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Thomson Reuters Signs Strategic Hong Kong Fintech Innovation Partnership

by JP Buntinxon December 12, 2017
Fintech innovation has quickly become the buzzword in the financial sector. Every player wants to innovate, but few can do it on their own.Thomson Reuters struck a major partnership to make this fintech innovation happen. Their new agreement with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute is well worth paying attention to. Bringing […]
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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, […]

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CBOE Beats CME To The Line With Bitcoin Futures

by Samuel Raeon December 4, 2017
Over the last few months, we have seen more and more examples of traditional financial institutions trying to pick up an exposure to the dramatic rise in adoption and price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that took place during 2017. One of the institutions that’s been very vocal and active in its efforts to climb […]
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Here’s What Bitcoin At $10,000 Means

by Samuel Raeon November 28, 2017
It is looking increasingly like bitcoin is about to break the $10,000 mark on the major exchanges and this has some profound implications for not just bitcoin but the entire cryptocurrency and digital asset space going forward. Here is a look at what this means and what to expect. When price breaks through a major […]

Malaysia To Regulate Bitcoin Under Anti-Money Laundering Rules

by Samuel Raeon November 23, 2017
Regulation in the cryptocurrency space – and especially as relates to how bitcoin is set to be taxed and treated form an asset valuation perspective – has long been a hot topic of discussion. The way that some governments are setting up against bitcoin, in particular, has been favorable, with nations like Japan having established […]
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Robeco Launches a Global Fintech Equities Fund

by JP Buntinxon November 21, 2017
It is not surprising to see companies focus their attention on launching a fintech fund. Robeco is the first major entity to do so. Their Global Fintech Equities fund focuses on wholesale and retail investors. The objective is to give these investors exposure to companies transforming the financial sector as a whole. An interesting development […]