April 2021 has been characterized by CBDC news (see e.g. China, Norway, Europe).
The Italian regulatory Authorities have issued a warning to the general public about risks of crypto-asset trading, as recently has been done by the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA) and Turkey Central Bank banned the use of crypto for payments. Nevertheless, it continues the attempts to regulate the crypto asset sector
On one hand, a great step in the crypto sector is the listing of Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S.; the company has eschewed a Direct Listing.
On the other hand, in Turkey two trading platforms (Thodex and Vebitcoin) collapse leaving thousands of investors worried.
The investment bank sector, instead, with Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan confirms its interest in make crypto investments available to the clients.