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SMSFs and instos driving crypto exchange growth
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2018
... now choosing to enter the market. "Factors like the new regulation by AUSTRAC, emerging ETFs and crypto hedge funds, new bitcoin futures, and the growing mainstream acceptance of bitcoin as an asset have given institutional and SMSF investors a level ...
Bitcoin bubble will burst in 2018: Survey
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2018
The latest Financial Standard spot poll result sees an end to the bitcoin bubble in 2018. About 40% of respondents are betting the days of the bitcoin phenomenon are numbered, while 29% predict Australia will lift interest rates by 25 percentage points. ...
IOSCO issues caution over ICOs
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2018
... technology. They're usually sold to investors by auction or through subscription in return for a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin or ether. IOSCO points out the transaction can also be in exchange for government-backed or official fiat currency such as ...
Aussie crypto fund opens to wholesale investors
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2018
... Arians and expert analyst Tim Johnston, alongside Wall Street finance veteran Henrik Andersson and chief executive of bitcoin.com.au Rupert Hackett. An Apollo statement said: "With two decades of crypto experience between them as well as subject matter ...
Global wealth manager champions embattled digital currencies
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JAN 2018
... the launch of deVere Crypto which will allow users to store, transfer and exchange five major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and ethereum. The announcement came on the same day prices for almost all digital currencies fell; bitcoin dropped below ...
Global online trading firm rolls out bitcoin derivatives in Australia
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2018
A US-based global provider of online trading services is introducing its bitcoin offering to Australian retail and institutional investors. The GAIN Capital service will allow investors to trade bitcoin as either an over-the-counter (OTC) derivative ...
Industry names team up for cryptocurrency fund
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 DEC 2017
... commence trading on 1 January 2018 with a minimal investment of US$100,000. The launch coincides with news that the price of Bitcoin plummeted on Tuesday by 15% to US$15,580 when a rival exchange, Coinbase, announced it would be making the buying, selling ...
Financial Standard journalist recognised in press awards
STAFF WRITER  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2017
... are beginning to see dramatic changes in the financial industry in Asia Pacific as the disruptive forces of blockchain, bitcoin and fintech begin to take hold. We believe journalists play a vital role in helping everyone keep informed of the latest developments ...
Cryptocurrency interest underwhelming: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2017
... investing in virtual currency. An overwhelming number of respondents (63%) have no plans to trade in cryptocurrency such as bitcoin and ethereum. A small number (17%) however, are curious about digital currency and plan to transact in some form of cryptocurrency ...
Aussie fintech usage surges
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2017
... example, is an artificial intelligence system that answers simple business queries via data analysis. Another is Coinbase, a bitcoin wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact.