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 Read More
"As a major correction sent ETH falling from $3,200 to $2,500 in the past week, on-chain liquidations surged as positions started to hit their liquidation point," analysts at Delphi Digital said in Monday's newsletter, adding that MakerDAO has profited from the liquidation event.
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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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
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), Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More