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Bitcoin Price Plunges $500 Within Minutes to 5-Month Low Below $7,500

The bitcoin price has plunged by nearly 10% on Wednesday to fall near a 5-month low. After flirting with a move to the upside above $8,000, the leading cryptocurrency dropped sharply below to just under $7,500. Other major-cap cryptocurrencies also followed Bitcoin’s spiraling crash by falling between 4% and 9% in value. The most adversely affected were the Bitcoin variants – BCH and BSV. Continue reading Bitcoin Price Plunges $500 Within Minutes to 5-Month Low Below $7,500

Bank of Thailand Governor: No Central Bank Digital Currency Within 3-5 Years

Thai citizens will have to be patient in the wait for a retail central bank digital currency that will save them from carrying cash around. According to the governor of the Bank of Thailand (BoT), Veerathai Santiprabhob, plans to switch from cash to a digital currency will not happen within the ‘next 3-5 years’. This is because the process of creating a central bank digital currency (CBDC) ‘is not easy’ and is time-consuming due to the complex nature of the monetary system. Continue reading Bank of Thailand Governor: No Central Bank Digital Currency Within 3-5 Years