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Nigeria’s eNaira Wallet Nears 500,000 Downloads in First 3 Weeks: Report

Nigeria’s eNaira Wallet Nears 500,000 Downloads in First 3 Weeks: Report

More than 488,000 people have downloaded the consumer wallet for Nigeria’s central bank digital currency, the eNaira, according to a Bloomberg report on Monday. Launched on Oct. 25, the eNaira has been used for NGN 62 million ($150,000) in transactions, according to Osita Nwanisobi, a spokesman for the central bank that the Bloomberg story cited. …

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CME eyes 'much wider potential customer base' with next week's micro bitcoin futures launch

CME eyes ‘much wider potential customer base’ with next week’s micro bitcoin futures launch

CME Group execs discussed the firm’s bitcoin futures offerings during an earnings call on Wednesday, with next week’s expected launch of micro bitcoin futures predicted to open the door to a potentially wider customer base. According to a published transcript, CME brought in $4.7 million in revenue from its bitcoin futures offering. Senior managing director …

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