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Kenya Central Bank Governor on CBDC: It’s About Getting It Right Rather Than First

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge said his institution is currently exploring the use of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to settle international payments. However, Njoroge insists that the bank’s priority is to get it right, not the first. CBK approach According to a Kenyan report by Wallstreet, Njoroge, who made the comments…

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Coinbase makes Shiba Inu crypto available to New York residents after adding SHIB trading pairs

Coinbase, the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange, has made shiba inu cryptocurrency available to New York residents, who can now trade, buy, sell, and store SHIB on Coinbase. This announcement follows the exchange adding SHIB trading pairs. Coinbase strengthens its Shiba Inu crypto offerings Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase announced on Friday that the shiba inu cryptocurrency (SHIB) is…

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Google invests $ 1 billion in CME Group with a 10-year cloud contract

CME Group President and CEO Terry Duffy said the investment and partnership would help the company “transform derivatives markets through technology, expanding access and creating efficiencies for all market participants.” Google’s parent company Alphabet has invested $ 1 billion in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, the exchange responsible for many crypto derivatives. In an investor…

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Chinese BTC miners return to center stage

Cryptocurrency miners from China are now starting to settle in neighboring countries like Russia and Kazakhstan. As a result, they are coming back online to mine new bitcoin units and once again offer serious competition to miners in the United States and other bitcoin ports. Miners in China start elsewhere Not so long ago, Beijing…

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Nigerian Central Bank Reveals CBDC Guidelines, Announces Plan to Launch E-Naira Wallet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reportedly confirmed that its e-naira digital currency will have a legal tender and non-interest-bearing asset status. In addition, a limit on customer transactions and value-based transactions will be imposed. https://news.bitcoin.com/nigerian-central-bank-reveals-cbdc-guidelines-announces-plan-to-launch-e-naira-wallet/

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Major hotel in Swiss Alps now allows crypto payments

The Chedi Andermatt has 123 rooms and suites going for as low as 1,300 francs per night in the high season, or roughly 0.03 BTC or 0.45 ETH. After four years of debate, a five-star hotel in a luxurious area of the Swiss Alps is prepared to accept Bitcoin (BTC)  and Ether (ETH) as payment from…