Cryptocurrency trading platforms will henceforth be regulated

On Tuesday, Hong Kong’s securities watchdog stated, the city will require every cryptocurrency trading platforms to be regulated regardless of whether they trade securities. In a statement Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said, previously the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency trading platforms had the ‘opt in’ option; now this has become mandatory, said SFC…

Wirecard sees transaction volumes jump to $889.22 billion plus in 2025

The German payment firm has hiked its revenue potential by 2 billion in 2025. On Tuesday, German payments firm Wirecard stated, it was increasing its 2025 targets for transaction volume, revenue and EBITDA thanks to organic growth drivers and partnerships. With the news reaching the market its shares by 2.2% in premarket trading. Wirecard, which…

Japan leading effort to develop cryptocurrency equivalent of SWIFT network

This is a milestone in the practical implementation of cryptocurrency, which is slated to be the future of money. On Thursday, in a significant development, the government of Japan stated, it is leading a global push to install an international network for cryptocurrency payments, just like the SWIFT network used by banks. The effort is…