BCEX Global recently announced that it was listing the Einsteinium Foundation’s EMC2 digital currency on its cryptocurrency exchange. The EMC2 token can now be deposited, withdrawn, and traded on the exchange.
The legal status of cryptocurrency remains an open question in Malaysia as the government has yet to make a final determination on the subject, according to recent reports from Malaysian media outlet Malay Mail.
Coincheck announced in a January 11 statement that the company has been formally registered as a licensed cryptocurrency exchange agency. According to that statement, the company’s registration with the Kanto Financial Bureau is effective today.
Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank, recently issued a statement urging Swedish citizens to be wary of false information and scams related to its proposed e-krona central bank digital currency (CBDC). According to the bank, various scam campaigns have been presenting themselves as Riksbank-authorized e-krona sellers.
ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees announced on Tuesday that his company has laid off 37 of its employees, due to the current downturn in the cryptocurrency market. Voorhees noted in his online post that the layoffs have reduced the size of ShapeShift’s team by one-third.