Venezuelan public invited to invest in national crypto asset


Members of the Venezuelan public will soon be able to invest in the nation’s crypto asset, president Nicolás Maduro announced on April 27, as the government seeks to create some stability amid the currency crisis.

In a statement, Maduro said he was working with the Central Bank of Venezuela to launch the ‘petro oro’, a form of crypto-based savings where members of the public can invest in the ‘petro’ or gold itself.

Under the scheme, members of the public will be able to purchase between 10g

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