Welcome to today's news. We've got a lot to cover, so let's get started.
First up, billions of dollars are being spent in what's being called a "metaverse land grab." This is happening as businesses try to get a foothold in the virtual world, which is becoming increasingly popular.
Next, we have an exclusive report on how the crypto exchange Binance helped Iranian firms trade nearly $8 billion despite sanctions.
After that, we'll take a look at a report from Santander that says the bank will block UK transfers to crypto exchanges in 2023.
Then we'll have some breakingviews on the US stock market.
And finally, we'll take a look at three cryptos that could explode now that Elon Musk owns Twitter.