Fed Hikes Could Drive Bitcoin Adoption in Emerging Markets

The Fed tightening is a major risk, particularly for currencies of EMs running current account deficits. The deficit occurs when a country sends more money abroad than it receives, leaving…

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Bitcoin Slips Below $43K as Ukraine Shadows Financial Markets

The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, bitcoin, was trading in the $44,300-$43,100 range over the past 24 hours. Ether (ETH), the second-largest cryptocurrency, was trading at $3,054 at press…

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You’re Not Imagining It, Markets Really Are Thinner Now

Thinner markets, of course, mean that it doesn’t take as much to move prices as it once did. For an example, look no further than a week ago, Saturday, Feb.…

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Crypto Markets Remain Flat as Bitcoin Sees Institutional Buying

“For the third week in a row, institutional participants have been investing in crypto funds, according to CoinShares. On the intraday chart, you can see purchases at the close of…

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Q4 2021 XRP Markets Report

Ripple publishes the quarterly XRP Markets Report to voluntarily provide transparency and regular updates on the company’s views on the state of crypto markets such as quarterly XRP sales, relevant…

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A Turning Point in Underserved Markets

Digitization and COVID-19 Put Underserved Market Remittances Under Pressure  The term gray market might conjure up images of nefarious players exchanging cash in shadowy alleys. In reality, gray markets have…

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