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Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) featured prominently when global financial leaders met for this year’s World Bank Group and International…

94% of Surveyed Endowment Funds are Allocating to Crypto Investments: Study

94% of endowments have been allocating to crypto-related investments throughout 2018, a new survey published on April 12 reveals. The…

Hodler’s Digest, April 8–14: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week NYT Reporter: Facebook Seeking $1 Billion in Venture Capital for Crypto Project According to a tweet…

Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Officially Declared Bankrupt

Canada's major cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has been officially declared bankrupt, local media outlet CBC reported on April 8. Quadriga’s bankruptcy…

Hodler’s Digest, April 1–7: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week PayPal Invests in Digital Identity-Focused Blockchain Startup in Apparent First Global online payments firm PayPal has…

Now There’s a Canadian Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin on the Way

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare is launching a stablecoin pegged 1:1 to the Canadian dollar (CAD). The exchange plans potential roles for…

Coinsquare Crypto Exchange Launches Canadian Dollar-Backed Stablecoin

Coinsquare, one of Canada’s top crypto exchanges, will  be launching a stablecoin backed by the Canadian dollar dubbed eCAD, according…

Report: Crypto Miner Hut 8 Lays Off More Staff

Canadian Bitcoin (BTC) mining  firm Hut 8 has reportedly laid off employees at its facilities in the province of Alberta,…

Canadian Court Rules Drug Dealer Must Hand Over $1.4 Million in Bitcoin

A court in Toronto, Canada, has ruled that a 30-year old drug dealer must forfeit CA$1.88 million (US$1.41 million) in…

Canada Seizes $1.4 Million Bitcoin Holdings in Reportedly Largest Ever Forfeiture

A Toronto judge has ruled an online drug dealer must pay his entire $1.4 million Bitcoin (BTC) holdings to the…

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