SEC Seeks Commentary From ‘Interested’ Individuals on Vaneck Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is currently seeking additional commentary from the public, as the regulating body ponders the Vaneck bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) decision. In a notice published on Wednesday, the SEC thinks “interested persons” should provide comments on the proceedings. SEC Is Looking for Comments Concerning Continue Reading

World Bank Refuses to Help El Salvador Make Bitcoin Legal Tender Citing Environmental and Transparency Issues

The World Bank has refused to provide technical assistance to El Salvador in implementing bitcoin as legal tender. The bank cited bitcoin’s “environmental and transparency shortcomings” as the reason. World Bank Won’t Help El Salvador With Bitcoin Law The World Bank said on Wednesday it cannot help El Salvador implement Continue Reading

Republican Campaign Arm Accepts Crypto Assets – Attempts to Pursue ‘Every Avenue to Stop Pelosi’s Socialist Agenda’

The House Republicans’ campaign arm said on Thursday that it will be accepting cryptocurrencies using the payment processor Bitpay. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a lobbyist organization aimed at supporting the election of Republicans to Congress, via direct financial contributions to candidates and the Republican Party. NRCC to Continue Reading

FCA’s Fourth Consumer Report Shows UK’s Crypto Asset Ownership Increased 27% Since Last Year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a research report that reveals crypto asset ownership has increased a great deal. According to the study, crypto ownership spiked more than 27% since last year as the FCA’s estimates show 2.3 million adults hold digital currencies, up from 1.9 million in Continue Reading

Persian Gulf Island to Become Crypto Exchange Hub, Iran Minister Proposes

Iran’s information technology minister has pitched the idea of transforming the Persian Gulf island of Kish into an international center for cryptocurrency exchanges. Iranian authorities plan to create a financial free zone in the territory which has already attracted cryptocurrency miners. Iran ICT Minister Says Gulf Island of Kish Has Continue Reading