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Gibraltar: Amongst the first countries to work towards introduction of cryptocurrency regulations

While traditional financial hubs such as the UK are moving away of cryptocurrency businesses, other destinations begin to emerge on the virtual currency map. The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, which is the leading financial regulator in the aspiring British Overseas Territory, recently announced that it explores introduction of a...
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Business and Investing Strategy

An Introduction to Bitcoin!

Bitcoin has become a frequently discussed topic amongst investors, entrepreneurs and traders. For a simplified explanation: Bitcoin is a digital currency not controlled by a central authority like a central bank or government. It’s created by “miners” using computers to process transactions and collect bitcoin in exchange. Amongst supporters...
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Global Economics

What are the challenges associated with Bitcoin and the future of this cryptocurrency?

The future of bitcoin is vague Bitcoin technology’s future is very unclear. Many have predicted that it is the next big global digital currency, and that it will be able to transform the financial system, due to its technology – Blockchains. However, Bitcoins face several restrictions that could eventually...
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Global Economics

What Donald Trump means for the future of New Zealand?

2016 witnessed one of the most unexpected elections in the United States history. Donald Trump, former television star and real estate businessman, was elected as President despite his lack of political involvement, questionable behaviors and controversial political stances. The result of the election in early November 2016 immediately caused...
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Global Economics

Vietnam backs down over the nuclear energy project signed with Japan & Russia

Vietnam is looking for cheaper alternatives for its energy demand The government of Vietnam has finally decided to abandon the nuclear project signed with Japanese and Russian companies due to high costs, risks for the environment and lower energy consumption. In November 2016, Vietnam’s National Assembly finally decided to...
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