Tag: UK

Finance
​​Decentralised Finance (DeFi)- a concept that has yet to evolve

Defi is a buzzword that suggests freedom, but paradoxically, the freedom it promises is held back by a lack of regulation. So will governments, public bodies, and large-scale financial and legal institutions ever really turn away from records and ledgers?  Having the ability to conduct one’s affairs, financial business, and contractual business on ‘open-ledgers’, verified […]

4 weeks ago
Crypto TaxRegulation
The UK’s love and hate relationship with crypto

UK’s crypto ambitions Recent reports of the death of crypto appear to be greatly exaggerated, especially in the UK where, despite dire warnings of a crypto meltdown, the banning of Bitcoin ATMs, and the Bank of England’s indifference to CBDC, the Government now wants to power ahead and develop the UK as a leading crypto-financial community. […]

1 month ago
CryptoCryptocurrencies
Inflation and Bitcoin – what does it mean for the daily shop?

BITCOIN – FULL FAT OR SEMI-SKIMMED? Inflation is once again becoming the bogeyman of western economies, the Bitcoin price has nearly halved, interest rates are rising and markets are jumpy but where does that leave the everyday shopper? There’s no doubt that rising inflation is the one thing all governments are keen to avoid – […]

2 months ago
Crypto ATMs
Bitcoin ATMs – A passing trend?

TLDR Remember when crypto was still niche and there was a need for ATMs to buy assets such as Bitcoin? Of course you do. Indeed, the number of (Bitcoin ATMs) had grown from 348 in March 2015 to 37,320 in the latest data, according to CoinATMRadar. However, as the development of the Blockchain has advanced, […]

2 months ago
Crypto
Stablecoin hell and how to survive the next crypto winter

Summary The Terra/Luna debacle has sent shockwaves through the crypto world Stablecoins and crypto stalwarts alike are taking a massive hit Crypto’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month  Over the course of a week in early May, several things happened in quick succession: the algorithmic stablecoin UST, supposedly fixed at one USD, depegged from the dollar. […]

2 months ago

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