Tag Archives: Bitcoin

Bitcoin: the UK and US are clamping down on crypto trading – here’s why it’s not yet a big deal

Where there’s a bit there’s a writ. Novikov Aleksey

Where there’s a bit there’s a writ. Novikov Aleksey Gavin Brown, University of Liverpool The sale and promotion of derivatives of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to amateur investors is being banned in the UK by the financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It is a further blow to the burgeoning cryptocurrency market, coming days after the US authorities indicted …

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What is DeFi and why is it the hottest ticket in cryptocurrencies?

There has been massive growth in decentralised finance in the past three years. ESB Professional

There has been massive growth in decentralised finance in the past three years. ESB Professional Jeremy Eng-Tuck Cheah, Nottingham Trent University One area in cryptocurrencies attracting huge attention is DeFi or decentralised finance. This refers to financial services using smart contracts, which are automated enforceable agreements that don’t need intermediaries like a bank or lawyer and use online blockchain technology …

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