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Bitcoin Demand in Economically Volatile Countries Reaches Record Highs

Nothing drives up demand for Bitcoin more than economic and political uncertainty. Well maybe a large dose of China initiated FOMO, but fundamentally BTC acts as a solid hedge against failing fiat and economic policy. This year has not been…
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Bitcoin Solves This: Hong Kong ATMs Out Of Cash And Panic Over Indian Banks

Escalating political tensions in Hong Kong and a potential economic and banking crisis in India has highlighted how fragile cash savings can be. Naturally Bitcoin would be the answer if adoption was greater and volatility was lower but the pluses…
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Hong Kong Protests Continue Fueling Money Flight, Will it Affect Bitcoin?

Anti-government demonstrations entered their eleventh week with a defiant march in Hong Kong’s Central district on Sunday. The threat of violence and civil unrest has led to increasing uncertainty over the city’s future. And anxious…
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Hong Kong Restricts Bitcoin Mining, Will it Lead to a Change in Attitude Towards Crypto?

At the start of this month, James Lau, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Financial Services and Treasury, informed the Legislative Council that the purchase of mining equipment falls under the Trade Descriptions Ordinance. This move places restrictions…
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Bitcoin Bomb Threats Strike Hong Kong After Debacle In U.S., Canada

Over the past 72 hours, bomb threats attempting to extort Bitcoin (BTC) from business owners and governmental agencies have taken the world by storm, affecting thousands across Canada, the U.S., and New Zealand. Although the threats have begun…
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Hong Kong to Propose Regulation for Cryptocurrency Trading

Hong Kong’s financial watchdog is looking to tighten investor protection by regulating cryptocurrency trading platforms. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), however, is limited by its legal regulatory reach of securities only,…