Notes From WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin – CoinDesk

DAVOS, Switzerland – Most Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.  According to Egyptian businessman M. Shafik Gabr, chairman of the ARTOC Group for Investment & Development, some Middle Eastern nations are already exploring the […]

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Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk – CoinDesk

One of the top digital asset exchanges in Eastern Europe is to delist the privacy-focused monero cryptocurrency to align with international anti-money-laundering standards. Estonia-based BitBay announced Monday that monero (XML) will no longer be tradeable from Feb. 19, 2020. However, the crypto exchange is to cease deposits of XML as of this Friday, Nov. 29, […]

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