What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the first cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. With the underlying technology blockchain, bitcoin has redefining money in terms of money form, money issuance standard and money movement. Bitcoin has a limit of 21 million coins and uses proof-of-work (POW) consensus. In some sense, bitcoin removes our reliance on central banks and traditional financial institutions that we have to trust on. Bitcoin brings monetary freedom.

Argentina Approves First Regulated Bitcoin Futures Index
The securities regulator of Argentina has approved the first regulated Bitcoin futures index on the Matba Rofex exchange, with the futures contract based on the price of BTC provided by various entities in the country. This provides a safe and regulated way for qualified investors to gain exposure to Bitcoin in a transparent environment. The launch of the Bitcoin futures contract comes as Argentina struggles with high inflation and citizens turn to Bitcoin as a way to mitigate its effects.
Brazil and Argentina explore a common currency
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong promotes Bitcoin for Brazil and Argentina. A alternative currency to the Argentine peso and Brazilian real is being prepared by the two South American nations. BTC might become the second-largest currency bloc after the US dollar.
Argentina's Proposed Crypto Disclosure Law Promotes Disclosure
Crypto holders would have to submit an affidavit detailing their holdings under the measure. Voluntarily declaring crypto assets within 90 days of the law's implementation would result in a 2.5% capital gains tax. Next parliament will debate the measure.
Fintech Uala Rolls Out Crypto Trading in Argentina
The new service will let users buy and sell Bitcoin and Ether in Argentina.
Argentina Fighter Guido Cannetti Accepts Salary in Stablecoin
Argentina athlete Guido Cannetti of the world's leading mixed martial arts competition Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that his salary will be paid in full in stablecoin USDC.
Bitso Rolls Out Crypto QR Payment Tool in Argentina
Starting from September 27, crypto payment will gradually be enabled for more than 1 million users in Argentina from the Bitso App with QR code.
Bitcoin Miner Bitfarms Starts Production in Argentina
The new production facility marks Bitfarms’ 10th mining facility and Argentina as the fourth country where the firm conducts its mining activities, besides the U.S., Canada, and Paraguay.
Argentina's Mendoza Province Begins Accepting Tax Payments in Crypto
Argentina’s province of Mendoza announced last week on Friday that it has enabled a system that allows residents to pay taxes using cryptocurrencies.
Binance Launches Crypto Prepaid Card in Argentina through Partnership with Mastercard
Binance has rolled out its first crypto card in Argentina. The exchange plans to expand the service to other Latin American nations, including Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and Brazil.
Exchange Buenbit Rolls Out Crypto Loan Products in Argentina
The move by Buenbit shows signs of increased demand for cryptocurrencies. The exchange is ramping up efforts in its crypto business.

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