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Big Tech is Making Cryptocurrency More Accessible Than Ever

The four horsemen of the technology world — Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google — have long been known as the main drivers of tech...

Cryptocurrency ETFs Under Active Consideration, Says SEC Chair

The Securities and Exchange Commission is actively working on regulations that might one day permit crypto versions of ETFs, chairman Jay Clayton has said. Mr...

G7 will Oppose Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency until Adequate Regulations Are in...

Facebook appears to be facing a big hurdle to its Libra cryptocurrency project. Finance ministers and central bankers from seven of the world’s largest...

New U.S. Islamic Robo-Advisor Targets Gap in Market with Goal-Based Investing

“Traditional robo-advisors in the U.S. like Ellevest offer goal-based accounts and their AuM is north of $635 million. This proves the market for goal-based...

First Green Bond to Secure Drinking Water by Buying Forests Proposed

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is preparing an innovative $31 million US municipal green bond, believed to be the first to buy and protect forests...

BNEF: Green Bond Issuance Broke Records in September 2020

More than $50bn of green bonds were issued globally in September, making it a record month despite the economic impact of Covid-19, BloombergNEF has...