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Southeast Asia’s Internet Economy To Reach $1 Trillion By 2030

Internet economy in Southeast Asia (SEA) is galloping and expected to reach $1 trillion by 2030 as the region entered digital decade.

PayPal To Explore Its Own Stablecoin Amid Crypto Push

PayPal Holdings Inc. is exploring the possibility of launching its stablecoin pegged to the value of the US dollar. Stablecoin cryptocurrencies derive...
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How Covid-19 Boosted The Use Of Internet Banking In Albania

Albanian citizens performed an average of 400,000 transactions per month using internet banking services in 2021. The monthly...
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Digital Euro: New Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Payments

The European Central Bank has been carrying on analysis to assess the potential of the digital euro as a complement tool of...

Major Wave Of Fintech Financial Inclusivity

Fintech is a portmanteau for Financial Technology and is a relatively recent concept. It is often associated with financial institutions that deliver...
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Understanding India’s Ban on Cryptocurrencies

In November 2021, the Indian Government banned cryptocurrencies by proposing The Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2021.  
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Indonesia’s Ride-Sharing Companies In The Race For Digital Banking Expansion

GoJek, one of Indonesia's biggest ride-sharing companies, has acquired Indonesia's Bank Artos in 2019. GoJek is now managed...

The Global Tax Deal for the Digital Age

The global tax deal or the global minimum tax deal will end tax competition between attracting foreign investments and the governments.  

Nubank to Potentially Surpass Brazil’s Top Traditional Lender Through an IPO

Nubank is targeting a valuation of over $50.6 billion for its IPO in the United States. If Nubank secures the expected valuation,...

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Thailand’s Cryptocurrencies Tax Expected To Be Ready by January-End

Thailand's Revenue Department is currently working on a law to collect 15% capital gains tax from growing cryptocurrencies trading.

Heatwave Hits Corn, Soybean Crops In Brazil And Argentina

Massive heatwave hits southern Brazil and northern Argentina with temperatures hovering around 50°C endangering people and agricultural production. This heatwave is due...

Blackstone Plows $3 Billion In CDPQ And Invenergy As Equity Investment

U.S. investment firm Blackstone Inc. will invest $3 billion in CDPQ and Invenergy Renewables Holdings as equity investment. Blackstone...
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Southeast Asia’s Internet Economy To Reach $1 Trillion By 2030

Internet economy in Southeast Asia (SEA) is galloping and expected to reach $1 trillion by 2030 as the region entered digital decade.

Monster Energy Drives Into Alcohol Market With CANarchy Craft Brewery Purchase

Energy drink company Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST) purchased craft beverage and hard seltzer manufacturer CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective LLC. The companies have also...

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Branson Beats Bezos In The Billionaire Space Race

Billionaire Richard Branson recently entered the billionaire space race when his Virgin Galactic took flight. Branson beat Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to...

New High Yield Bond Ratings November 9 – November 13, 2020

At least 13 companies received downgrades or revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of November 9 – November 13,...

India Lends A Hand To Sri Lanka During Times Of Distress

Sri Lanka is in the middle of a deepening financial crisis. With essential resources depleting and inflation rising, the island nation is...

China Puts Pressure on Audio Platform Ximalaya to file for Hong Kong IPO

China's most powerful audio platform Ximalaya announced it would not proceed with its plans for a US IPO. Instead, the audio platform...

Blackstone Appoints New Managing Directors in San Francisco Office

Photo: TechCrunch Blackstone Group has announced the appointment of investment professionals Ramzi Ramsey and Mike Kirkman as their...