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    ECONOMISTS SEE BANKS UNSETTLED BY GRAB’S DIGITAL BANKING PLAN

    Jun 14, 2019

    Life could become uncomfortable for conventional banks if Grab ventures into digital banking, according to economists Yeah Kim Leng of Sunway University and Carmelo Ferlito of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs. Commenting on reports that the Singapore-based company may be close to app...

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    REPORT: UBER, PAYPAL, VISA TO BACK FACEBOOK’S GLOBALCOIN CRYPTOCURRENCY

    Jun 14, 2019

    Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the social media giant has signed on more than a dozen backers for its GlobalCoin cryptocurrency, a stablecoin that has been developed in s...

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    RHODE ISLAND LOOKS TO ADOPT BLOCKCHAIN FOR GOVERNMENT USE

    Jun 14, 2019

    Rhode Island issued a request for proposals aimed at exploring the viability of blockchain technology to improve state operations. This comes on the heels the state relaxing certain security laws for blockchain businesses. Is the second-most dense state by population looking to become a hub for the ...

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    FULLY DIGITAL BANKING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FUTURE OF BANKING

    Jun 13, 2019

    The reality is that nobody wants to spend time on banking, especially when it means taking time to visit the bank branches and waiting in line,” ING Bank’s Head of Retail Banking Mohamed Keraine said in an interview. This has been the prevailing notion that urged the banking industry in ...

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    BRD PARTNERS WITH WYRE TO BUILD BANK TRANSFER WALLET FEATURE

    Jun 13, 2019

    BRD, a mobile wallet company, announced today that US customers are now able to purchase bitcoin, ethereum, and Dai using bank transfers. This feature is supported through a partnership with Wyre, a blockchain payments provider, and over 1,700 US banks. Company representative Spencer Chen expects th...

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    CENTRAL EUROPEANS ARE BEGINNING TO WAKE UP TO CRYPTOCURRENCY PAYMENTS

    Jun 13, 2019

    BitBay, a Katowice-based cryptocurrency exchange, released a survey of Polish cryptocurrency users in an attempt to “create a portrait of this community.” The answers may astound. The central questions asked in the survey are: who uses cryptocurrencies… and how? At this point, it ...

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    COINBASE EXPANDS CRYPTOCURRENCY VISA DEBIT CARDS ACROSS EUROPE

    Jun 12, 2019

    Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has expanded its Visa debit card service to six European countries, allowing customers in the region to spend their digital assets. According to a report from CNBC on Wednesday, the Coinbase Card is now available for users in Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, a...

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    BANKING AND FINANCE INDUSTRY ANNOUNCE WORK TO SUPPORT FREE ACCESS TO CASH

    Jun 12, 2019

    Work to support people’s free cash access will take place over the summer, the banking and financial services industry has announced. Trade association UK Finance said the action will build on the Access to Cash Review. The review recently described the cash system as “on the verge of co...

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    CRYPTOCOMPARE LAUNCHES BENCHMARK RANKINGS FOR EXCHANGES

    Jun 12, 2019

    Cryptocurrency data and indices provider CryptoCompare is working to make it easier to spot good, and bad, crypto exchanges. Announced Wednesday, the company has launched a benchmark ranking of over 100 active spot exchanges from across the globe, offering users a “comprehensive, granular and ...

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    SQUARE HIRES EX-GOOGLE DIRECTOR AS FIRST MEMBER OF NEW CRYPTO TEAM

    Jun 12, 2019

    Payments company Square has hired former Google director Steve Lee as the first member of its new crypto team. A Square Twitter account teased the news Wednesday afternoon without specifying what Lee’s role at the company would be. A spokesperson for Square declined to comment. The maker of th...

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    TEZOS FOUNDATION SNAGS FORMER PWC BLOCKCHAIN EXPERT AS CFO

    Jun 12, 2019

    Tezos Foundation, a non-profit, educational wing of the smart contract and Dapp platform, announced Roman Schnider, co-creator of PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland’s blockchain initiative, to supercede Eelco Fiole as Chief Financial Officer. Schnider’s appointment to the Zug based firm ...

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    INSURER L&G USES AMAZON BLOCKCHAIN SERVICE FOR PENSION DEALS

    Jun 12, 2019

    A U.K. insurer has turned to Amazon’s services to launch what it claims is the first blockchain system for bulk pension deals. According to a Reuters report Wednesday, Legal & General, a U.K.based multinational financial services company, has said it will use Amazon Web Services’ (AW...

