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Eurozone Economic Confidence Weakens In February

Eurozone economic confidence dropped to a 3-month low in February on broad-based weakness across sectors excluding services. The economic sentiment index fell to 114.1 in February from 114.9 in the previous month, survey data from the European Commission showed Tuesday. ...

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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup – Feb. 27

Bitcoin and its peers are going to face regulation, the European Commission has signaled, while in Switzerland, the chairman of the stock exchange has sought a central bank-backed cryptocurrency. In Asia, a Thailand bank has ended the account of a ...

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Swiss Stock Exchange Chairman Favors SNB-backed ‘e-franc’

Switzerland’s domestic economy is set to benefit from a central bank-backed cryptocurrency, Romeo Lacher, chairman of the country’s stock exchange, said. In an interview to the Financial Times newspaper, published Sunday, Lacher said Switzerland should consider launching a cryptocurrency equivalent ...

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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup – Feb. 26

Prices of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies tumbled on news that the US tax authorities have asked a leading trading platform to furnish customer data. More acceptance for cryptocurrencies with a central Asian country planning legislation to legitimize transactions in virtual currencies. ...

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Uzbekistan Plans To Legitimize Cryptocurrency Transactions

Uzbekistan is drafting legislation to legitimize cryptocurrency transactions by September 1, local media reported. The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has issued a decree for this purpose and the country’s central bank, the ministries of finance, communication and information technology, and economy ...

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Four Arrested In Taiwan’s First Bitcoin Robbery

Taiwanese police arrested four men charged with stealing Bitcoins worth $170,000 or 5 million Taiwanese dollars, in what is described as the first robbery involving the cryptocurrency in the country. The incident happened in a residential area in the central ...

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3 Anonymous Cryptocurrencies Identified Secure For Cybercriminals

A new report on the global economic impact of cybercrime has named three cryptocurrencies that provide greater security to cybercriminals and help them evade policing. Cryptocurrency is proven to be the favored currency for darknet marketplaces, with cybercriminals taking advantage ...

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