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Women more likely to buy cryptos than men in 2022 –...

Cryptocurrency is set to surge in popularity in 2022, with women more likely to buy cryptocurrencies than men, according to a report from Voyager.

Canadian bitcoin buying app Shakepay collects Series A

Shakepay, a mobile app that enables Canadians to buy and sell bitcoin, has collected $44m in its Series A funding round.

Could 2022 be the year of the CBDC?

With the rise of cryptocurrencies showing no signs of slowing down, the growth of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) appears to be another trend on the ascendancy. Will 2022 prove to be a red-letter year for CBDC adoption?

AscendEX secures funding as it eyes international expansion

Global cryptocurrency financial platform AscendEX has secured $50m in its Series B round, which will support its international growth.

China bans all cryptocurrencies in huge virtual currency crackdown

The People’s Bank of China (POB) has officially announced that all transactions including cryptocurrencies are illegal with immediate effect.

Crypto banking platform Matrixport hits unicorn status

Matrixport, which claims to be one of Asia’s fastest growing digital asset platforms, has joined the unicorn club, after it closed a Series C round.

Over half of crypto experts believe bitcoin will replace fiat money...

A recent survey has found that over half of the experts who took part believe bitcoin will become more dominant than money issued by central banks in less than 30 years.

Russian central bank to initiate digital ruble pilot

The central bank of Russia has revealed it is planning to begin a pilot test for a digital ruble with 12 of the country’s top banks.

Will the tender legalisation of bitcoin in El Salvador be an...

Earlier this month, El Salvador became the first ever country to make bitcoin legal tender, alongside the US dollar. While this may spell good news for those who trade in the cryptocurrency, is El Salvador the first of many countries to legalise bitcoin or will it be a one-off?

World Bank rebuffs El Salvador with Bitcoin currency integration

The World Bank has declined to help El Salvador with the integration of Bitcoin into its currency system highlighting concerns around the environment and transparency.

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