Indian crypto market

IndiaTech.org whitepaper proposes defining cryptos as digital assets

Association proposes introducing a system for registering cryptocurrency exchanges in the country Industry association IndiaTech.org has proposed defining cryptos as digital assets and not currencies similar to other assets such as gold, stocks, or marketable securities. The proposal is part of a whitepaper released by the association, which includes five key points aimed at providing […]

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX to Offer Pooled ETH Staking ahead of Ethereum 2.0 Launch

India’s largest crypto exchange CoinDCX announced the extension of its support for Ethereum 2.0 and its eagerly anticipated launch. The exchange has begun Ethereum (ETH) staking as it prepares for ETH 2.0 launch. It has become one of the few exchanges globally to provide an elaborate solution to evade the logistical challenges with ETH 2.0 […]

Ripple Joins Google, The Rockefeller Foundation at Mojaloop’s Top Drawer

Blockchain giant Ripple network has made another stride to strengthen further its relationship with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as the Blockchain Company now features among the sponsors of the Mojaloop Foundation, a charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting financial inclusion by offering organizations the ability to create an interoperable payment. Ripple, alongside PhonePe, a […]

Programmable money: How crypto tokens could change our entire experience of value transfer

Programmable money (PM) is in the air. It may be the next stage in the evolution of money. And it could be as disruptive as any financial technology in development today. Yes, China is close to launching the first central bank digital currency (CBDC) at scale — perhaps within the next 12 months — but […]

China’s reach for digital dominance a wake-up call for US

WHILE many countries are eager for an alternative to US technology dominance, Beijing is taking a lead by launching a new set of global guidelines and formulating a national technology strategy. Part of the strategy is to promote and accelerate advances in blockchain technology, enabling China to influence the development of global networks and standards. […]

Morgan Stanley Strategist Recommends Bitcoin as Central Banks Ramp Up Money Printing

Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s chief strategist and head of emerging markets has recommended bitcoin as an alternative investment to stocks amid central banks’ massive money printing policies. He says that alternative assets, like gold and cryptocurrency, could keep doing well while stocks struggle. Morgan Stanley’s Strategist Discusses Stocks, Gold, and Bitcoin Head of Emerging Markets […]

Crypto surges in India after Bitcoin ban lifted

On March 5th 2020, India’s Supreme Court lifted Indian’s cryptocurrency ban. In the months since, Indian crypto exchanges have seen a huge surge in trading volumes and investment despite a significant contraction of the Indian economy caused by Covid-19 In April 2018 the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s central bank, had ordered financial institutions […]

Experts: Country to build fintech hubs

China plans to build pioneering fintech hubs nationwide, focusing on the research and development of blockchain technology and digital currency to boost investment in financial infrastructure, according to officials and experts on Tuesday. They made the remarks at the 2020 China Financial Technology Forum, part of the ongoing 2020 China International Fair for Trade in […]

Enter the Matrix? Nations, Tech Firms Race to Deploy Blockchain to Digitise Global Power: Futurist

Blockchain has been powering cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and others, but a quiet tech race has been launched among major powers to develop new applications for the emerging technology. The implications of such new digital systems are set to reshape the world amid global plans to speed up the digitisation of information, among others. […]

‘Bitcoin Should Be Traded Like Stock,’ Says Begin India Think Tank Founder

The founder of Begin India Think Tank says that bitcoin should be regulated as stock, which he believes is the legal status the cryptocurrency should get in India. He also believes that Bitcoin may be the most secure technology in our lifetimes. How Bitcoin Should Be Regulated in India Begin India Think Tank founder Deepak […]

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