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Canada shares higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 1.34%

18.04.2018, 20:51

Canada equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Energy, Materials and Healthcare sectors propelled shares higher.

Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 2.01%

18.04.2018, 20:43

Brazil equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

Are We All Going To Start Using Digital Currencies Sooner Than We Think?

18.04.2018, 20:22

In today’s digital currency landscape, we see a few clear use cases emerging. For example, Bitcoin is a store-of-value (i.e. ‘digital gold’), Ethereum is a smart contracting platform and Ripple is a digital asset for settlements. However, no existing digital currencies are widely used as a means of payment. We sat down with COTI’s CEO Shahaf Bar-Geffen to understand how they are building a genuine framework for mass digital currency payments.

Cryptos Inch Up; Samsung Eyes Blockchain Technology

17.04.2018, 12:07

Bitcoin and other virtual coins were slightly higher on Tuesday as South Korean electronics giant Samsung (KS:005930) looks to blockchain for its global supply chain.

Barclays Is Said to Be Sounding Out Clients About Trading Crypto

17.04.2018, 11:56

Barclays (LON:BARC) Plc has been gauging clients’ interest in the British bank starting a cryptocurrency trading desk, potentially joining Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). in pioneering a new business on Wall Street, according to people with knowledge of the matter