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Genesis Doubles Crypto Loan Issuance for the Third Quarter to $5.2 Billion

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387399″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/wb_728x180.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>Crypto lender Genesis provided $5.2 billion in new loans in the third quarter of 2020, more than double its previous record of $2.2 billion in the preceding quarter.</strong> Issued to corporate borrowers such as hedge funds and trading …

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OCC’s Brian Brooks Against Government Issued Digital Dollar – Supports Regulation of Privately Issued Stablecoins

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/398571″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/lottery_exclusive_1456x360_copy1-7.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>The acting director of the U.S. Office Comptroller of Currency (OCC) Brian Brooks says the creation of the U.S. digital dollar is a terrible one because the government is not good at building things. Instead, Brooks believes tech …

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Crypto Startup Avanti Receives License To Operate as National Bank in Wyoming

JP Morgan Sees Millennials’ Bitcoin Preference Over Gold as Foundation for Its Long Term Success JP Morgan says bitcoin’s 2020 surge is set to continue as the digital cryptocurrency competes better against gold as an alternative currency. In a note, the financial institution says that with millennials set to become a more important market participant …

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Macro Investor Dan Tapiero on Crypto Adoption: Emerging Economies Ahead of Developed States

Digital Yuan Giveaway: China’s Shenzhen City Hands Out 10 Million Yuan in Central Bank Digital Currency A major Chinese city is giving away 10 million yuan in the country’s central bank digital currency this weekend. Recipients can use their digital yuan at 3,389 stores next week. The city aims for the giveaway to boost usage …

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Emerging technologies can change the African financial landscape

Africa is the home to 1.2 billion people and what has been described as the world’s largest trade area — the African Continental Free Trade Area. Africa is forging a new path to driving development, and access to financial services will play a significant role in its economic growth. The need to provide improved systems …

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Zimbabwe’s Stock Exchange Open to Crypto Listing Subject to ‘Regulatory Approval’

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) CEO Justin Bgoni says its recently licensed subsidiary, the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange is open to listing bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, according to local media reports, any such listings are still dependent on the digital asset issuers getting “regulatory approval.” The report does not provide any details of requirements that …

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Understanding the landscape of decentralized finance

It is no longer news that decentralized finance provides crypto holders with a myriad of opportunities to earn passive income. While this is a known fact, I believe that it does not tell the whole story. Although DeFi’s narrative has successfully captured the attention of crypto investors, there are not enough educational materials out there …

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Nigerian Crypto Startup Yellow Card Raises $1.5 Million For Expansion in Africa

Yellow Card has raised $1.5 million in a seed round. The Nigerian crypto startup said it will use the money to expand its operations in Africa while making it easier for people on the continent to buy and sell digital assets. Investors in the new round include Polychain, venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and Celo, …

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Zimbabwe’s Mobile Money on Life Support as Central Bank Tightens Screws: Restrictions to Affect P2P Bitcoin Trading

Zimbabwe’s Mobile Money Operators (MMO) say they will comply with the latest directive by the central bank to shutdown mobile money agents. In addition, the MMOs will also limit mobile money transactions to $50 (Zwl $5,000) per day while users are now restricted to one mobile money account per person. The directive went into effect …

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Dash Nigeria Takes Digital Currency Education Campaign to Regulators and Key Institutions

With sophisticated fraud schemes seemingly overwhelming the African crypto market, there is a growing need for players in the space to help fight this scourge. Some are responding through increased educational campaigns, which they hope will not only turn the tide against scammers but will also attract masses to cryptocurrencies. News.Bitcoin.com has reported in the …

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