Cryptocurrencies

New global payments network for CBDCs, stablecoins launched in Davos   

A consortium of three companies has rolled out a new digital payments offering to facilitate interoperability between regulated stablecoins and…

Spain’s central bank permits Monei to conduct digital euro pilot

The Bank of Spain has granted fintech firm Monei approval to run a pilot programme to test the use of…

Coinbase to cease business in Japan amid market turmoil  

Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced a plan to suspend its business in Japan as the turmoil in the global cryptocurrency…

Binance nears deal to buy stake in South Korean crypto exchange Gopax

Crypto exchange Binance is set to finalise a deal to purchase a 41.2% stake in South Korean peer Gopax, reported…

PXP Financial partners Forumpay to enable crypto payments

PXP Financial, a provider of acquiring, payment, fraud and data analysis services, has entered into a partnership with cryptocurrency payments…

Brazil approves bill to regulate crypto payments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signed a bill to create regulatory framework for carrying out cryptocurrency transactions across the country.…

Visa looks to enable automatic payments for crypto wallets

Payments giant Visa is exploring methods that will facilitate automatic recurring payments for self-custodial wallets using blockchain such as Ethereum.…

Binance.US to buy bankrupt Voyager Digital for $1.02bn

Binance.US has struck a $1.02bn deal to acquire the assets of insolvent crypto exchange Voyager Digital. The deal follows a…

Brazil issues payment institution licence to Crypto.com

The Central Bank of Brazil has given the go-ahead to crypto exchange Crypto.com to operate as a licensed payments entity…

Stripe enters Web3 space with new fiat-to-crypto payment service

Digital payments firm Stripe has introduced a fiat-to-crypto onramp to facilitate payments for Web3 companies. The onramp, which is a…