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Crypto investors are in it for the long haul

by Team Luno 2 minute read

According to Luno data and global research performed by YouGov, crypto investors are making use of long-term investment strategies and not just looking to make a quick buck.

Last week in review: Bitcoin to the rescue as Turkish lira plummets

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Citigroup to bolster their crypto team, El Salvador wants to create 'Bitcoin City' and can Bitcoin save Turkey?

Luno survey reveals global investment habits

by Team Luno 3 minute read

  Crypto investors are generally more financially savvy Bitcoin buyers are in it for the long run ‘Digital gold’ is living up to its name   There has long been an air of intrigue and bewilderment around cryptocurrency investors among the general public. Stereotypes of high-flying technophiles or 30-somethings hammering...

Turns out crypto investors are really good at saving

by Team Luno 2 minute read

31 October was World Savings Day, but the date also marked 12 years since Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper. The two coinciding could be considered mere happenstance. After all, Bitcoin and savings are generally considered awkward neighbours. But new research may suggest otherwise.   The notion that cryptocurrency...

Citigroup to boost its crypto division with 100 new staff

by Team Luno 1 minute read

What Citigroup is on the lookout for 100 more staff for their new crypto team   Why The investment banking company say they believe in the potential of blockchain and digital assets   What next Citigroup has named Puneet Singhvi as head of digital assets for its institutional clients group...

The Bitcoin Taproot upgrade: What it means for your BTC

by Team Luno 2 minute read

The Bitcoin mining community has resoundingly voted for the Taproot upgrade to the Bitcoin network and it’s now expected to be implemented around the end of 2021.

India’s plans for crypto ban sparks sell-off

by Team Luno 1 minute read

What A new bill being considered in the Indian government has triggered a cryptocurrency sell-off Why The bill proposes to bar the trading in most private cryptocurrencies What next The Indian government is planning to launch its own framework for its official digital currency   The Indian parliament is looking...

El-Erian stresses positive approach to crypto regulation

by Team Luno 2 minute read

What Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz Mohamed A. El-Erian urged the crypto industry to start engaging with regulators sooner rather than later to avoid the regulatory headwinds facing internet giants like Amazon and Meta. Why For crypto to flourish, it needs to take seriously that there are concerns about illicit...

Luno survey reveals the regional motivations behind crypto investments

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Over the past few years, cryptocurrencies’ meteoric rise in popularity has captured the attention of media and governments globally. While you may have read the headlines covering the huge rise in value of one coin or another, discussions exploring the reasoning behind why people invest in these digital assets is...

Bitcoin to the rescue as Turkish lira plummets 

by Team Luno 1 minute read

What Turkish crypto users are investing in BTC to protect their wealth against an ailing lira.    Why The Turkish lira has lost 40% of its value in 2021 owing to shrinking currency reserves, geopolitical tensions, increasing debt, and questionable monetary policy.   What next  Turkish inflation is close to...

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