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Bitcoin Will Become the New Gold, but It…

Philippe Ghanem – Chairman, SquaredFinancial  In recent weeks Bitcoin hit US$41,000 as the leading cryptocurrency continues to make headlines with a global investment bank predicting it will, eventually, become the new gold.  We believe BTC…

Analysis of Major Investment Risks in 2021

Analysis of Major Investment Risks in 2021

Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations, has provided a bold and, given 2020, perhaps surprisingly optimistic forecast for the markets in…

Cryptocurrencies Rally

From Science Fiction to Reality: Are Central Bank…

What are they? Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) have been in and out of the news over the past few years but there’s still some confusion as to what they are, what they’re for, and…

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Unlocking Data Silos to Reach the Promised Land…

With mountains of market data, historical prices, and transactions data stored in disparate systems, securities and investment firms are shifting from a focus on collecting data to extracting value from it. A December 2019 paper…

Equity Market Innovation Leads to Venue Proliferation

Several startups are planning to launch either new venues or order types, and even listing standards, to solve problems in US equity trading. At last month’s SIFMA Equity Market Structure conference, executives with the following three…