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    ULTIMATE SPORTS RAISES GBP290,000 FOR GENERAL WORKING CAPITAL

    Jul 15, 2019

    Ultimate Sports Group PLC on Monday said it has raised GBP290,000 before expenses by way of a conditional share subscription. The investment company said it issued 2.0 million shares at a price of 14.5 pence each, representing a 0.1% discount to the closing price of 14.65p on Friday. Ultimate Sports...

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    NETEASE IS SAID TO SEEK $300 MILLION-PLUS U.S. IPO OF YOUDAO ARM

    Jul 15, 2019

    Netease Inc. is planning an initial public offering in the U.S. of its Youdao arm that could raise at least $300 million, people familiar with the matter said, propelling its expansion into a crowded online education arena. The company is working with Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. on the share s...

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    LIVONGO SETS TARGETS ON IPO THAT COULD MORE THAN DOUBLE ITS VALUATION

    Jul 15, 2019

    Livongo Health Inc. kicked off its IPO road show Monday by setting a target range for its upcoming IPO, an offering that could more than double the company's valuation. The Mountain View healthcare technology business plans to raise up to $283 million by selling 10.7 million shares to the public...

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    CHINESE ROBOTICS FIRM CLOUDMINDS FILES US IPO

    Jul 15, 2019

    Chinese cloud-based robotics company CloudMinds Inc. filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the US stock market, China Daily reported. The company intends to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CMDS,” with an expectation to raise up to US$500 million, acco...

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    CHINA APPROVES TWO IPOS ON SCI-TECH INNOVATION BOARD

    Jul 15, 2019

    China's securities regulator approved the initial public offering (IPO) applications of two companies on the science and technology innovation board. Shanghai Haohai Biological Technology Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Cnano Technology Co., Ltd. have been approved to be listed on the sci-tech innovation ...

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    U.S. STOCKS ADD TO RECORD GAINS AMID FED OPTIMISM: MARKETS WRAP

    Jul 12, 2019

    U.S. equities added to gains as investors remained cautiously optimistic about prospects for easier monetary policy, despite a bigger-than-projected rise in a key inflation measure. The dollar retreated for a third day. The S&P 500 Index rose Friday from the previous day’s record close. Te...

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    DEMOCRATIC SENATOR BROWN ATTACKS TRUMP CAPITAL GAINS TAX CUT BID

    Jul 12, 2019

    A Democratic senator is pushing back against the Trump administration’s plans to cut taxes by indexing capital gains to inflation, a move that he says would only help the wealthy and be illegal. “We urge you to reject reported plans to use questionable authority to -- yet again -- lavish...

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    IRISH COMPANY UNIPHAR RAISES €150M FROM IPO

    Jul 12, 2019

    Irish pharmaceuticals group Uniphar has raised €150m in its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Dublin and London stock exchanges. The company floated at a price of €1.15 on the Euronext Growth Index in Dublin and London’s AIM market. Admission is expected to become effective on 17 ...

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    HEALTH CATALYST SETS IPO TERMS, TO VALUE COMPANY AT UP TO $784 MILLION

    Jul 12, 2019

    Health Catalyst Inc. HCAT, +0.00% disclosed Friday terms for its initial public offering, in which the Salt Lake City-based data and analytics technology services for the health care industry is looking to raise up to $138 million. The company is offering 6 million shares in the IPO, which is expect...

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    FTSE LOSES STRENGTH WHILE US MARKETS NUDGE AHEAD

    Jul 12, 2019

    The FTSE 100 ended the week on a lacklustre note, slipping back to around the 7,500 level with earlier gains wiped out in afternoon trading. Housebuilders and insurers were in vogue while utilities and drug companies struggled on the blue-chip index. US markets fared better, with the S&P 500 up ...

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    STOCKS - DOW TOPS 27,000 AS UNITEDHEALTH SOARS

    Jul 11, 2019

    The Dow hit a new high as it topped 27,000 for the first time on Thursday thanks to a huge gain for health insurance giant UnitedHealth Group and sizable for gains for Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). But stocks overall were mixed. While the Dow industrials finished up 0.85%, the S&...

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    UK BANKS CAN COPE WITH NO-DEAL BREXIT AND TRADE WAR - BOE

    Jul 11, 2019

    British banks hold enough capital to cope with a no-deal Brexit and a global trade war simultaneously, the Bank of England said on Thursday, although a disruptive Brexit would still cause major turbulence for financial markets and the economy. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney also flagged ongoin...

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