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China is preparing to launch digital yuan next year to replace physical cash

The People’s Bank of China has revealed plans to have its sovereign digital currency ready in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The announcement comes as the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift away from paper money. Limited trials are already underway in Shenzhen, Suzhou, Chengdu and the Xiongan New Area

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Here’s How Big BTC Whales Are Preparing For Bitcoin’s Halving

The transparency of blockchain technology can be used to determine investors’ sentiment towards a given asset. By evaluating what large Bitcoin holders are doing, for instance, it is possible to estimate future price slumps or bullish impulses.Under this premise, Santiment, a behavior analytics platform, maintains that large BTC whales are

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Analyst Who Predicted Bitcoin’s Rally to $9,000 Says Ethereum Is Preparing to Explode

Bitcoin’s and Ethereum’s strong surge to kick off 2020 has caught many traders aback. Case in point: each leg higher in the price of BTC during January and February was marked by dozens of millions of dollars worth of short liquidations on margin trading platforms like BitMEX.While the majority seem

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US Financial Crimes Watchdog Preparing ‘Significant’ Crypto Rules, Warns Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is preparing to unveil new regulations around cryptocurrencies, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.Speaking during a hearing before the Senate Finance Committee, Mnuchin said FinCEN, the nation's financial crimes watchdog, is preparing to roll out some "significant new requirements" around cryptocurrencies,

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