Crypto Giant Tether to Launch Sterling-Pegged Stablecoin

Major crypto firm Tether said on Wednesday it will launch next month a “stablecoin” pegged to the British pound, a move that comes as London draws up plans to regulate the fast-growing type of digital currency. Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies designed to keep a steady value against traditional currencies or commodities such as gold. They seek […]

Crypto Lender Babel Finance Wins Debt Repayment Reprieve after Withdrawal Freeze

Babel Finance, the Hong Kong-based crypto lender which suspended withdrawals and redemption of crypto assets on Friday, said it has reached an agreement with counterparties on the repayment of some debts to ease short-term liquidity. Cryptocurrency valuations have plunged in recent weeks as investors dump risky assets in a rising interest rate environment. Bitcoin BTC=BTSP, […]

Can we really transition from paper money to a cashless society?

In the recent years, money and our perception of it, has evolved significantly. The rapid advancements in technology has influenced and diversified the form and nature of money used for exchange purposes: from coins to paper to bank-accounts to e-wallets and cryptocurrency, money no longer has a single, identifiable image. Based on how fast the […]