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West Africa now has its own digital currency

30/12/2016(0)
Senegal will soon begin using a digital currency in 2017. It’s another opportunity for financial technology (fintech) to help emerging markets leapfrog traditional banking systems and bring financial inclusion ... Read More
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Bitcoin passes the $800 mark

22/12/2016(0)
The digital currency bitcoin has passed the $800 value for the first time since February 2014. Bitcoin crossed the threshold around 11:40pm GMT and is currently trading around $815. ... Read More
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Bitcoin soars to nearly three-year high in wake of China volatility

15/12/2016(0)
Digital currency bitcoin on Tuesday surged to its highest in nearly three years as investors bought the asset in a supposedly safe-haven bid in the midst of volatility in ... Read More
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Bitcoin hits highest levels in almost three years

12/12/2016(0)
Web-based digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in almost three years on Friday, extending gains since India sparked a cash shortage by removing high-denomination bank notes from circulation ... Read More
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Japanese MegaBank Mizuho Tests its Own Digital Currency

08/12/2016(0)
Japanese banking giant Mizuho has tested its digital currency developed in partnership with IBM Japan to reduce costs of money transfers, a report has revealed. The Mizuho Financial Group-IBM ... Read More
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ADCCA launched the first Australian Digital Currency Industry Code of Conduct

07/12/2016(0)
Industry joins forces to create a digital currency code of conduct to protect consumers and boost growth The Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association (ADCCA) today launched the first ... Read More
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Vietnam considers giving digital currency a legal aspect

06/12/2016(0)
Last week it was Russia. Now, Vietnam is reportedly joining the leagues of countries that will soon legalize virtual currencies like bitcoin. Vietnamese-language news outlet VnEconomy reported that the ... Read More
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The second country in the world to develop a National Digital Currency

01/12/2016(0)
Senegal has recently become only the second country in the world to introduce a digital currency based on blockchain technology. Named eCFA, the digital currency will be legal tender ... Read More
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Bitcoin adoption in India sees surge

30/11/2016(0)
Unocoin, an Indian bitcoin start-up, has unveiled a new app for Apple’s mobile operating system iOS and Google’s Android platform. According to the firm, the app will allow consumers ... Read More
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Ernst & Young Switzerland Will Accept Bitcoin Next Year

29/11/2016(0)
The Swiss branch of global professional services firm Ernst & Young is set to begin accepting bitcoin payments next year. Starting in January, EY Switzerland will accept bitcoin for invoice payments, ... Read More
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