Binance Targets EU & UK With fiat-to-crypto exchange

Binance has just launched a new fiat-to-crypto exchange that targets the EU and UK market. The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has decided to place its servers on the island of Jersey, which is a British self-governing dependency. Traders will be

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BofAML Fund Manager Survey Reveals Investor Worries

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) Fund Managers Survey has always been a good barometer of how what investors are thinking. The survey released this month shows us an interesting viewpoint. For the first time since the 2008-2009 financial

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SEC Loophole Allows ICO’s To Continue To Raise Funds

Financial watchdogs in a number of countries cracked the whip in 2018 on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) as there were too many rotten apples in the industry that were taking investors for a ride. However, a number of ICO’s flourished

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Thailand Approves Four Crypto Exchange Licenses

Cryptocurrencies are making a big break in Thailand as the government has issued licenses to four crypto exchanges. This is a move that follows in Japan’s footsteps of properly regulating cryptocurrency exchanges. There were initially seven applicants but the Thai

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Open Banking Yet To Usher In The Expected Fintech Boom

One year ago, European lawmakers decided to open up the banking markets. This was done by forcing banks to share account data with their competitors as long as their customers agreed with the sharing process. The focus behind this change

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FCA Wants Notification Of Brexit Contingency Plans

With the Brexit deadline quickly approaching, UK financial institutions are busy making plans. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will have its hands full and has taken steps already by announcing that its contingency plan is now open for notifications. The

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Five Mistakes Investors Should Avoid In 2019

Tony Robbins has made a name for himself as one of the world’s top business and life strategists. Having changed more than 50 million lives and making millions with his numerous business ventures, Robbins has dished out free advice to

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Forex Markets Get Hit By Sudden ‘Flash Crash’

Global traders were surprised when the forex markets saw unexpected surges recently. Analysts have been calling it a “flash crash” because of how it has affected the market.   This has happened once before in 2016 but this time instead

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New Australian Laws To Cause Exodus Of Financial Planners

The financial markets can be complicated for most people and that is why they often rely on the services and guidance of financial planners. The Australian market has no shortage of financial planners but that could all change as Australia

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Indian’s Can Once Again Use Paytm Payments Bank

Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) was in hot water for much of 2018 for failing to comply with Indian banking regulations. As a result, PPB was unable to open new accounts because it was barred from doing so. However, after a

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