Posts Tagged Markets


Is Bitcoin A Risk To Wider Financial Markets? – Forbes

Forbes Is Bitcoin A Risk To Wider Financial Markets?ForbesIt's up, it's down, it bounces all around. But what of those who are not invested in Bitcoin? Those who are looking forward to 2018 and wondering what will happen in 'normal' financial markets – does Bitcoin matter to them? Possibly. There has been … bitcoin – […]

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Global Economic Outlook: Markets Await Fed Rates Statement

Global markets are cautious going into today (Wednesday’s) Federal Open Market Committee rates announcement. While many believe that the Fed may now back out of rates increases, US employment gains and calmer markets suggest the FOMC may be preparing to crank rates again. This post is powered by the Bitcoin Trading Network xbt.social – CCN29 […]

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China Shuts down Day’s Stock Trading after Markets Crash; Bitcoin Not Impacted, Yet

Chinese shares experienced their worst ever start to a year after Chinese stock markets plunged 7% in their opening session of 2016 on Monday. It began with an initial halt of CSI-300 Futures (Chinese Securities Index) for 15-minutes at a 5 percent level, a move that failed to stop the retreat. When the market re-opened […]

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Kynetix Launches Blockchain Consortium for Commodities Markets

Kynetix, a post-trade technology company, is putting together a consortium to look into the use of distributed ledger technology in commodities markets. UK-based Kynetix, a firm that deals in commodity post-trade technology platforms has launched a consortium focusing on integrating blockchain technology into commodities post-trades and mainstream financial services. The firm announced an inaugural meeting […]

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NRI to consult on Vietnam capital markets project

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., (NRI) a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement … Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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Two Years After Silk Road’s Fall, Darknet Drug Markets Thrive

Two years after the FBI shut down Silk Road, online drug markets are alive and growing, thanks to the Tor browser and virtual currency, reports US News & World Report. Darknet markets offer greater product reliability and less risk of violence than physical encounters with drug dealers. Darknets average $ 300,000 to $ 500,000 in […]

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China Devalues the Yuan, Jolts Global Markets

China devalued the yuan today in a move that caught global markets by surprise. Policy makers have increased efforts to support exporters and, going forward, hope to increase the role of market pricing in Asia’s largest economy. The Peoples’ Bank of China cut its 1-day rate by 1.9% and, thereby, triggered yuan/dollar devaluation – the […]

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