptical of BTC, Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz said on CNBC. The...

Musk represents an NFT

Elon Musk Sells a Track About NFTs as an NFT

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On March 15, business magnate Elon Musk shared a video on Twitter writing that he is selling a musical composition on NFTs as an NFT. At the moment, the video already has 7 M views. The NFT represents a techno record and includes the words "HODL", "vanity trophy" and...

Bybit

Bybit climbed to 2nd place in the crypto exchanges rank

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Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit has dramatically strengthened its position in the Bitcoin futures market. In terms of open interest in this product, this marketplace moved up to the second place, beating the OKEx platform and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). According to Skew, Bybit now...

MicroStrategy

MicroStrategy continues to buy bitcoins

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MicroStrategy's management continues to ramp up its bitcoin investment. According to its CEO Michael Saylor, his team recently bought another 252 BTC at $ 57,140 per coin. Sailor posted similar statements on Twitter before. At the moment, a total of 91,330 bitcoins are under the control of...

Crypto trading

Robinhood records growth in number of female crypto-traders

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More and more women are not only interested in cryptocurrencies, but also try themselves as traders in this market. Even though the cryptosphere is still dominated by men, the number of women investing in bitcoin and other coins has increased markedly in recent years. Popular online broker...

Diginex CEO

Diginex CEO predicts BTC rate rise to $175K

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Richard Byworth, CEO of cryptocurrency company Diginex, is very optimistic about the outlook for Bitcoin by early 2022. “We are expecting a price of around $ 175,000 per bitcoin by the end of this year,” Byworth said Monday, March 15, in an interview with Bloomberg. According to him, we are...

Elon Musk

Elon Musk thinks Coinbase should launch Dogecoin trading

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is known as a fan of the Dogecoin (DOGE) cryptocurrency. The inventor has previously repeatedly tweeted this coin. Musk, along with other famous people, such as rapper Snoop Dogg, sparked an explosion of interest in DOGE on the Internet. In parallel, Altcoin showed explosive...

South Korea crypto trading

Crypto Trading Volume in South Korea Beat Stock Market

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Data reveals that on March 14, the entire purchase volume of crypto assets in South Korea surged past $14.5 B. This indicator is higher than the daily average purchase sum of the country’s stock exchange on that day. The crypto market cap hit $1.8 trillion on Sunday after BTC set a new all-time...

XRP holders as defendants

6000 Xrp Owners as Third Party Defendants During the Trial

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Holders of the XRP cryptocurrency want to take part in the lawsuit that the SEC started against Ripple. Particularly, on March 14 John Deaton of Deaton Law Firm issued a paper representing more than 6000 XRP holders who are willing to act as defendants. Managing partner of the FirmJohn Deaton owns...

Binance under investigation

Binance Faces Investigation Started by CFTC

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US federal agency Commodity Futures Trading Commission has started an investigation of leading crypto purchase network Binance. The authority aims to discover if Binance enabled US investors' access to the protocol and purchase derivatives without being listed with the government's supervision. The...

India considers a crypto ban

India Put Forward a Crypto Ban Proposal

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Reuters writes as stated by an Indian senior government executive the republic is going to put forward a law forbidding crypto assets. If the law passes, trading and holding crypto assets will be penalized. The same refers to release and mining. In January the government of India submitted a draft...

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