Russia’s Ministry of Finance Publishes Draft of Cryptocurrency Bill

Russia’s Ministry of Finance Publishes Draft of Cryptocurrency Bill

Russia’s finance ministry has published a draft bill on “Digital Finance Assets” which outlines a framework for the regulation of cryptocurrency, tokens, and ICOs in Russia. If signed into law, the document will legalize cryptocurrencies, making …

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Nordea Bank Prohibits Employees From Trading Bitcoin, Previous Holders Allowed

Nordea Bank Prohibits Employees From Trading Bitcoin, Previous Holders Allowed

Nordea Bank, based in Stockholm, Sweden, has banned its employees from trading bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies in the global market. The bank, describing bitcoin as a “high risk” investment, prohibited all of its 31,000 employees located throu…

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New Blockchain Game Lets You Buy And Sell “Celebs Smart Contracts”

New Blockchain Game Lets You Buy And Sell “Celebs Smart Contracts”

CryptoCelebrities is the latest blockchain-based virtual game surfing on the “cryptocollectible” craze. The new game saw nearly one million dollars worth of ether transacted in the first 24 hours since its launch, according to an email writ…

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Nasdaq CEO: ‘We Are Investigating the Idea of a Bitcoin Futures Contract’

Nasdaq CEO: ‘We Are Investigating the Idea of a Bitcoin Futures Contract’

The CEO of Nasdaq has revealed that it is looking into how it can offer digital currency futures that are different to Cboe and CME offerings. Speaking to CNBC, Adena Friedman, the chief of the stock exchange, said that Nasdaq was ‘investigating the id…

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Japanese Bitcoin Exchange BitFlyer Wins EU License

Japanese Bitcoin Exchange BitFlyer Wins EU License

Japanese bitcoin exchange BitFlyer has announced its launch into Europe after being granted a payment institution license to operate in the European Union (EU). BitFlyer has become the first bitcoin exchange in the world to be regulated in Japan, the U…

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