Tanzeel

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Tanzeel Akhtar

Tanzeel Akhtar is a CoinDesk news reporter based in the UK. She has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Forbes Africa, Financial Times, The Street, Citywire, Investing.com, Euromoney, Yahoo! Finance, Benzinga, Kitco News, African Business Magazine, Hedge Week, Campden Family Office, Modern Investor, Spear's Wealth Management Magazine, Global Investor, ETF.com, ETF Stream, CIO UK, Funds Global Asia, Portfolio Institutional, Interactive Investor, Bitcoin Magazine, CryptoNews.com, Bitcoin.com, The Local, The Next Web, Mining Journal, Money Marketing, Marketing Week and more. Tanzeel trained as a foreign correspondent at the University of Helsinki, Finland and newspaper journalist at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. She holds a BA (Honours) in English Literature from the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and completed a semester abroad as an ERASMUS student at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She is NCTJ Qualified - Media Law, Public Administration and passed the Shorthand 100WPM with distinction. She does not currently hold value in any digital currencies or projects.

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India Likely to Regulate Crypto, Not Ban It, in Upcoming Budget: Report

The government is likely to opt for regulating cryptocurrencies as an asset class, similar to commodities, with appropriate taxation of transactions and gains.

The government is likely to opt for regulating cryptocurrencies as an asset class, similar to commodities, with appropriate taxation of transactions and gains.

Ukraine Parliament Passes Measure to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

The bill needs to be signed by the country’s president to take effect.

The bill needs to be signed by the country’s president to take effect.

Dolce & Gabbana’s NFT Collection Said to Attract Bidding Interest From DAOs

A decentralized autonomous organization is likely to acquire the rare collection of NFTs, sources told CoinDesk.

A decentralized autonomous organization is likely to acquire the rare collection of NFTs, sources told CoinDesk.

El Salvador to Create $150M Bitcoin Trust to Facilitate Exchange to US Dollars

The trust will instantly convert bitcoin to dollars, allowing local merchants to offset their exposure to bitcoin.

The trust will instantly convert bitcoin to dollars, allowing local merchants to offset their exposure to bitcoin.

Recently Hacked Exchange Liquid Global Secures $120M Loan From FTX

Liquid Global lost $90 million in the cyberattack.

Liquid Global lost $90 million in the cyberattack.

FTX Signs $17.5M Deal to Sponsor UC-Berkeley Athletic Department

Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto exchange has signed its first college sports sponsorship deal, with the payment in this case to be made in crypto.

Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto exchange has signed its first college sports sponsorship deal, with the payment in this case to be made in crypto.

Lloyds Banking Group Is Looking to Hire a Digital Currency Manager

The manager will look to develop business and investments around digital currencies, among other responsibilities.

The manager will look to develop business and investments around digital currencies, among other responsibilities.

VC Firm FinTech Collective Raises $250M to Support New DeFi Strategy

The funding round brings the firm’s total assets under management to over $500 million.

The funding round brings the firm’s total assets under management to over $500 million.

Visa Adds Crypto Payments Startup Wyre to Its Fast Track Payments Program

Wyre’s push-to-debit program will now allow instant payouts of crypto holdings to users' bank accounts using the Visa debit cards.

Wyre’s push-to-debit program will now allow instant payouts of crypto holdings to users' bank accounts using the Visa debit cards.