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Crypto-focused Firms

Crypto-focused Firms

Former executives of financial watchdogs are joining crypto-focused firms to help them navigate regulations and attract investments. For example, the former chair of the United States Securities and...

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Invest in Cryptocurrency

Invest in Cryptocurrency

The regulatory landscape around cryptocurrencies is increasingly favouring the ecosystem. For instance, governments are passing laws to encourage firms to offer investors exposure to Bitcoin (BTC),...

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Wealth Managers

Wealth Managers

Planning for your family’s financial future is up there with one of the most important decisions you can ever make. While we would all love to actively manage our own portfolios, the fact of the...

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Investing in top Cryptos

Investing in top Cryptos

Fidelity Investments Drills $20 Million Into Bitcoin Mining Despite the price volatility witnessed in the crypto industry, the appetite to invest in Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and other top...

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Pensions

Pensions

If you are over the age of 66 in the United Kingdom, you may have noticed a slight increase to your state pension payout as new economic policies kicked in starting on April 12th. The pension amount...

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Virtual Currencies

Virtual Currencies

Cryptocurrency investing continues to take a different path and gain attention from unlikely quarters. For example, PSV Eindhoven, a football club based in the Netherlands, joined hands with Anycoin...

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Crypto Investment

Crypto Investment

On August 10, Coinbase published its earnings report for the second quarter of 2021. In the statement, the exchange declared that it made more than $2 billion in revenue. Notably, it painted a...

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Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies

From direct to indirect exposure, more parties are looking for ways to invest in cryptocurrencies. Others are getting involved by investing in crypto-focused start-ups. For example, Andreessen...

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UAE’s Central Bank

UAE’s Central Bank

Crypto Mining Projects Relocating from China to the UAE When the United Arabs Emirates (UAE) unveiled the Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021 three years ago, the target was clear; make heavy use of...

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Green Finance

Green Finance

This summer will mark the United Kingdom’s entry into the world of green bonds, a financial instrument that has been around globally since 2009, but is only now being adopted by Chancellor Rishi...

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POS Systems

POS Systems

Saudi banking leader SABB officially partnered with fintech company Geidea earlier this year to launch a new SoftPOS or software point of sale platform. The system is designed to allow merchants and...

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Global Migration

Global Migration

One of the most valuable properties in the United Kingdom changed hands in February in a deal that kept a relatively low profile, considering the cost of the transaction was £120 million. The...

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China’s Digital Currency

China’s Digital Currency

In a first for a major economy, a concept that was nearly unthinkable just a few years ago has abruptly come to fruition. China has officially created a digital version of its yuan fiat currency...

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Mubadala and U.K

Mubadala and U.K

Just over a year removed from its official Brexit from the European Union and it seems as though the United Kingdom has managed to smooth over its relations with the United Arab Emirates. At the end...

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Investing in the DFM

Investing in the DFM

In America, when you want to invest in a particular company or with a specific exchange, it is as easy as setting up an investment account with your bank or other financial institution, putting...

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Corporate Tax Rate

Corporate Tax Rate

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen recently called on governments around the world to join the US in instituting a global corporate minimum tax rate. The suggestion came as she side-stepped discussions...

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Sukuk Islamic Bonds

Sukuk Islamic Bonds

In the UAE, bonds are an important part of the investment space, as many investors look to safety and security, when an economy is growing as quickly as Dubai is. In America, bonds are typically...

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Expats in the UAE

Expats in the UAE

What can expats do in terms of investing? It is a common question in the investment world as nationality and citizenship do play a role in how certain countries allow investing, especially in terms...

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Gold and BitCoin

Gold and BitCoin

The global financial markets have experienced as much uncertainty as they have since the last financial crisis in 2009. This year has been a difficult one, to say the least, and while investors have...

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Dubai Bond Market

Dubai Bond Market

In its first official dip into the public bond markets in six years, Dubai has signalled to the rest of the world that it is finally feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its tourism and...

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Investors flock to Gold

Investors flock to Gold

Historically, gold and other precious metals have been a safety net for investors who are looking to shield their money from the volatility of an uncertain stock market. Our current financial...

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Wealth Management

Wealth Management

Financial planning involves the effective management of investment resources in the form of advice, products, and services to help affluent clients and investors manage, build, and protect their...

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin

The stock market was not the only tumultuous ride for investors last year, as cryptocurrency markets have experienced the same turbulence of late. What used to be a hedge against uncertainty, has...

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Investing as a Woman

Investing as a Woman

Where Do You Start? The journey of investment is one that we should all dive into. Many women are looking forward to making their first investment but keep putting it off because it never “seems...

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