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48 Crypto Exchanges Approved in the Philippines

The number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges has been growing in the Philippines. In addition to 11 operators registered by the central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, there are 37 other crypto exchange operators licensed by the government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Also read: FATF…

US Treasury secretary voices support for new FATF rules regarding crypto exchanges

Steven Mnuchin, secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, is in favor of the latest guidelines handed to cryptocurrency exchanges by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), according to a Bloomberg report. The global money-laundering watchdog announced last week that cryptocurrency exchanges need to…

Bitcoin Trading at $600 Premium in India as Potential Ban Looms

A generally hostile atmosphere from a panoply of Indian government ministries has made it hard to buy and sell crypto in the country. But according to price figures on the country’s only rupee-friendly exchange, bitcoin trades at a huge premium.

FATF Releases Global Standards for Crypto Assets

The Financial Action Task Force adopted its new rules on crypto assets and published its updated Guidance on Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers Friday. Under these new measures, crypto service providers will be required to implement the same requirements as traditional financial institutions.…