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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up 27 April 2018

Posted: 27 April 2018 6:14 pm
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What's going on in cryptocurrency?

The future of privacy, world first corporate loan, Moody's on remittances, ASIC on ICOs, crypto-crazy countries and weekly price round-up.

1. Privacy itself – on the blockchain

Privacy is a hot topic and the future of the concept is heating up.

On the blockchain.

2. €75 million on the blockchain

A world first corporate loan has been issued, processed one end to the other using DLT.

It showcases an interesting combination of public and private blockchains.

3. Remittances: Own the blockchain

Moody's has some dire warnings for banks and businesses that don't innovate fast enough.

Conservative estimates suggest that most people would prefer not to pay more than they have to given the choice.

4. ASIC: "On the blockchain... "

ASIC is taking a closer look at ICOs, and how to best get them under Australian regulations.

The trick seems to be by getting them under Australian regulations.

5. Countries and the blockchain

A few factors tie together the most cryptocurrency-enthusiastic countries.

Unwavering confidence in existing financial systems is not one of them.

6. Biggest movers on the blockchain

Some coins worked hard but lost a lot of weight, while others packed on the £s.

Disclosure: At the time of writing the author holds ETH, IOTA, ICX, VEN, XLM, BTC, NANO

Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade. Cryptocurrencies are speculative, complex and involve significant risks – they are highly volatile and sensitive to secondary activity. Performance is unpredictable and past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Consider your own circumstances, and obtain your own advice, before relying on this information. You should also verify the nature of any product or service (including its legal status and relevant regulatory requirements) and consult the relevant Regulators' websites before making any decision. Finder, or the author, may have holdings in the cryptocurrencies discussed.

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