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‘No Coffee for Bitcoin’ Starbucks Clarifies

Starbucks has clarified that it will not be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) or other cryptocurrencies as payment, despite misleading reports from mainstream media. Earlier last Friday,...

Confirmed: Dollar Appreciation Hurts Emerging Markets

A strong dollar is not so good for emerging markets, according to new research co-authored by Valentina Bruno, an associate professor of finance at...

BNP’s Thio Says Euro’s Long-Term Outlook Still `Bleak’

Thio Chin Loo, a senior currency strategist at BNP Paribas SA, talks about the outlook for the euro after the European Union unveiled...

Dubai to Offer Digital Currency Payments

Citizens and residents of Dubai will be able to make digital currency payments for school fees, bills and retail purchases with a stable cryptocurrency...

DIFC releases report on progress towards GCC monetary union

A new report assessing the progress being made by GCC countries to achieve the convergence criteria for a GCC Monetary Union (GMU) was...

Varengold Adds 15 Currency Pairs

Varengold Bank FX, a brand of Varengold Wertpapierhandelsbank AG, now offers trading in the South African Rand, Hungarian Forint, Polish Zloty, Czech Koruna, Norwegian...

NCR First in UAE to Introduce Bitcoin ATMs

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that it has teamed-up with CoinHub, a cryptocurrency exchange in the UAE,...

How Will China’s Bitcoin Ban Impact the Cryptocurrency Market? 

Chinese regulators have always taken issue with cryptocurrency. In September, they decided to implement a comprehensive ban on financial platforms that allow people to...

Euro vs Dollar

Analysis and discussion with Geoffrey Yu of UBS talking about the latest in the currency market.

Markets Fear `Systematic’ Crisis in Euro Region

Thomas J. Lee, the chief U.S equity strategist at JPMorgan Chase & Co., talks with Bloombergs Margaret Brennan about the potential for Greek debt...

ADGM Launches Crypto Asset Regulatory Framework

The new ADGM crypto framework instils proper governance, oversight and transparency over crypto asset activities Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in...

Angela Merkel insists that the euro will remain a strong

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, has insisted that the euro will remain a strong and dependable currency. She told Al Jazeera's Jane Dutton that Germany...

Keeping the British Pound

To keep or to ditch the British Pound has been an ongoing debate in the UK since the introduction of the Euro, over...

Cryptocurrencies See Short Term Bubble; Long Term Staying Power

The valuations and varieties of crypto-assets now available have raised fears of an overheated market However, with smart regulation and further innovation, crypto-assets...

Historical Evidence For Bitcoin Performing Like Digital Gold

In the first days after the outbreak of the coronavirus crises in the West, crypto plunged like traditional asset classes. Bitcoin was pronounced...

The Top Ten Cryptocurrencies

As this infographic on Top Ten Cryptocurrencies created by Statista shows, Bitcoin is by no means alone in the world of digital assets. It is...

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Are a Rerun of The Dotcom Mania

A new Technology Quarterly report from The Economist published in the September edition examines blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Tim Cross, The Economist’s science correspondent, takes...

Investing in Currencies

Interview and discussion with Steven Pearson of the Bank of America - Merill Lynch. He discusses the Pounds domination against Dollar in the economy....