RBI releases guidelines for testing fintech innovations

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has finalised guidelines for the regulatory sandbox to test innovative financial products and ....

14 August, 2019

Policy Wrap: Cab aggregators wait for modified motor vehicles bill; govt panel seeks ban of cryptocurrency in India

Payal Ganguly

Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Ola may be covered under central rules. Chinese imports may attract 50% duties. Motor ....

26 July, 2019
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Cryptocurrency exchange Cryptokart shuts operations

Tanmay Tiwary

Cryptocurrency exchange firm Cryptokart is shutting down operations. “We've decided to shut down Cryptokart,” ....

19 July, 2019

US Congress asks Facebook to pause Libra; UK regulator proposes ban on crypto-derivatives

Vignesh Ananthraj

Facebook seems to be getting a lot of tough questions just weeks after it announced that it would be launching its own cryptocurrency, ....

4 July, 2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex shuts services amid regulatory crackdown

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based cryptocurrency exchange Koinex said on Thursday that it has terminated all its digital asset-related operations and ....

27 June, 2019

Infosys to continue investing in Sikka-era acquisitions; Wipro to buy emerging-tech firms

Anand J

Information technology (IT) services and consultancy major Infosys said that the company will continue to invest in acquisitions ....

24 June, 2019
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Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra to arrive in 2020

Anirban Ghoshal

Social networking giant Facebook on Tuesday said that it would launch a cryptocurrency wallet service called Calibra next year ....

18 June, 2019

India among top visa appliers for UK tech; Facebook finds backers for its cryptocurrency

Tanmay Tiwary

India has figured among countries that have made the most number of visa applications for the United Kingdom’s technology ....

17 June, 2019

EY rolls out new blockchain solutions for India

Anirban Ghoshal

Professional services firm EY on Tuesday said that it was launching a series of new blockchain-based solutions and services for ....

23 April, 2019

RBI omits cryptocurrency from draft framework for fintech sandbox

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has left out cryptocurrency from its draft guidelines for a regulatory sandbox aimed at fostering ....

22 April, 2019
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Cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin lays off more workers, blames crackdown for woes

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin has laid off half of its remaining workforce even as the company, along with its ....

16 April, 2019

Crypto trading platform CoinDCX raises seed funding

Binu Paul

Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinDCX has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Bain Capital Ventures and a group ....

20 March, 2019

SEBI may use sandbox approach to adopt AI, blockchain in markets: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has been considering taking a "regulatory sandbox" ....

1 March, 2019

Startup behind world's first cryptocurrency bond gets funding from London bourse

Reuters

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) said on Wednesday it had invested in a startup that lets companies issue debt on blockchain, ....

27 February, 2019

How cryptocurrency companies are using 'backdoor' listings to ease into mainstream

Reuters

Several cryptocurrency exchanges have moved closer to mainstream markets by buying listed companies, looking to raise funds and ....

25 February, 2019

Largest US bank to create digital coins for blockchain-based payments

Reuters

JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it plans to launch its own digital coins, called "JPM Coin", that customers ....

14 February, 2019

Why the downturn in the digital currency market is likely to continue

Reuters

Cryptocurrencies may be facing a prolonged bear market. Companies that issued tokens, or digital currencies, over the last ....

8 February, 2019

Cryptocurrency investors locked out of millions after exchange's founder dies

Reuters

A cryptocurrency platform that lost access to millions of dollars when its founder died with sole knowledge of company ....

6 February, 2019

Facebook developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp payments in India: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Social networking firm Facebook Inc. is developing a crypto-based asset that will help users in transferring money for remittances ....

21 December, 2018

Why insurance is an obstacle for cryptocurrency industry's mainstream ambitions

Reuters

Cryptocurrency exchanges and traders in Asia are struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, a factor ....

20 December, 2018

Why big money is staying away from bitcoin

Reuters

Bitcoin's value has plunged by three-quarters this year, sending the original and biggest cryptocurrency back to levels not ....

17 December, 2018