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Crypto custodian coming to Australia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
... shards, which are distributed to multiple trusted parties," Roennfeldt said. "By utilising ultrasecure multi-party computation ("MPC") technology to manage the encrypted shards, blockchain transactions can be signed securely without ever having to refer ...

Chief economist update: UK not there yet

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
... England's (BOE) decision to keep current monetary policy settings unchanged at its June monetary policy committee meeting. "The MPC voted unanimously to maintain Bank Rate at 0.1%... and to maintain the stock of sterling non-financial investment-grade ...

Chief economist update: BOE not letting its guard down

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAR 2021
... meeting ending on 17 March 2021, the Committee judged that the existing stance of monetary policy remains appropriate. The MPC voted unanimously to maintain Bank Rate at 0.1%. The Committee voted unanimously for the Bank of England to maintain the stock ...

Chief economist update: NIRP embedded in BOE forecasts

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
... that it would be appropriate to start the preparations to provide the capability to do so if necessary in the future. The MPC therefore agreed to request that the PRA [Prudential Regulation Authority] should engage with PRA-regulated firms to ensure ...

Chief economist update: RBA negative on negative interest rate policy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
... speculation in Australia comes soon after the Bank of England (BOE) divulge in its September 17 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) report that: "The MPC had been briefed on the Bank of England's plans to explore how a negative bank rate could be implemented ...

Blockchain startup raises $68m, ordered to return funds

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
... 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 (US$45 million) from the sale of 75 million of its digital ...

Chief economist update: UK is now Bailey's baby

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
... growth was clocked at 2.9% (in the year to the June 2013 quarter), it slowed to 1.3% (September 2019 quarter). The January 2020 MPC forecasts estimate growth to slow to 1.25% for the full-year 2019 before slowing yet again to 0.75% this year. Similarly ...

Aussie IPOs outperform benchmark

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020
... year included much-hyped consumer lender Latitude, which failed in its second listing attempt, as well as coal seam gas firm MPC Kinetic, property platform PropertyGuru and Boost Juice parent company RetailZoo.

Chief economist update: Brexit - the news that was

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020
... target. Much hinges on the speed with which domestic confidence returns. As is entirely appropriate, there is a debate at the MPC over the relative merits of near term stimulus to reinforce the expected recovery in UK growth and inflation." Needless ...

Chief economist update: Brexit la la la

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
... has appreciated. These agreements are expected to remove some of the uncertainty facing businesses and households, and the MPC projects that UK GDP growth will pick up during 2020," BOE said. Then again, the BOE's is prepared for the worst and is ...
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