Fed Chair Powell: We’re Not Seeing Significant Macroeconomic Implications From Crypto Sell-Off – Regulation Bitcoin News

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the central bank is “not really seeing significant macroeconomic implications” from crypto’s volatility. The Fed chair stressed that there is a need for a better crypto regulatory framework. Fed Chair Powell Says Crypto Needs Better Regulation Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, … Read more

New Philippines Central Bank Governor: Crypto Investors Are Adherents of the Greater Fool Theory – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

The incoming governor of the Philippine central bank, Felipe Medalla, has suggested that people that invest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are adherents of the Greater Fool Theory. He also argued that people investing in cryptocurrencies are doing so because they want to “hide their money from the government.” A ‘Very Scary’ Investment Strategy The new … Read more

Bank of Canada’s Official: Crypto Needs Regulation Before It Becomes ‘a Lot Larger’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor says the central bank does not want to wait until crypto “gets a lot larger” before it brings regulatory controls in place. “This is an area that is still small, but it’s growing really rapidly,” the official said. Bank of Canada’s Official Stresses the Importance of Crypto Regulation Bank … Read more

Report: Kenyan and Nigerian Central Bankers Attack Cryptocurrencies but Endorse CBDCs – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrencies are very unstable for them to become a widely used method of payment, the Nigerian and Kenyan central bankers have reportedly said. In addition, the bankers claim that cryptocurrencies also pose a risk to financial stability. Narrowing the Financial Exclusion Gap The Nigerian and Kenyan central bankers have said cryptocurrencies are too volatile to … Read more

Indian Government’s Chief Economic Adviser Warns of Danger in Crypto, Defi Without Regulation – Regulation Bitcoin News

The Indian government’s chief economic adviser has warned about innovations like crypto and decentralized finance (defi) in the absence of regulation. “We may not be fully aware or comprehend the kind of forces we are unleashing ourselves,” he opined. Indian Government’s Chief Economic Adviser Skeptical of Crypto, Defi, Decentralization The Indian government’s chief economic adviser … Read more

Indian Regulator: Crypto’s Decentralized Nature Makes Regulation Challenging – Bitcoin News

India’s market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), says the decentralized nature of crypto assets makes consumer protection and regulatory enforcement challenging. SEBI on Crypto Regulation The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) reportedly told the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance that the decentralized nature of crypto assets makes any consumer … Read more

SEC Drops the Ball on Crypto Regulation and There Are Long-Term Consequences, Says Commissioner – Regulation Bitcoin News

A commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned that the securities market regulator has dropped the ball on crypto regulation. “We’re not allowing innovation to develop and experimentation to happen in a healthy way, and there are long-term consequences of that failure,” said the commissioner. SEC Commissioner Warns About the ‘Failure’ … Read more

Billionaire Ray Dalio Speaks in Davos — Says ‘Blockchain Is Great, but Let’s Call It Digital Gold’ – Bitcoin News

This week the world has been talking about the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which started on May 22 and ends on May 26. At the event, Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio spoke about today’s economy, the Federal Reserve, cash, and cryptocurrencies. Dalio noted at the WEF conference that he believes blockchain … Read more

India’s Central Bank Governor Warns About Crypto After Collapse of Terra LUNA, UST – Regulation Bitcoin News

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has warned about investing in the crypto market following the collapse of cryptocurrency terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). “We have been cautioning against crypto and look at what has happened to the crypto market now,” said Governor Shaktikanta Das. RBI’s Governor on Crypto Market and … Read more

G7 Finance Leaders Call for Swift and Comprehensive Crypto Regulation – Regulation Bitcoin News

The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors have called for a swift and comprehensive regulation of crypto assets. The G7 decision followed the recent crypto market turmoil, including the collapse of cryptocurrencies LUNA and UST. G7 Countries Calling for Swift, Comprehensive Regulation of Crypto Assets The finance ministers and central bank governors from the … Read more