Kenyan Capital Markets Regulator Wants Better Coordination With Other Bodies When Testing Crypto Assets

Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) says the country needs a more encompassing approach that enables it to leverage other regulators’ expertise when testing crypto assets. Kenyan Crypto Interest Also, the Kenyan body, which favours a joint financial sector regulatory sandbox, says it is keen to forge “a common stance and joint-messaging with the Central Bank … Read more

Iran seems to be attempting to ban foreign-mined cryptocurrencies for payments

In a broader effort to circumvent the effects of sanctions, Iran may be attempting one of the first instances of digital currency protectionism.  According to a Tweet from news outlet Iran International, The Central Bank of Iran announced a decision from the Cabinet on Wednesday decreeing that digital currencies traded in the country must have … Read more

Price analysis 5/7: BTC, ETH, BNB, DOGE, XRP, ADA, DOT, BCH, LTC, UNI

Goldman Sachs has started offering its clients access to Bitcoin (BTC) trading through non-deliverable forwards, according to Bloomberg Law. Max Minton, Goldman’s Asia-Pacific head of digital assets, said that “institutional demand continues to grow significantly in this space.” Even Citigroup plans to introduce crypto-related services due to the increasing demand from asset managers and hedge funds. … Read more

‘Once in a While You Get Shown the Light’— Jerry Garcia Art to be Auctioned as an NFT for $1 Million

The now-deceased and former lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, will have a rare piece of his artwork sold as a non-fungible token (NFT) collectible asset. The NFT is a digital piece called “Gift” and is being sold by the Jerry Garcia Foundation, a nonprofit that supports “environmental, artistic and humanitarian causes through … Read more

Crypto.com unveils EVM blockchain functionality and related fund

In the coming months, Crypto.com’s blockchain will let projects built on Ethereum transfer over to its ecosystem via Ethereum Virtual Machine, or EVM, compatibility. The company also unveiled a related fund to bolster interested projects. According to a Friday public statement from the company provided to Cointelegraph, the EVM feature goes live on the Crypto.org … Read more