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Bank of Japan abandoned the national cryptocurrency project

The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, Masayoshi Amamiya, said on Saturday that the Central Bank of Japan does not see an opportunity to improve the effectiveness of its monetary policy by issuing digital currency. Japanese academics had previously stated that the country’s central bank could overcome the “zero lower limit” at interest rates

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Switzerland has issued the first license for managing cryptocurrency assets

The Swiss Financial Market Supervision Authority (FINMA) has issued the first cryptocurrency asset management license in the country’s history. Its owner was a Crypto Finance Group based in Zug. Due to the presence of this license, the company was able to legally provide institutional customers with services related to digital currencies, and in fact has

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Opinion: the largest banks are ready to work with Bitcoin

The head of Coriolis Technologies, Rebecca Harding, is confident that the giants of the banking industry are ready to work with cryptocurrencies, but they are stopped by legal uncertainty in this area. Rebecca Harding heads the technology company serving the largest institutions in the world of traditional finance. A lot of banks “have a healthy

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Ukraine offered to exempt participants of the crypto market from taxes

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider this week the draft law No. 9083-1 on introducing amendments to the Tax Code, which provides for the exemption of cryptocurrency market participants from taxes until the end of 2029. The initiator of the bill is Yuri Derevyanko, representing the party “Rukh new forces.” In the Verkhovna Rada

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