Crypto Espresso: Your quick shot of the latest crypto moves and news

Your quick shot of the latest crypto moves and news, the Crypto Espresso is brought to you by Capital.com Australia (AFSL 513393), a multi-award winning global investment trading platform.

 

Morning, Coinheads.

Brass tacks – which cryptocurrencies have outperformed in 2022? We count ’em down for you.

Which NFT’s got big and fat on the beauty of art and science? We put a market cap on their bottoms and count ’em down for you.

Which country is tired of their paper thin currency and has started installing BTC ATM’s? We take you there.


Then, we meet Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin the deputy minister in Kuala Lumpur with his finger on the future of Malaysia and the blockchain.

Selamat datang!

 

Top cryptocurrencies to watch: Biggest gainers of 2022

Capital.com: A look at the five best performing cryptos so far this year based on their price gains.

 

Why yes, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) is a metaverse company

Capital.com: Home-furnishings retailer Williams-Sonoma’s inclusion in a metaverse-focused ETF – along with its growing e-commerce presence and virtual interior-design tool – has the retailer looking like a frontrunner in what some are calling the future of commerce.

 

Top 5 NFTs: What are the top tokens by market cap?

Capital.com: Like many cryptos, NFT tokens took a hit during the recent flash crash… but over this last week (as of 21 March) they have all bounced back.

 

Lebanese turn to cryptocurrency as currency tanks

AL Monitor: Lebanon’s first Bitcoin ATM appeared on Beirut’s Hamra Street and a second machine is coming – as citizens continue to lose faith in their faltering central bank.

 

Malaysia proposes to adopt cryptocurrency as legal tender

TechStory: Malaysian deputy minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin has advocated  making cryptocurrencies legal tender. He says his ministry is also investigating ways to increase cryptocurrency usage among younger generations.

 

Democrats introduce bill to curb Russian crypto use amid Ukraine crisis

Reuters: The US Digital Asset Sanctions Compliance Act is led by Senator Elizabeth Warren and co-sponsored by 10 other Democrats, including Senators Mark Warner and Jon Tester.

 

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