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The Swiss regulator SFSA gave the green light to the launch of cryptocurrency ETP in Europe. Amun AG received the license.
Cryptocurrencies are going to become a part of everyday life in the future. Payment system Eletropay has released a POS-terminal for receiving cryptocurrencies. Now you can pay for the purchase in a couple of seconds by simply scanning the QR code.
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde in her speech for the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament said that central banks as well as other financial bodies should seize the opportunities presented by chance and enter the crypto space.
Employees of the European Central Bank carried a study, based on which they came to the conclusion that the development of the cryptocurrency industry needs constant monitoring. They propose the introduction of a larger number of instruments for the study of the Central Bank of other countries.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has issued a new report titled “Understanding the crypto-asset phenomenon, its risks and measurement issues”. It raises the question of constant monitoring of the development of the cryptocurrency industry.
With the recent unveiling of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency raising regulatory questions, France is forming a task force within the Group of Seven (G7) nations to examine the issues.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone. Reported to CoinDesk.
Kleinwort Hambros, a Societe Generale-owned private bank and wealth manager, has launched an actively managed exchange-traded note (ETN) targeting the blockchain sector. Reported to CoinDesk.
SWIFT, IBM, Ripple and around 100 other firms and organizations have joined a new blockchain association to promote adoption of the technology across the EU. Reported to CoinDesk.