India’s Top Crypto App CoinSwitch Calls for Regulatory ‘Peace, Certainty’ | Investing News

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – India must establish rules on cryptocurrencies to resolve regulatory uncertainty, protect investors and boost its crypto sector, CoinSwitch CEO Ashish Singhal said on Sunday. Although India’s central bank has backed a ban on cryptocurrencies over risks to financial stability, a federal government move to tax income from them has been interpreted … Read more

FTX Chief Welcomes More Regulation as CFTC Weighs Its Crypto Derivatives Proposal | Investing News

By Lisa Pauline Mattackal (Reuters) – Crypto exchange FTX’s move to seek regulatory approval for direct trading in cryptocurrency derivatives will leave the door open for more oversight of the business in the United States, the company’s chief executive officer said. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is currently considering an application from FTX … Read more

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Launches NFT Marketplace for Some U.S. Users | Investing News

LONDON (Reuters) – Major US crypto exchange Coinbase Global Inc launched its NFT marketplace on Wednesday, in a sign of confidence in the niche digital asset even as the market shows signs of cooling. The platform, first announced in October, will initially be available for a “small number” of people in the United States, a … Read more

Ex-NBC Exec Turness Named CEO for BBC News, Current Affairs | Business News

LONDON (AP) – The BBC announced Thursday that it has appointed Deborah Turness as its new chief executive officer for news and current affairs, bringing to the station a highly experienced journalist who previously held senior leadership positions in the news division. news from the American television network NBC. Turness, 54, comes to the BBC … Read more

The Year of the Doge? 2021, Crypto’s Wildest Year Yet | Investing News

By Tom Wilson and Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin near $ 70,000, billions of dollars worth of “memecoins”, a Wall Street listing and a widespread crackdown in China: 2021 was the wildest yet for cryptocurrencies, even volatile ones industry standards. Digital assets started the year with a stampede of cash from investors large and … Read more

Omicron Is Latest Blow to Pandemic-Weary Front-Line Workers | Washington News

By PHILIP MARCELO, ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) – Staff absences from COVID-19 tripled this month in London hospitals, with nearly 10% of city firefighters saying they were sick. In New York, about 2,700 police officers were absent earlier this week, twice the number who are sick on an average … Read more

Wall Street Closes Lower Following Latest Inflation Report | Business News

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writers Stocks fell widely on Wall Street on Tuesday as new data showing inflation is still at high levels put the spotlight on what actions the Federal Reserve will take as it holds its last meeting of the year. The S&P 500 Index fell 0.7%, adding … Read more