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Malaysia Central Bank to ”Let Public Decide” Crypto’s Fate

Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara, is set to release a “concept paper,” calling for the public to decide the fate of cryptocurrencies in the country, according to a recent report. Bank Negara governor Muhammad Ibrahim is said to...

Australia to Ban Bitcoin Gambling

Australian gambling regulator Northern Territory Racing Commission (NTRC) has issued an informal ban against all cryptocurrency online wagering, singling out bitcoin and ethereum. Just days before, one of its licensed online gambling sites announced it was offering bitcoin...

Australia’s Major Banks Confirm They Won’t Ban Buying Bitcoin

Some of Australia’s biggest banks confirmed they won’t prevent customers from buying and selling Bitcoin with credit cards, unlike some of their counterparts in the UK and US.  ‘No Restrictions’ Following a different approach than Lloyds Banking Group,...

Cryptocurrency Payments Take off at Brisbane Airport

Cryptocurrency holders traveling to one of Australia’s busiest airports will be able to experience and enjoy the first ever digital currency airport terminal. Virtual currencies have an eventual aim to be the global medium of exchange. Awareness, interest,...

Australia’s Policymakers Have Made The Country An Attractive ICO Region

Australia’s Policymakers Have Made The Country An Attractive ICO Region

The InvestDigital ICO illustrates how Australia has become one of the leading ICO targets for tech startups.  When the Chinese government slapped a ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) in 2017, the cryptocurrency space took a dive on expectations...

Swedish Bank Nordea Forbids Employees from Trading Bitcoin

Reports have emerged that the Swedish banking giant, Nordea, has forbidden its employees from trading Bitcoin and other digital currencies. No More Bitcoin Trading Swedish bank Nordea has ordered all of its employees to stop trading in cryptocurrencies. According...

Brisbane Airport to Introduce Bitcoin Payments

Air travelers will soon be able to spend some satoshis in stores and cafes at Brisbane Airport. Major retailers will be accepting several cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. The promise: “unprecedented digital currency experience” in the airport terminals. More than...

Australian Taxation Office Creates Task Force to Go After Bitcoin Traders

Are you an Australian citizen and worried you might not be paying all the taxes you are due on your bitcoin investments? Well, worry no more because the government is here to help. A group of experts has...