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a Stablecoin Gets Sharia Certified, the IMF Considers Central Bank Digital Currencies

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekSwiss Crypto Firm X8 AG

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Canadian Bank Announces Digital Safety Deposit Box for Crypto Exchanges and Investment Funds

VersaBank, formerly Pacific & Western Bank of Canada, announced one of its subsidiaries has completed beta testing for its digital safety deposit box and is now entering the commercialization phase, which will include the offering of digital safe keeping as well as multi signature services for cryptocurrency exchanges and crypto-based investment funds.Canadian

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New York Digital Investment Group Subsidiary Acquires New York BitLicense

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has granted a BitLicense to NYDIG Execution, according to an official DFS announcement published Nov. 14.NYDIG Execution, a subsidiary of the New York Digital Investment Group LLC (NYDIG), is now legally authorized to operate cryptocurrency-related business and to conduct money transmissions.

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Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Have Legitimate ‘Role,’ Says IMF’s Lagarde

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the international community should “consider” endorsing central bank issued digital currencies (CBDCs) in a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival Nov. 14.IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said that despite being “not entirely convinced” on the concept of cryptocurrencies more generally,

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Buy Petro within 2018 In Order To Trade It against Other Digital Assets-Venezuelan President

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in addition to instituting forced farm labor among his own population as they are starving, has issued a timeline in which the nation’s cryptocurrency petro would be tradable against other digital assets if purchased. Ultimatum According to a translation of the president’s speech by cryptocurrency analyst

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Russian Stablecoin Would Be Equivalent to Fiat Ruble in ‘Digital Space’

The chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets has said that a state-backed stablecoin would be a complete equivalent to the Russian fiat ruble in a digital space, state-operated Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported Nov. 7.Chairman Anatoly Aksakov said that the “crypto ruble,” which may appear after

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