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Remittance Payments to El Salvador can be Improved by Using Bitcoin or Other Crypto Rails Instead of Regular Money Transfers: Report

Nate Maddrey and the other researchers at Coin Metrics have shared their latest State of the Network Report. Published on June 15, 2021, the report from Coin Metrics notes that on June 9, 2021, the El Salvador Congress introduced a bill that officially made Bitcoin… Read More

Bitcoin has Given Investors in Emerging Markets Access to a High-Performing Asset: Report

2020 was a really important breakout year for Bitcoin (BTC), as an influx of institutional capital “spurred” the digital asset to set new all-time highs, Chainalysis notes while pointing out that many individuals and countries may have benefited from the booming prices in the crypto… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

National Internet Finance Association of China: Standardized Cosmetic Surgery-Related Financial Products and Services The past few years have seen the rapid development of cosmetic surgery in China. In order to better serve their customers, some financial institutions have cooperated with third-party cosmetic surgery agencies to… Read More

China’s Public Blockchain Nervos and IOHK to Offer Cross-Chain Bridge linking Cardano and Nervos Networks

Nervos, China’s leading public blockchain, and the team at IOHK, a global blockchain engineering firm and creators of the Cardano (ADA) blockchain, recently revealed that they are  forming a cross-chain bridge that will link the Cardano and Nervos networks. As mentioned in a release shared… Read More

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The People’s Bank of China Launches a Pilot Scheme for Integrated Application of Financial data The People’s Bank of China has launched a pilot scheme for the integrated application of financial data across the country. Commercial banks, clearinghouses and non-bank payment platforms from Beijing, Jiangsu,… Read More

VeChain to Offer Blockchain enabled In-Vitro Fertilization Service App to China’s Renji Hospital

VeChain, a leading blockchain platform for supporting supply chains among other use cases, has announced that together with DNV, they are enabling Renji Hospital (in China) to launch the very first blockchain-enabled IVF Service App, called MyBaby. As mentioned in an update from VeChain Foundation,… Read More

U.S. Fintech Taulia Announces New Footprint in China & Singapore

  Taulia, a U.S.-based working capital solutions provider, announced on Tuesday it has expanded its global footprint by growing its presence in both China and Singapore. Founded in 2009, Taulia claims to be a leading provider of working capital solutions. Through a combination of its… Read More

Financial Technology Firms UP Fintech, Sea, Huobi, Razer Added to MSCI Global Index

Financial technology companies UP Fintech (NASDAQ:TIGR), an Asian online brokerage firm focusing on global investors; Sea, a digital commerce business; Huobi Technology, a blockchain-focused company; and Razer, a multinational gaming and financial services provider, were among the firms that have been added to the MSCI global indexes… Read More

Chinese Government Might Impound Bitcoin Mining Hardware, Taking Out BTC Hashpower Permanently: Report

The team at BitOoda, a global digital asset financial technology and services platform offering risk management solutions, “best-execution” brokerage and market analysis, notes that based on questions they’ve been getting from their clients and partners, they’re now sharing their latest analysis of “potential scenarios” resulting… Read More

China has Not “Banned” Bitcoin Again, but Will Be Adopting Stricter Measures for Crypto-related Activity: Report

Digital asset firm OKEx, which claims to be the world’s largest spot and futures trading platform for cryptos, has clarified that China has not actually banned or attempted to ban Bitcoin (BTC) again. While sharing what they know, the OKEx team noted in a blog… Read More

New Crypto Market Entrants After Tesla’s $1.5B BTC Purchase May Have Sold their Bitcoin Holdings to Stronger Hands: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics research team notes that during the past two weeks, crypto was hit by a “double tsunami” of seemingly negative news. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla would no longer be taking Bitcoin payments while adding… Read More

Coinbase Addresses Misconceptions and Myths about Bitcoin (BTC) Mining, Environmental Issues

As Bitcoin (BTC) has become increasingly popular, questions regarding how it actually works have arisen among investors and the general public. One of the most pressing questions is regarding the potential environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining, which is the process the blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Hotels of the HUAZHU Group in Shanghai Will Now Accept Digital RMB Payments From May 21st, all hotels of HUAZHU Group in Shanghai will be able to accept digital RMB payment. According to HUAZHU, digital RMB will be accepted when guests check in at the… Read More

China’s Bitcoin Mining Crackdown May be Quite Bullish for Global Hashrate Diversification, Expansion of North American BTC Mining: Report

The team at BitOoda, a global digital asset financial technology and services platform offering risk management solutions, “best-execution” brokerage and market analysis, notes that in China, Vice Premier Liu He, in a meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Committee, had stated on Friday (May… Read More

Squeeze on Bitcoin: China Province Sets Up Hotline to Tattle on Crypto Miners [u]

Multiple reports are indicating that China continues to put the squeeze on cryptocurrency. Long ago, China officially halted crypto trading but the country has long been home to many crypto miners. In fact, according to the Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance (CCAF)Bitcoin Mining Map, China… Read More

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Police in Changsha Receive Salaries in the Form of Digital RMB At present, digital RMB pilots have been conducted in various applications across China. On May 8th, employers at the Kaifu branch of Changsha Municipal Public Security Bureau received their salaries in the form of… Read More

CBDCs: Chinese Banks Introduce Central Bank Digital Currency Hardware Prototypes for Multiple Applications

Chinese banking institutions have introduced central bank digital currency (CBDC) hardware prototypes for several different use cases. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the nation’s central bank, and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have introduced prototype hardware devices that aim to offer support… Read More

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Insurtech Firm Waterdrop Starts Trading on New York Stock Exchange  On May 7th, Waterdrop Inc., China’s leading insurance and healthcare service technology platform, went public on New York Stock Exchange. Founded in 2016, Waterdrop has built an online insurance marketplace (“Shuidibao”) and a medical crowdfunding… Read More

Fintech Ant Group Affiliate MYbank Is Planning to Expand Operations in China to Serve More Rural SMEs

China-based MYbank, an online private commercial bank and an affiliate of the Ant Group with a special focus on working with rural areas and SMEs, has revealed that it will be doubling the number of rural counties it serves in the coming years. MYbank and… Read More

Ping An Insurance Group Remains Commmitted to Finance and Tech Strategy as it Receives Most Valuable Insurance Brand Award

Ping An Insurance has reportedly been named the most valuable insurance brand in the world in the Insurance 2021, 100 Ranking, which is a spot that the company has maintained for the 5th consecutive year. Brand Finance, a brand valuation consultancy firm, valued the Ping… Read More

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