A growing number of governments and central banks around the world are looking to the possibility of issuing their own digital coins these days. The latest financial institution to join this trend is the Caribbean central bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Also Read: Crypto Cafe and Coworking Space ‘Hash House’ Established in Xi’an, China Crypto Guilder Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), the central bank for the Netherlands Antillean guilder, is set to explore the feasibility of issuing a digital guilder to facilitate financial payments within the monetary union of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. For this purpose, the bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Barbados-based Bitt Inc., a crypto company which is part of the portfolio of Overstock.com’s Medici Ventures. “The MOU clears the way for collaboration and information sharing regarding a feasibility study, designed to determine the viability and functionality of using a central bank-issued digital guilder within the financial ecosystems of each member, and across both members of the monetary union,” explained Rawdon Adams, CEO of Bitt. Cashless Society Governments and central banks who previously expressed interest in creating an altcoin of their own listed several types of reasons for the possibility. Countries with restricted access to the global financial markets, such as Venezuela, Iran, and Russia see cryptocurrencies as a way to bypass economic sanctions. In contrast, more well-connected institutions see digital coins as a way to increase supervision on transactions in their domain by eliminating fiat cash. The latter appears to be the…
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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced it plans to allow investors the ability to trade cryptocurrencies through the regulated stock exchange. According to the JSE, the Canadian-based Blockstation will help facilitate the crypto-trading services. Also read: Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume Jamaica Stock Exchange Plans to Facilitate Crypto-Asset Trades in 2018 The Jamaica Stock Exchange is interested in offering its clientele the ability to invest in digital assets. The JSE announced on Tuesday that the organization is partnering with the company Blockstation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU states the two firms will enable JSE customers the ability to trade blockchain tokens within a secure and regulatory framework. JSE says that Blockstation’s network is well suited for managing digital currency trades, and the clearing and settlement of blockchain tokens. Satisfying Considerable Investor Interest in Digital Assets The two organizations believe the agreement will be a milestone as it could become the first international stock exchanges that will allow cryptocurrency trades. At the moment only digital currency futures, options, and exchange-traded notes are traded in a regulated stock exchange type of environment. JSE has been working with Blockstation by completing tests and hosting a successful live workshop with brokerage members and local regulators. “We are excited to implement this service with our clients, satisfying considerable investor interest in digital assets. We are also proud to be at the forefront of bringing innovation to capital markets,” explains Marlene Street Forrest, the Managing Director of…
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It’s happened again, McAfee’s not-so-fortress of a wallet, BitFi has been hacked by another team of hackers who should now qualify for McAfee’s lesser not-bug-bounty of $10,000.00. We say not bug bounty, as McAfee claims that the reward he is offering to potential hackers is not a bug bounty, because the wallet is so secure and it has no bugs to exploit. All though, BitFi keeps getting hacked. As a matter of fact, one hacked, aged 15 even managed to install a fully working version of the video game ‘Doom’ on one. Continue reading John McAfee Keeps Denying That His Wallet Is Hackable, Despite It Being Hacked Again at Crypto Daily™.
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Bitmain Technologies the mining company is attempting to go public after filing for an initial public offering (IPO) as high as $18 billion with market capitalization hovering around $40 to $50 million.  Don’t get this initial public offering confused with an initial coin offering that you usually associate with cryptocurrency… The post Bitmain Technologies Going Public After 18 Billion IPO appeared first on CryptoCoinMastery.
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