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North America

VC Firm Andra Capital is Selling a ‘Silicon Valley’ Cryptocurrency

Andra Capital, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm, has announced its own token: Silicon Valley Coin (SVC). The company plans to issue it via...

Green Investors Start to Shun US Treasuries

ESG mandates come in different shades of green with some excluding even the most popular asset classes. One high-impact exclusion zone is the $14.4...

Weaker Economic Conditions Take Toll on Islamic Finance Growth

The global Islamic finance industry will continue to grow at a comparably slow rate of around 5% in 2019 and 2020 in terms of...

Cryptocurrency Shines as US Mortgage Debt Exceeds 2008 Levels

The total outstanding US mortgage debt has exceeded a staggering $15.8 trillion with no signs of slowing down, according to data sourced from the...

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Labs Donates $1 Million to UNICEF on Blockchain...

Ethereum Classic Labs has donated $1 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a United Nations agency saddled with the responsibility of offering...

S&P Projects $170Bn Sukuk Issuance in 2020, Qatar Key Player in...

The return of GCC country issuers to the market, high levels of liquidity in Indonesia, Turkey’s efforts to tap all available financing sources, and...