Why Korea has first-world economy and developing-market currency – Moneyweb.co.za

South Korea has cast off most of the trappings of a developing economy over the past decade, but it is heading into the 2020s with a currency that is still distinctly emerging market. The Korean won can only be directly exchanged with the dollar and the Chinese currency, with trading overseas limited to the yuan […]

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High-Tech Korea Heads Into 2020s Clinging to Old-School Currency – Yahoo Finance Australia

View photos (Bloomberg) — South Korea is headed into the 2020s with an emerging-market currency, even after casting off most of the other trappings of a developing economy over the past decade. The exports powerhouse is a global leader in technology and home to consumer brands that are known around the world. Its per capita […]

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Morgan Stanley fined $22.2M for manipulating French and Belgian government bonds prices – Compliance Week

According to AMF, Morgan Stanley manipulated 14 French government bonds (OAT) and eight Belgian bonds (OLO). It also manipulated the price of an OAT futures contract, AMF said. On June 16, 2015, within less than fifteen minutes—between 9:29 am and 9:44 am—the European Government Bonds Desk at Morgan Stanley “aggressively purchased” a significant number of […]

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Digital Asset raises $35 million to target smart contracts – Ledger Insights

Today blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings announced a Series C funding of $35 million. This brings cumulative funds raised to $150 million since its 2014 founding. The firm, best known for the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) settlement project, has a long list of existing backers that include Accenture, ASX, Broadridge, Citi, Deutsche Börse, DTCC, JP […]

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Bitcoin Derivatives – What are They and How Do They… – ChainBits

Bitcoin has had a history of volatility since its inception in 2009, but things are starting to change in the cryptocurrency world, and most people would say these changes are for the better. There are obvious reasons as to why having Bitcoin become a stable cryptocurrency is a good thing. Most importantly, it is necessary […]

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OKEx Partners with Blockchain-Based e-Contract Platform FirmaChain – PRNewswire

VALLETTA, Malta, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OKEx (www.okex.com), the world’s largest spot and futures digital asset exchange by trading volume, today announced a partnership with FirmaChain, a blockchain-based electronic contract platform. Through this partnership, customers can use OKEx’s global utility token, OKB, for purchases on FirmaChain. In addition, FirmaChain’s FCT token will be listed on […]

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OKEx Partners with Blockchain-Based e-Contract Platform FirmaChain – Yahoo Finance

OKEx to list FirmaChain’s FCT token, while FirmaChain will accept the exchange’s utility token OKB for e-contract services VALLETTA, Malta, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OKEx (www.okex.com), the world’s largest spot and futures digital asset exchange by trading volume, today announced a partnership with FirmaChain, a blockchain-based electronic contract platform. Through this partnership, customers can use […]

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