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India will not 'shut off' all cryptocurrency, wants blockchain: Sitharaman

Bitcoin, the world's biggest and earlier cryptocurrency, has crossed a record high of $60,000.

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cryptocurrency | Bitcoin | Indian financial markets

Indivjal Dhasmana  |  New Delhi 

Nirmala Sitharaman
Financial technology (fintech) firms depend on blockchain, the backbone of cryptocurrencies, and they should have a window available.

Finance minister has made it clear that there will not be a complete ban on cryptocurrencies or at least the technology part of it.

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First Published: Sun, March 14 2021. 20:34 IST
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