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16
OCT
2018

Crypto Bubble More Burst than .Com Bubble

Cryptocurrencies have “plumbed new depths”*  The MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index has fallen 80 per cent since January. This represents a bigger plunge than when the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 78 per cent following the dot-com crash in 2000. This, of course, does...
14
MAY
2018

HSBC and ING complete a trade-finance commodities transaction for Cargill, the world’s first using blockchain

HSBC and ING have completed a trade-finance commodities transaction for Cargill that is the world’s first using blockchain. Blockchain is considered a safe option because it reduces the risk of fraud. At the same time, it reduces costs and speeds up the transaction...
10
JUL
2017

Developing Countries Leapfrog Developed Countries When It Comes To The Future of Money

Developing economies are (not surprisingly) leapfrogging developed nations in adopting Cryptocurrencies. In a way, they start with an advantage: a corrupt national currency where national have lost faith in its value. It is only faith in a £10 note which allows me to exchange it...