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Exchanges worldwide are watching Coinbase's direct listing.
The World Is Watching as Coinbase Goes Public
Exchange executives worldwide say the direct listing could spur adoption and acceptance of crypto.
Exchanges worldwide are watching Coinbase's direct listing.

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The NFT Craze Is Helping Nigerian Artists Go Global
Nigerian artists are minting NFTs, but they are cautious about the hype around them.
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Japan’s BitFlyer Has a New President – Again
BitFlyer replaced its company president and introduced its first non-Japanese director in its latest management reorganization.
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South Korean Prosecutors Sell (and Profit Off) Bitcoin Taken From Criminals
Prosecutors moved to liquidate the stolen goods on March 25 when the nation's law defining crypto as“virtual assets” went into effect.
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These Black Artists Say NFTs Help Them Monetize Their Work
NFTs are opening the typically exclusive art world to artists from diverse backgrounds, and are helping those artists monetize their work.
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Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank to Issue Japan’s First Security Tokens
The bank worked with Securitize to test security token issuances.
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CBDCs Will Reduce Demand for Bitcoin, Says South Korea Central Bank Chief
Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol says once central bank digital currencies (CBDC) are introduced, the demand for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin fall.
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Crypto Is Not Regulated in Turkey, and It’s Thriving
Central bank instability tends to attract people to cryptocurrency. As the lira dropped on Monday, internet searches about cryptocurrencies spiked.
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Crypto Is Banned in Morocco, but Bitcoin Purchases Are Soaring
Peer-to-peer bitcoin trading volumes steadily increased in the country during the last three years.
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Stellar Development Foundation Invests $750K in Nigeria Remittance Platform
The investment, made through SDF's Enterprise Fund, will provide Cowrie with resources to continue expanding its operations in emerging markets, including Africa.
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