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FCA struggles with surge of cryptoasset firm applications

Just three UK-based cryptoasset firms have been registered by the UK financial markets regulator in time for its own January 10 deadline, amidst signs the regulator is struggling to process […]

Tether’s backing could be disclosed later this year

Tether insiders Paolo Ardoino and Stuart Hoegner said they may reveal full details of the reserves backing the controversial digital dollar some time later this year. “We are contemplating providing […]

Trump ups payment app war

The US/China conflict over the future of money has just moved up a notch. Yesterday, outgoing US president Donald Trump signed an executive order banning US users from accessing eight […]

In the thick of payments

Europe’s introduction over two decades ago of a legal framework for new payments technology and electronic forms of money has been credited with making the region a global hotbed of financial technology […]

Gold or bitcoin—which store of value?

One has been around for three billion years, the other for only twelve. Yet supporters of the upstart—bitcoin—say it can beat gold as a vehicle for long-term savings. In the […]