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German Finance Minister Says Gov’t Must Reject Facebook’s Libra Coin

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz stated that policymakers cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's proposed Libra stablecoin.Prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currenciesAs reported by Reuters, on Sept. 17, German Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said during a panel discussion in Berlin that Facebook’s planned crypto coin

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Binance Makes Strategic Investment Into Chinese Crypto-News Website Mars Finance

For Binance, Mars Finance is the first strategic investment in China since 2017, when Beijing banned digital coin trading and the exchange withdrew from this market.One of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges Binance has made its first strategic investment in China. The company has invested in Mars Finance, a

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Crypto ATM Chain Coinme Collects $1.5M from Ripple Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund

One of the global leaders in cryptocurrency ATM manufacturer, Coinme, has recently kick-started its new A-1 funding round to accelerate global expansion. The interesting thing is that the company has successfully secured $1.5 million from Ripple’s Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund.Founded in 2014, Coinme is a leading blockchain financial services

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France’s Finance Minister: Facebook Libra Will Not Be Authorized in Europe

Facebook’s Libra is already suffering from several political issues within the United States as several Congress members wrote an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg in which they called to halt the development of Libra, Facebook’s native cryptocurrency.Now, in Europe, France has announced that it will block the development of Facebook’s

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Nasdaq Lists New Index for Decentralized Finance Projects Called Defix

Nasdaq’s Defix index will offer real-time tracking of crypto assets of different blockchain projects like MakerDao, Augur, Gnosis, Numerai, 0x and Amoveo.U.S. Stock Exchange Nasdaq has announced the listing of a new index that offers “real-time” tracking of blockchain projects within the decentralized finance (DeFi) segment. Dubbed as Defix, the

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Nasdaq Launches Decentralized Finance Index for Digital Assets

Major United States stock exchange Nasdaq has unveiled a blockchain decentralized finance (DeFi) index Defix (DEFX). According to a Defix press release published on Sept. 9, brokerage firm Exante streamlined the launch of the Defix index.A disparate group of crypto assetsThe index includes crypto assets of projects such as

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Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra to Launch Blockchain Finance Management

Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, partnered with American distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm Adjoint to launch a blockchain financial management and insurance solution.Telecommunications industry news outlet CommsMEA reported on Sept. 2 that the solution is the first of its kind. With this service, clients

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Amanie Advisors Support Ether’s Compliance With Islamic Finance Law

Islamic finance and Sharia advisory firm Amanie Advisors have established Ether’s (ETH) compliance with Islamic religious law.Ether receives Sharia endorsementIn a blog post published on their website, Amanie Advisors announced that the firm has collaborated with the Ethereum Foundation to establish the platform’s compliance with Sharia religious law. As

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HSBC Is First Bank to Finance Transaction via Hyperledger on we.trade

Multinational banking giant HSBC has reportedly become the first bank to complete financing transaction on European blockchain trade platform we.trade.Since we.trade started the project back in 2017, HSBC recently financed a transaction on the platform within a second round of pilots that started in June 2019, economics magazine Global

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