Tether CEO Hints at Development of Global P2P Financial Markets Terminal

Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino stated that the stablecoin company might put “significant resources” into developing a global peer-to-peer (P2P) financial markets terminal. Ardoino explained that decentralization in the payments area, where humanity is “getting rid” of the monopolistic intermediaries, could also improve the financial markets data industry. This would also allow exchanges to monetize their […]

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Yuval Harari Criticizes Bitcoin, Naira Becomes World’s Worst-Performing Currency, and More — Week in Review

Historian Yuval Noah Harari criticized bitcoin, calling it a “currency of distrust.” The Nigerian naira has become the world’s worst-performing currency after erasing its early April gains due to ongoing foreign exchange shortages. Robert Kiyosaki warned of a potential collapse of the U.S. dollar if the BRICS nations launch a gold-backed cryptocurrency, predicting hyperinflation. Gold […]

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Western Banks Face Major Asset Seizure in Russia Amid Gazprom Subsidiary Dispute

In a significant move against western banks, a St Petersburg court has seized over $763 million of assets from Unicredit, Deutsche Bank, and Commerzbank, following a dispute with a subsidiary of Gazprom. This seizure, one of the largest since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, includes $504 million of Unicredit’s assets, equivalent to about 4.5% of its […]

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UK Shuts Down Crypto Advisory Firm for Misleading Investors and Poor Financial Records

The UK government announced this week that the Insolvency Service has secured a winding-up order against cryptocurrency advisory firm Amey Finance Academy Ltd at the High Court. The company, created by Desmond Amey in 2018, claimed to offer investment advice and financial education. However, complaints emerged that consumers lost money, and the Financial Conduct Authority […]

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Coinbase Ventures Into Australia’s $600 Billion Pension Market With Tailored Crypto Services

Coinbase, the largest US crypto exchange, is planning to tap into Australia’s $600 billion self-managed pension sector, according to a Bloomberg report. The company is developing a service tailored for this sector, aiming to cater to the growing interest in crypto investments among self-managed funds. This move comes amidst a significant increase in crypto holdings […]

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Makerdao Reveals Ambitious Endgame Plans With 2 New Stablecoins 

Makerdao, a leading decentralized finance (defi) protocol, has revealed new concepts to its Endgame plan, introducing two new stablecoins: newstable and puredai. This strategic initiative aims to replace the existing DAI stablecoin and bolster the Makerdao ecosystem. Maker’s Endgame Plan Brings Newstable and Puredai to Replace DAI Makerdao, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) known for […]

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Analyst: Solana to Reclaim $200, Many New Crypto ATHs Soon

In his latest social media posts, Daniel Cheung, co-founder of Syncracy Capital, expressed confidence in the strength of solana (SOL) and its potential to reclaim the $200 mark. He also hinted that upcoming upgrades could pave the way for new all-time highs (ATHs). Cheung also shared his bullish outlook on bitcoin (BTC), predicting new ATHs […]

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World Bank to Issue CHF Digital Bond Settled Using Swiss Franc Central Bank Digital Currency

The World Bank has announced that it will issue its first CHF digital bond on June 11. This 7-year, CHF 200 million ($219 million) bond is the largest CHF issuance by the World Bank since 2009. It utilizes distributed ledger technology and settles using Swiss Franc wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) from the Swiss […]

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US Authorities Arrest Chinese Nationals Allegedly Behind Crypto Scam Network

An indictment unsealed in the Central District of California charges two Chinese nationals, Daren Li and Yicheng Zhang, with leading a scheme to launder at least $73 million tied to an international crypto investment scam, often known as “pig butchering.” Li and Zhang allegedly managed a global network that laundered proceeds from fraudulent crypto investments, […]

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Russia and Iran Collaborating on Single BRICS Currency, Iranian Ambassador Says

Russia and Iran are collaborating on creating a single BRICS currency, the Iranian ambassador to Russia has claimed. He noted that over 60% of the two nations’ bilateral trade is conducted in Russian rubles and rials, reflecting a shift away from the U.S. dollar. Russia-Iran Trade Flourishes With National Currencies Iran and Russia are reportedly […]

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