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Nigerian Lawmakers Urged to Consider Regulating Crypto Industry After Proposal to Jail Ponzi Operators – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

The leader of the Nigerian blockchain association, Senator Ihenyen, has implored the country’s lawmakers — currently pushing for the securities law to be revamped — to consider crafting laws that regulate the crypto industry. Proposed Law Does Not Expressly Mention Cryptocurrencies As Nigerian lawmakers debate a bill that proposes a ten-year

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Polymarket Introduces New Information Markets After CFTC Fine, but Not for US Traders

The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CryptoX is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CryptoX is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies

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UBS Warns of Crypto Winter Amid Expectation of Fed Rate Hikes and Regulation – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

UBS, Switzerland’s largest bank, has warned about a crypto winter where prices crash and may not recover for years. The bank’s analysts explained several major reasons affecting the prices of cryptocurrencies. UBS Expects Crypto Winter That Could Last Years Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, has warned of a crypto winter where prices crash

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Low Volumes Across Crypto Spot Markets and Derivatives Indicate Bearish Conditions – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Digital currency markets have slipped significantly in value during the last two weeks and the lower prices have not sparked higher trade volumes. Data shows cryptocurrency spot market volume has slipped from $1.4 trillion in November 2021, to this month’s $593 billion in volume. Bitcoin futures open interest and volumes

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El Salvador Plans to Offer Crypto Loans to Small-Scale Entrepreneurs – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

The government of El Salvador will offer cryptocurrency-based loans to small companies. Conamype, the National Commission for Micro and Small Enterprises, will be the link between the investors and a decentralized finance protocol called Acumen, that will be able to provide funding in stablecoins. The aim being to help small

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New Payment System Seeking to Bolster Intra-African Trade Goes Live – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

A new continent-wide payment system that seeks to strengthen African fiat currencies, as well as to boost intra-Africa trade, recently went live. Discussions about onboarding more African countries are still ongoing. SMEs the Main Beneficiaries of the Payment System A new African payment system, the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS),

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Bitcoin Price Slips Below $36K, BTC Dominance Increases, Billions Leave Crypto Economy – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

The price of bitcoin tapped a new low this year hitting $34K per unit at just after 5 a.m. (EST) on Saturday morning. Bitcoin is now down over 48% lower than its all-time high (ATH) reached two months ago on November 10, 2021 — when it jumped above the $69K

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Bitcoin Falls Beneath $40K, Dragging Crypto Economy Below $2 Trillion – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

On Thursday evening around 10 p.m. (EST), the price of bitcoin fell beneath the $40K zone for the first time since September 21, 2021. During Friday’s early morning trading sessions, bitcoin plunged to a low of $38,250 per coin. Furthermore, the market capitalization of the entire crypto-economy has slipped under

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EU Markets Regulator Calls for Ban on Proof-of-Work Crypto Mining: Report

Proof-of-work crypto mining should be banned in the European Union (EU), according to the vice chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).Erik Thedéen said that EU regulators should nudge the crypto industry towards the less energy-intensive proof-of-stake mining in an interview with the Financial Times."The solution is to

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