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Korea plans metaverse leadership; Russian bank proposes crypto ban

South Korea envisons itself becoming a top metaverse leader, while Russia’s central bank proposes crypto ban.

Welcome to The Daily Forkast, January 21, 2022, presented by Megha Chaddah.

On today’s show:

Korea aims to become a top 5 metaverse leader by 2026.

Russia’s central bank calls for ban on crypto and crypto-related activities.

Bitcoin price falls below US$40,000.

Foxconn chair says 2022 is the first year of the metaverse for the company.

We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of The Daily Forkast January 21.