Amitoj Singh

Amitoj Singh

Amitoj Singh is a CoinDesk reporter focusing on regulation and the politics shaping the future of finance. He also presents shows for CoinDesk TV on occasion. He has previously contributed to various news organizations such as CNN, Al Jazeera, Business Insider and SBS Australia. Previously, he was Principal Anchor and News Editor at NDTV (New Delhi Television Ltd.), the go-to news network for Indians globally. Amitoj owns a marginal amount of Bitcoin and Ether below CoinDesk's disclosure threshold of $1,000.

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Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Johnny Bhalla on Unsplash)
Australian Securities Exchange Could Approve Spot-Bitcoin ETFs Before 2024-End: Bloomberg
Bloomberg's report cited "people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified as the information is private."
Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Johnny Bhalla on Unsplash)
Capitol Hill building, Washington DC (Darren Halstead/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Stablecoin Bill Could Be Ready for the U.S. House Soon Says Top Democrat Maxine Waters: Bloomberg
Waters has previously called a version of the stablecoin bill “deeply problematic and bad for America."
Capitol Hill building, Washington DC (Darren Halstead/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Spot bitcoin and ether ETFs are coming to Hong Kong (Allan Watt/Flickr)
Spot Bitcoin, Ether ETFs Get Official Approval in Hong Kong; 'Potential Fee War' Unfolding, Says Analyst
One of the issuers waived management fees for the first six months, undercutting rival offerings.
Spot bitcoin and ether ETFs are coming to Hong Kong (Allan Watt/Flickr)
CEO of Binance Changpeng Zhao at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)
Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao Apologizes Ahead of Sentencing, 161 Others Send Letters of Support
Zhao is scheduled to be sentenced on April 30 after he and Binance settled charges with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in November 2023.
CEO of Binance Changpeng Zhao at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)
Lagos, Nigeria (Nupo Deyon Daniel/Unsplash)
Nigeria’s Central Bank Deletes Then Reinstates Tweet Calling Crypto-Related Directive Fake
The Central Bank of Nigeria did not immediately respond to CoinDesk’s request for comment.
Lagos, Nigeria (Nupo Deyon Daniel/Unsplash)
Indian flag, elections, ballot box, casting vote. (Gettyimages/btgbtg)
What’s at Stake for Crypto in India as the World’s Largest Democracy Is in the Midst of Its National Election?
Crypto’s significance as an election issue remains non-existent or at best negligible.
Indian flag, elections, ballot box, casting vote. (Gettyimages/btgbtg)
Mexico City (Robbie Herrera/Unsplash)
In Mexico’s Biggest Election Yet, Crypto Remains on the Sidelines
The favorite to win, Mexico City’s former Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, is expected to remain aligned with her party’s previous position on crypto, one that focuses more on protect...
Mexico City (Robbie Herrera/Unsplash)
Ripple ad in Washington's Union Station (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Ripple Says $10M Penalty Enough, Rejects SEC’s Ask of $1.95B Fine in Final Judgment
The court had found Ripple violated federal securities laws by making institutional sales of XRP but dismissed other allegations brought by the SEC.
Ripple ad in Washington's Union Station (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
16:9 Thailand flag (spaway/Pixabay)
Thailand to Block Access to 'Unauthorized' Crypto Platforms
The Thai SEC cited earlier decisions by nations like India and the Philippines in blocking unauthorized platforms.
16:9 Thailand flag (spaway/Pixabay)
Hong Kong harbor skyline view into Kowloon
Hong Kong Could Approve Spot Bitcoin, Ether ETFs as Early as Monday: Bloomberg
Expectations for Hong Kong to approve the ETF products are seen as one of the biggest market-moving events for the cryptocurrencies in the near term.
Hong Kong harbor skyline view into Kowloon