Stablecoin Tether Hires BDO Italia for Monthly Proof-of-reserve Reports

Tether, the world’s largest stablecoin, said on Thursday it had appointed accounting firm BDO Italia to vouch for its monthly proof-of-reserve for its assets, and would look to increase the frequency of publishing its reserves reports to monthly from quarterly. Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency designed to keep constant value, such as a 1:1 […]

Explainer-Can Crypto Holders Recoup Losses in Court?

A downturn in cryptocurrency prices and crash of one stablecoin has led some investors to try to recover their losses in U.S. court. Here is how cryptocurrency litigation has fared so far and the challenges investors may face. Who is Being Sued? Companies that created cryptocurrencies, exchanges that facilitated their sale, and individuals who promoted […]

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 […]

Cryptoverse: Stablecoins Wend Wobbly Way into the Unknown

Stablecoins, the safe and strait-laced cousins of crypto, are looking distinctly dicey. Tether, USDC and others lost their prized pegs to the dollar last week in a bout of market mayhem that shook faith in these coins that were designed to sidestep crypto volatility. But was it an isolated outburst, or are they losing their […]

U.S. SEC's Peirce Sees 'Movement' on Stablecoin Regulations

A top official at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) signalled on Thursday that stricter rules around crypto stablecoins could be drawing closer. Cryptocurrency markets have an overall value of about $1 trillion this week amid the collapse of the stablecoin TerraUSD and a destabilising plunge in Tether, currently the world’s largest stablecoin by […]

Bitcoin Set for Record Losing Streak After 'Stablecoin' Collapse

Cryptocurrencies nursed large losses on Friday, with bitcoin just above $30,000 and set for a record losing streak after the collapse of TerraUSD, a so-called stablecoin, rippled through cryptocurrency markets. Crypto assets have also been swept up in broad selling of risky investments on worries about high inflation and rising interest rates. Sentiment is particularly […]

Crypto Collapse Intensifies as Stablecoin Tether Slides Below Dollar Peg

The meltdown in TerraUSD, one of the world’s largest stablecoins, rippled through cryptocurrency markets on Thursday, pushing another major stablecoin Tether below its dollar peg and sending bitcoin to 16-month lows. Cryptocurrencies have been swept up in a sell-off in risk assets, which has picked up steam this week as data showed U.S. inflation running […]