India Releases 50-Page CBDC Report – Good Or Bad For The Country’s Crypto?

India Releases 50-Page CBDC Report – Good Or Bad For The Country’s Crypto?

The CBDC report published by India’s central bank may not be good news for the Indian cryptocurrency market. Crypto was such a hit in India in 2021 that it made the country the fastest growing market for the asset class, surpassing the MENA region and even Europe. At one point, the country’s market jumped by […]

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