Australia’s crypto laws risk being outpaced by emerging markets: Think tank
    20 Jun 2023

    Bermuda and Nigeria are moving faster on crypto than Australia and the land Down Under will soon “need to be up to speed,” says Loretta Joseph. The Australian government needs to quicken its pace in developing crypto regulation or risk falling behind developing markets, according to the chair of a new crypto think tank. Loretta…

    Why Cathie Wood is bullish on Coinbase stock and believes Bitcoin will reach $1 million
    20 Jun 2023

    Cathie Wood recently added to her fund’s position in Coinbase Global stock and reiterated her call for a $1 million Bitcoin price. Is this in line with analysts’ expectations? In an interview with Bloomberg, ARK Invest CEO and chief investment officer Cathie Wood recently discussed why her flagship fund, Ark Innovation (ARKK), is adding to its position in…

    IMF envisions ‘new class’ of cross-border payment platform with single ledger
    20 Jun 2023

    The XC platform could operate domestically using tokenized assets, including deposits, with or without CBDCs. The International Monetary Fund has presented the outlines of a “new class” of cross-border payment system that uses a single ledger to record central bank digital currency (CBDC) transactions, programmability and improved information management. IMF officials chose a roundtable on…

    Binance’s BNB Chain introduces layer-2 testnet powered by Optimism
    20 Jun 2023

    The Binance-founded blockchain has introduced a new layer-2 chain opBNB, though some suggest there are other ways to scale the network. Binance-founded layer-1 blockchain BNB Chain has introduced a new layer-2 chain that it hopes will address its “scalability challenge.” On June 19, BNB Chain unveiled opBNB, which has launched as a testnet. The new layer-2 scaling…