Crypto prices at the time of writing this copy at around 8:26 pm traded with losses. Out of the 20 top assets list compiled by Coindesk, notably 17 crypto tokens barring Cardano, USD Coin and Uniswap traded in the red over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin the most popular and largest crypto traded with a cut of over 2.5 percent at $57.06K.
Here are the top crypto news from India and around the globe:
1. Cabinet notified cryptocurrencies as cryptoassets: As previously highlighted the new crypto bill shall be taken up in the ongoinng Winter session of the Parliament. Likewise, as per a Cabinet note the private cryptocurrencies described as cryptoasset as per legislation are still not recognised as legal tender.
2. Private cryptos shall be regulated and will fall under the exchnage platform: Instead of banning private cryptos they will be regulated. Further, the note said that cryptoassets shall be administered along with the existing crypto platforms being looked upon after by the SEBI. Also for those with the cryptoassets a cut off date will be announced for declaration such that to bring it under the exchange platform.
3. Earlier Fed asset buying tapering call weighing on cryptos too in the global crypto market:
Fed's Jerome Powell said now is the time to retire the word 'transitory' inflation and there is a view that on peristent inflationary fears when the US central bank begins to cut interest rate it can negatively impact bitcoin's price as it is a hedge similar to gold. There is also another view to it tha says that Fed has already let inflation spike too hike and has limited measures to cap the upmove. "In the short term, if Powell is to remain true to his word and finish buying bonds before raising rates, the agency doesn't have a tool to pull in inflation until at least Q2 2022. A hyperinflationary environment, or even just fears of that happening, could drive money into bitcoin", says a report by Coindesk.
4.NFT launch by billiards Billiards champion Pankaj Advani as per reports has inked an agreement with Asia's biggest NFT marketplace Colexion.The company is all set to unveil NFTs and the first set of Trump Cards will be out in the first week of December, it said in a statement.
"I have been playing since a very young age. This will be a new thing for me to engage with. Decentralised technology is the future and I am ready to play in this new digital playground," said Advani.
5. Nandan Nilekani underscored the relevance of crypto in financial inclusion:
Chairman of Software services company Infosys has been seconding the asset class since long and in the Reuters Next Conference on Wednesday reiterated their role in bringing about more financial inclusion. "There is a role for crypto as assets but they obviously will have to follow all the laws and make sure that it doesn't become a backdoor for money laundering... they have to use that [as] an entry point to get lot of young people into financial markets," Nilekani, who co-founded Infosys, said at the Reuters Next Conference.