Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Fintech News Headlines Update on January 18, 2021

Global BTC Regulation? European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde called for global regulation of bitcoin on Wednesday, January 13, Reuters reported.

Gemini Considers IPO. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, who founded the exchange in 2013, is now considering the possibility of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange to enter the stock market as one of the options to grow the company.

Pension Funds Enter the Crypto Space. In an interview with Bloomberg, Michael Sonnenshine noted that pension funds are already entered the crypto space through asset management structures. Grayscale analysts have recorded an inflow of retirement capital into bitcoin.

Pension Funds Enter the Crypto Space.
Pension Funds Enter the Crypto Space.

Revolut Applies for UK Banking License Aim to Increase Core Accounts. A survey conducted shows that 50% of clients would use their account as their primary financial instrument if it were insured by a deposit guarantee system.