Cryptocurrencies

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 21.01.2019, 22:34

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ECB's Hansson: Virtual currencies to go down as 'load of nonsense'

ECB's Hansson: Virtual currencies to go down as 'load of nonsense'

08.01.2019

Crypto currencies will probably die as a "complete load of nonsense," European Central Bank policy maker Ardo Hansson said according to Bloomberg writes LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Banks, Cryptocurrencies, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services



Cryptocurrency platform registered in Estonia enables trading in US shares

Cryptocurrency platform registered in Estonia enables trading in US shares

08.01.2019

Cryptocurrency trading platform DX.Exchange, which is based in Estonia, Israel and Malta, launched on Monday a service enabling to buy and sell shares of major international firms through a token-based platform, informed LETA/BNS.

Estonian police catch man who stole mlns of euros' worth of cryptocurrency

Estonian police catch man who stole mlns of euros' worth of cryptocurrency

31.10.2018

A man, who according to suspicion stole mlns of euros' worth of cryptocurrency and gambled a large part of it in casinos, has been in custody for half a year already as a result of the work of the Estonian Central Criminal Police and the Office of the Prosecutor General, informs LETA/BNS/Postimees.


Lithuania's cryptocurrency market was worth EUR 660 mln in 2017 – FCIS

Lithuania's cryptocurrency market was worth EUR 660 mln in 2017 – FCIS

05.10.2018

Major transactions, worth around 660 million euros, have been carried out on the Lithuanian cryptocurrency market since the start of 2017, done by 542 natural and legal persons, an analysis by the country's Financial Crime Investigation Service has shown, referred LETA/BNS.

Lithuanians have an idea how to reduce crypto mining costs

Lithuanians have an idea how to reduce crypto mining costs

25.09.2018

During the largest non-profit ICT and entrepreneurship event in the Baltic States #SWITCH held in Vilnius, winners of the Smart Energy Hackathon organized by Lietuvos Energija, the energy companies group of Lithuania, were elected. The main prize, EUR 1,500 in the selected cryptocurrency, was awarded to the team that created a platform prototype which is intended for cryptocurrency mining based on the sharing principle, informed Lietuvos energija.


11.09.2018

V. Vasiliauskas: Clear ‘rules of the game’ needed for the booming crypto sector

Participating in the informal Ecofin meeting held on 7-8 September in Vienna, Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, shared Lithuania’s experience in crypto assets regulation. Discussions on the importance of regulating this sector at the EU level have been initiated by Austria, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

30.07.2018

Company mining cryptocurrency in territory of VKG in Estonia postpones ICO

Nordcoin Mining OU, a company that at the beginning of 2018 started mining cryptocurrency in the territory of the northeast Estonia based oil shale mining and oil shale energy company Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) and installed a container park necessary for mining the currencies in the territory of VKG, is postponing its initial coin offering (ICO) citing bad communication with the Financial Supervision Authority, according the daily Eesti Paevaleht reports LETA/BNS.

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