The Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM) is reportedly keeping a close eye on the “bitcoin euphoria” that’s sweeping the nation, as according to local publication ECO it’s supervising investment banks and brokerage firms in the country who sell products associated with the cryptocurrency.
The White House is keeping an eye on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin ‘Being Monitored’ by White House
Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made this revelation during a press conference on Thursday. “I know this is something that is being monitored by our team here,” she said, responding to a Buzzfeed reporter’s question about whether President Donald Trump believes bitcoin should receive increased regulatory attention from the government.
The Central Bank of Russia has warned investors of risks surrounding cryptocurrencies in a report released on Tuesday.
According to state-owned news agency TASS, the latest ‘Financial Stability Report’ from Russia’s central bank has called on investors to be wary of a cryptocurrency market ‘bubble’ that could lead to losses.
An excerpt from the report, according to TASS read:
A ‘bubble’ on the cryptocurrencies market may result in substantial losses for consumers.
Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist, has made the claim that bitcoin ‘ought to be outlawed,’ at a time when the digital currency is experiencing record highs.
In a Bloomberg Television interview, the 74-year-old American economist and professor at Colombia University, said:
It seems to me it ought to be outlawed.
South Korean authorities are reportedly close to putting the final touches on regulations for bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges.
The Financial Services Commission (FSC), South Korea’s financial regulator and authority, is outlining regulations that will mandate cryptocurrency exchanges to play by its rules.
The regulator publicly revealed its intention to introduce regulations for bitcoin exchanges last year with a focus on regulatory and licensing parameters.
Nigeria’s financial sector insurance regulator has warned its citizens of the lack of insurance cover to any risks related to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has moved to warn retail investors that the authority will not afford any insurance cover to those dealing with cryptocurrencies, or indeed any digital currencies not issued by the country’s central bank.
Speaking during a two-day workshop addressing financial disruption by digital currencies last week, NDIC’s director of research for policy and international relations Mohammed Umar bluntly underlined a hands-off approach to cryptocurrencies in Nigerian society, as reported by regional publication Premium Times.
Koji Higashi, the co-founder of IndieSquare and Japanese cryptocurrency researcher, revealed Japan, the largest bitcoin market in the world in terms of daily trading volume, has friendly and loose regulations for bitcoin businesses and investors.
But, while the Japanese government has legalized bitcoin as a currency and a legitimate payment method, other minor alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) are receiving the same treatment as bitcoin.
Кто знает подойдет ли этот кошелек для постоянного приема в сатоши? Я просто майнить не решился, но написал несколько ботов для того, чтобы они собирали с кранов монеты. Я так понял, что это веб-кошел...