IMF Voices Concerns Over El Salvador Making Bitcoin Legal Tender

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of “a number of macroeconomic, financial and legal issues” surrounding El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender. “Crypto assets can pose significant risks and effective regulatory measures are very important when dealing with them,” an IMF spokesperson cautioned. IMF Sees Issues With Bitcoin Being Continue Reading

Financial Giant State Street Launches Digital Finance Division – Unit’s Focus Aimed at Crypto and Defi

On Thursday, the Boston-based financial services and bank holding company State Street Corporation announced the launch of a division dedicated to cryptocurrencies, the digital economy, and decentralized finance (defi). State Street Invokes New Division Dedicated to Crypto, Blockchain, and Defi The financial services company State Street (NYSE: STT) offers a Continue Reading

Nigerian Lawmakers Slam Naira Devaluation, Warn of Inflation Implications

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has moved a motion calling on the country’s central bank to end the continuing devaluation of the naira. In his unanimously adopted motion, House Representative Bamidele Salam warned the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of the negative “implications of further devaluing the naira.” Lawmakers Slam CBN Continue Reading