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FS Live Blog: 2017 AFA National Adviser Conference
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  TUESDAY, 10 OCT 2017
... that financial advisers need to think of AI as augmented intelligence, not artificial intelligence. He also said that bitcoin can potentially help solve the crisis of trust in finance, thanks to the more transparent and immediate nature of bitcoin technology. ...
Digital assets overlooked in estate planning
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2017
Research from two Australian universities found that overlooking digital assets in estate planning could have dire implications for business owners. Most Australians (71%) are unaware of what would happen to their digital assets when they pass away ...
Fintech future lies in a winning ecosystem: Reinventure
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2017
... blockchain service provider DigitalX will see almost 3000 existing ATMs across Australia equipped with updates that will allow Bitcoin holders to buy and sell the digital currency. The machines will be operated as "two-way" ATMs, meaning that holders ...
Financial advisers should consider bitcoin as an asset class: Dunworth
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2017
... record-highs when it started trading above USD$1680 against the US dollar. As at May this year, the total market cap of the bitcoin market has more than doubled to US$23 billion since it hit the US$10 billion mark just three years ago. Australia-born ...
Aussie fintech maintains strength
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 24 FEB 2017
... in 2016. The report also forecasts the tipping point in Blockchain investment, noting that global venture investment in bitcoin and blockchain technologies reached a high of US$543.6M in 2016, compared to US$441M in 2015. "The deceleration in deal count ...
ASX blockchain move defensive: Professor
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2016
... questions we ask are whether the non-functional characteristics of the technology up to the task. If you take something like bitcoin, I believe it processes something like 50 to 60,000 and up to 250,000 transactions a day - a sixth of what the ASX did ...
Further fintech reform on cards
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAR 2016
... facilitate new products and better consumer outcomes; and addressing the 'double GST' treatment of digital currencies such as bitcoin. Morrison said Treasury is working closely with the government's new fintech advisory group and the FinTech Australia ...
ASX partners with US tech firm for new trade platform
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2016
... current clearing and settlement service, CHESS. Similar to the "blockchain" distributed ledger used with cryptocurrency Bitcoin, this new platform "may be able to significantly simplify and speed-up post-trade processing," according to the ASX statement. ...
ASIC stops Bitcoin miner discussing IPO
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 16 FEB 2015
ASIC has issued a stop order prohibiting Bitcoin Group from discussing its intention to IPO prior to submitting a prospectus. Bitcoin Group is a "miner" of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. This entails using software to solve complex mathematical problems ...
Bitcoin exchange goes live
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 21 OCT 2014
Bitcoin enthusiasts who want to trade the controversial cryptocurrency in a formal setting can now do so, with the launch of Independent Reserve's Bitcoin exchange. The exchange, which is based in Sydney, goes live today. Independent Reserve chief executive ...