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Fintechist BitConnect

BitConnect Recovers Following dip After Recording new All-time High of $446

by JP Buntinxon December 11, 2017
It has been a rather interesting week for BitConnect, to say the least. Although the value per BCC hit over $400, things have certainly taken an interesting turn. With the value now down to $378 once again, new investors will undoubtedly enter the ecosystem. There was another big dip a few days ago as well. […]
Fintechist UK Alternative Finance

Alternative Finance is Booming in the United Kingdom

by JP Buntinxon December 11, 2017
A lot of things are changing in the world of finance. Challenger banks and fintech startups effectively rival established financial institutions. In the UK, we see the online alternative finance market grow by leaps and bounds. Just last year, this industry noted a growth of 43%. It is now worth a total of GBP 4.6Bn, […]

Fintechist Digital-Only Banks UK

Digital-only Banks Start to Take Over the Market in the UK

by JP Buntinxon December 10, 2017
The financial sector in the United Kingdom undergoes some major changes as we speak. Consumers have taken a liking to digital-only banks. Although this is not entirely unexpected, the growth is rather spectacular. Half of the British consumers have or aim to obtain an account with a digital-only bank. That is rather surprising, yet it […]
Fintechsit Deutsche Bank Blockchain

Deutsche Bank Praises Blockchain After Slamming Cryptocurrencies

by JP Buntinxon December 10, 2017
It has been an interesting week for Deutsche Bank. After criticizing the lack of cryptocurrency regulation, the institution sang the praises of blockchain technology. According to insiders, the potential for this technology is huge. In fact, it may even reshape the financial sector as we know it today. It is evident banks see Bitcoin technology […]

Fintechsit Deutsche Bank Bitcoin Regulation

Deutsche Bank : “Bitcoin Needs Regulation Before it can Become an Asset Class”

by JP Buntinxon December 9, 2017
Very few banks keep an open mind toward Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This situation remained unchanged for several years now. Deutsche Bank is one of the companies which would rather see Bitcoin disappear than succeed. Even they are slowly coming around, though. In a new report, the Deutsche Bank Wealth management touches upon some concepts […]
Fintechist Coinbase Apology Bitcoin

Coinbase Apologizes for Degraded Performance During Massive Bitcoin Trading Spree

by JP Buntinxon December 9, 2017
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have noted how the big exchanges remain unreliable. More specifically, the same companies are always running into issues due to insufficient infrastructure upgrades. Coinbase has a rich history in this regard, and they experienced degraded performance once again last night. The company is happy about their user growth, but they can’t keep up […]