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Bitcoin bonanza amid COVID-19 crisis

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
... Corrado told Financial Standard. "In the dramatic decline, we saw a large number of investors rush to exit, selling both Crypto and their ETF holdings (with a small amount of investors opting to remain invested). "A large number of investors have seen ...

Increased customers, incoming crypto: Raiz

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2020
As the world's businesses contract, mobile investment platform Raiz has seen an influx of customers as it prepares to launch a cryptocurrency product. In the first three months of 2020, Raiz saw an increase of 3741 customers, despite global market volatility ...

Hermes handbags an emerging asset class for UHNWs

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
There's now an index that tracks the value of collectable Hermes bags and they returned 13% in 2019, beating annual returns of other collectables like cars, jewellery, art and rare whisky. Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index, for the first time, added ...

Blockchain startup raises $68m, ordered to return funds

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against a blockchain startup, after it raised $68 million through an unregistered "initial coin offering". Enigma MPC, based in San Francisco and Israel, raised approximately $68 million ...

Technology to transform coming decades

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2020
New technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, blockchain and the internet of things (IoT) are set to radically transform and disrupt markets and economies. That's according to the latest research from KPMG and the Australian National ...

RBA crushes hopes of Libra launch

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020
The Reserve Bank of Australia will not allow tech giant Facebook to launch its cryptocurrency Libra in Australia until all risks and regulatory requirements have been mitigated. And even if these regulatory requirements were met there wouldn't be ...

ASIC takes action against former AMP adviser

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 5 DEC 2019
ASIC commenced civil proceedings against a former authorised representative of AMP accused of operating an unregistered managed investment scheme and using investor funds for themselves. The corporate regulator has taken action against former financial ...

China backs blockchain, Bitcoin soars

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 29 OCT 2019
Bitcoin increased its market cap by $55 billion after Chinese President Xi Jinping said China must "seize the opportunity" for blockchain technology. "We must take blockchain as an important breakthrough for independent innovation of core technologies ...

Major super funds caught in fraud scandal

ELIZA BAVIN, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
Several of Australia's largest superannuation funds were targeted by an online fraud syndicate which siphoned millions from share-trading and super accounts. A Melbourne woman appeared in court yesterday after allegedly taking part in an online ...

Fintech off to slow start in 2019: KPMG

KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
Following record investments in 2018, Australia's fintech sector saw a subdued investment trend in the first half of this year. The number of fintech deals and total global investment in fintech dropped in 1H19, a result due primarily to the lack of ...