Category: Euro

Exchanges outdo auctions for governments cashing in criminal crypto, says exec

Exchanges outdo auctions for governments cashing in criminal crypto, says exec

Earlier this week, Lithuania’s tax service, the Lithuanian State Tax Inspectorate, added $7.6 million dollars to the state budget through the sale of cryptocurrencies seized in criminal investigations.  The occasion marked the first time that the Lithuanian government liquidated confiscated cryptocurrencies. In doing so, the country joined the growing number of jurisdictions worldwide that have […]

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Will they or won’t they? Central banks eye each other’s digital currency moves

Will they or won’t they? Central banks eye each other’s digital currency moves

Canada doesn’t want any “surprises” regarding central bank digital currencies. In a recent interview with Reuters, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem doubled down on the country’s contingency-plan approach to CBDCs, stressing that he sees no urgent need to issue one right now.  For Macklem, inter-state competition and coordination remains the key question when it […]

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Gemini Exchange Launches Crypto Trading Against the Euro

Gemini Exchange Launches Crypto Trading Against the Euro

Oct 28, 2020 at 15:14 UTCUpdated Oct 28, 2020 at 16:21 UTC Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss(Wikimedia Commons/TechCrunch Disrupt) Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has launched trading denominated in the euro. In an announcement Wednesday, the company said all listed cryptocurrencies could be purchased and traded with euros. Euro deposits […]

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