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    Tag: China

    Time to value (by Kingswood)

    19/04/2021

    By Rupert Thompson, Chief Investment Officer at Kingswood Equities continued their strong run last week with global markets gaining a further 0.8% to be up 10.7% since the start of the year.  The US reporting se...

    GLEIF Welcomes Pioneering Advances by China Financial Certification Authority (CFCA) Which Paves the Way for Increased LEI Usage in Mass Market Digital Identity Products

    14/04/2021

    CFCA launches first commercial demo of LEI usage in digital certificates and becomes the first Certification Authority to act as a Validation Agent in the Global LEI System, streamlining LEI issuance with digital ID pro...

    Crypto – popular in the US, Russia, Nigeria and a few other countries

    02/03/2021

    In late 2020 we covered a story with TradingView about some of the most popular assets investors were looking at in 2020. Bitcoin trended highest in California for instance, while Tesla won in Texas. https://twitter...

    The Quantum Dilemma that Banks Must Face

    24/02/2021

    The topic of quantum computing keeps coming up more and more as time goes by. Stories have abounded about Google and Microsoft solving their Quantum Dilemmas, and the Chinese also achieving quantum computer supremacy. H...

    Big regulation for BigTech?

    23/02/2021

    From Basel and Brussels to Brasilia and Beijing, regulators have become increasingly twitchy about the world’s biggest technology companies – ‘BigTech’ – disrupting banking.The expansion of the celebrated US-born GAFA q...

    Reputation vs Value? How did Banks rank in the last 12 months

    01/02/2021

    Brand Value of World’s Largest Banks Contracts for Second Year Running but Reputation Redemption Could Signal Road to Recovery in Pandemic Aftermath (Press Release): Every year, Brand Finance puts 5,000 of the bigges...

    The Launch of China’s Digital Yuan: Innovation or Surveillance?

    21/01/2021

    China is planning to launch the digital version of the Yuan. The digital yuan is an example of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Other central banks like Sweden and Bangladesh, are also planning to issue a digital...

    Will Inflation be the Big Disruptor for Fixed Income in 2021?

    11/01/2021

    With Bitcoin soaring over the festive period, it’s been easy to overlook concerns about Inflation. Should Fixed Income teams in Banks worry about Inflation in 2021? The answer is a definite ‘Yes’. But perhaps not why yo...

    Why did Ant Group not complete its’ IPO? A fight against Fintech monopoly or free speech?

    26/11/2020

    The largest IPO in the history of Capital Markets was supposed to be launched by the Ant group this month. The incredible success story of the Chinese financial services industry was co-founded by Jack Ma, the billionai...

    “Approved for Business” in China, and Ant Group’s $35 billion IPO

    You would be forgiven for thinking during these volatile times that many things that are ‘Tech’ will continue their momentum for the foreseeable future. Nothing else points to this more than the imminent listing of Ant...

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