Top News Podcast: Crypto won’t become legal currency; Maharashtra 3rd COVID wave in Dec; Noida airport ceremony and more

Episode 154,  Nov 25, 2021, 04:06 PM

While there remains uncertainty about the future of cryptocurrencies in India, one thing has definitely been clarified. That, it’s not becoming a legal currency. Finance Secretary TV Somanathan has said that cryptocurrencies will not be a legal tender by any means, it's absolutely off the cards.

In this edition of Top News Podcast,’s Kanishka Sarkar shares more developments on cryptocurrencies.

In the market, Reliance Industries zoomed 6 percent and pushed the Indian equity benchmark indices higher with the indices closing over half a percent higher. Paytm shares also rose, extending gains to the third day in a row.

She also talks about the Noida International Airport, which is likely to be a major game-changer for Noida and Greater Noida.

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