Welcome to another cryptocurrency news roundup. This week we will present the latest news from across the world country by country. Next is North America.
Cloud Computing Company SalesForce is Among 12 New Members to Join Blockchain Research Institute in Canada
Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) based in Canada has recently announced that it has added 12 new organizations as members. The Institute is dedicated to research in Blockchain strategies including obstacles to implementation and application to real world problems. Major tech companies and fintech players have backed the new initiative including Microsoft, IBM, Bank of Canada and even Pepsico.
According to Peter Shwartz, Senior Vice President of Salesforce:
“Hello! Welcome to another cryptocurrency news roundup. This week we will present the latest news from across the world country by country. First is Africa”
Cryptocurrency Taxation in Canada
Canada has announced cryptocurrency related gain taxes to its crypto community. There were millions and millions of dollars earned in 2017 alone and stashing it outside may not be a good idea according to Canada Revenue Agency and accountants of repute. A complete guide was published by CBC to help Canadians understand more about their cryptocurrency taxes.
NASDAQ CEO Says that the company may be Open to becoming a Cryptocurrency Exchange
NASDAQ, one of the biggest institutional investors in the world has raised the possibility of becoming a cryptocurrency trading platform. CEO Adena Friedman told CNBC in an interview that trading cryptocurrencies could be a possibility once the space “matures” a little bit.
She said in the interview: