Quotes, events, falls, numbers – all the best for the past week in our digest.
On Monday, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, an outspoken opponent of crypto in the US government, called the cryptocurrency industry the “new shadow bank”
Ms. Warren is concerned about the rapidly developing stablecoin market and proposes an ” effective measure ” against the rapidly developing market, that is, she simply prohibits American banks from keeping the stablecoin collateral itself. The trend is alarming, to be sure.
The Ukrainian parliament, on the other hand, passed the draft law “On virtual assets”, which for the first time legally recognizes cryptocurrency in the country.
The law allows companies to launch digital asset markets in Ukraine and allows banks to “open accounts for crypto companies.”
The closest neighbor of Ukraine and the main enemy in the war for Crimea, Russia, oddly enough, is in solidarity with her in creating new legislation for the crypt.
′ ′ Since crypto mining is one of the types of entrepreneurial activity, it is obvious that it is necessary to include it in the state register, regulate it as a type of entrepreneurship with an appropriate code and introduce appropriate taxation, “said Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets.
Today bitcoin costs 45,846.80, and at the beginning of the week the price reached 52 thousand dollars. The surges in the exchange rate made everyone quite worried, except for the President of El Salvador, who added 320 BTC to the country’s treasury, saving quite a lot when the price fell below $ 43,000. Residents of the country also did not stand aside and tested a new means of payment in … McDonald’s! Now the world’s main fast food offers its usual burgers for BTC, and it seems that this only attracts customers. Starbucks did not lag behind him either – now you can also pay for your favorite autumn latte with crypt.
Another notable event of the week is related to the NFT.
The Russian Hermitage Museum sold its first non-fungible tokens for $ 444.5 thousand. Van Gogh, Kandinsky, Monet, da Vinci with the personal signature of the museum director went to private collectors. The first auction is a serious success. Who is next? We will keep an eye on this topic.
On this we say goodbye to you until tomorrow, and wish you a good Sunday. Fresh news, as usual, will be in the morning