South Korean Lawyers Lobby for Cryptocurrency, Investor Protection Laws

The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to establish a legal framework for the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector. In a news conference at...

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The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to establish a legal framework for the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector. In a news conference at the Korean parliament on Thursday, the Korean Bar Association publicly urged the government to develop laws designed to protect investors whilst encouraging the domestic blockchain industry. In quotes reported by Reuters,...

Only 19% Chance Bitcoin Price Breaches $10,000 by June 2019: Traders

A drop in the bitcoin price’s daily moves has lowered the market’s expectations of reclaiming a five-figure valuation anytime soon. Options Traders Not Bullish on...

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A drop in the bitcoin price’s daily moves has lowered the market’s expectations of reclaiming a five-figure valuation anytime soon. Options Traders Not Bullish on Bitcoin Skew — a crypto analysis blog authored by two London-based derivative traders — claimed that bitcoin has only a 19 percent chance of breaching the $10,000-mark by June 2019. The report...

Bitcoin Cash Volume Surges 7x to $1.4 Billion in Crypto Market Recovey

Major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin have increased by more than 5 percent in value over the last 24 hours. The cryptocurrency market...

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Major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin have increased by more than 5 percent in value over the last 24 hours. The cryptocurrency market has started to demonstrate signs of recovery, as the daily trading volume of large digital asset trading platforms has increased over the past week. The volume of Bitcoin, led by...

Australian Crypto Startup Invites Steve Wozniak to ‘Digital Currency [Holiday] Town’

An Australian travel tech startup has invited Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to Agnes Water and Town of 1770, the country’s first digital currency towns. Brisbane-based TravelbyBit extended the...

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An Australian travel tech startup has invited Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to Agnes Water and Town of 1770, the country’s first digital currency towns. Brisbane-based TravelbyBit extended the invitation after the American inventor expressed his interests to travel the world using nothing but bitcoin, as reported by local publication Micky. The company, which enables businesses to accept bitcoin and helps...

UK: New Report Warns Over ‘Bad’ Government Cryptocurrency Regulation

U.K. businesses and analysts have hit back at government plans to regulate cryptocurrencies and related technology, describing them as a “blunt instrument approach,” British daily news outlet the Telegraph reported...

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U.K. businesses and analysts have hit back at government plans to regulate cryptocurrencies and related technology, describing them as a “blunt instrument approach,” British daily news outlet the Telegraph reported Monday, Oct. 29. Calls to step up the level of power the country’s finance regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has over cryptocurrency — which Cointelegraph reported on in September — allegedly...

IBM Study: Most Global Financial Firms Think Central Banks Should Issue Digital Currencies

The majority of global financial institutions surveyed believe that central banks should develop central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a joint study by IBM Blockchain World Wire and the Official Monetary...

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The majority of global financial institutions surveyed believe that central banks should develop central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a joint study by IBM Blockchain World Wire and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) released Oct. 25. The study includes 21 central banks that participated in the OMFIF’s research between July and September 2017. The reports notes that participants failed to...

Stock Market Plunges But Has No Impact on Crypto: No Correlation?

This week, the US stock market deleted all of its gains made in 2018 amidst a major sell-off. The crash had no impact on the...

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This week, the US stock market deleted all of its gains made in 2018 amidst a major sell-off. The crash had no impact on the crypto market, showing no signs of inverse correlation. Possibly affected by the trade war between China and the US along with the increase in Fed rates, the US stock market...

Taiwan is Preparing ICO Regulations, Securities Regulator Chairman Reveals

Investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Taiwan could soon be as easy as putting money in stocks. This is according to the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial...

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Investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Taiwan could soon be as easy as putting money in stocks. This is according to the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), Wellington Koo, who has said that regulations for governing ICOs are currently being drafted with a view of simplifying the process for investors as well as making tokens just...

Dash CEO Ryan Taylor: Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies Are the ‘Inevitable Future’

The CEO of Dash Core Group, Ryan Taylor, told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 23 that  central bank-issued cryptocurrencies are the “inevitable future,” but it will be people...

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The CEO of Dash Core Group, Ryan Taylor, told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 23 that  central bank-issued cryptocurrencies are the “inevitable future,” but it will be people who “will decide what form of money they want to consume and use as part of their lives.” Speaking with CT during the Money20/20 conference, Taylor stated that central banks...

Chinese Crypto Wallet Cobo Raises $13 Million, Eyes Global Expansion

Plans for worldwide growth are on track for cryptocurrency wallet startup Cobo after it managed to raise US$13 million in a Series A round. The cryptocurrency wallet...

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Plans for worldwide growth are on track for cryptocurrency wallet startup Cobo after it managed to raise US$13 million in a Series A round. The cryptocurrency wallet startup, which is based in Beijing, China, has set its sights on expanding in the United States as well as in Southeast Asia particularly Indonesia and Vietnam. The Series A...