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Bitcoin focused Fintech Firm Blockstream Reports that Recent BTC Price Correction Is One of 2021’s Mildest

Bitcoin-focused Fintech firm Blockstream has published its Markets Weekly report., Blockstream‘s report, dated December 3, 2021, notes that Fidelity has established a new BTC ETF in Canada, while GS is considering BTC lending. As mentioned in the report, VanEck has filed for a mining ETF,… Read More

Kraken Intelligence Explains Why You May Consider Running a Bitcoin (BTC) Full-Node

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that the beauty of the Bitcoin (BTC) network is that “anyone can participate in it without permission.” However, primarily out of convenience, most Bitcoin users “don’t run nodes and instead trust third parties such as centralized exchanges and wallet providers… Read More

CBDCs or Central Bank Digital Currencies May Completely Transform Global Economy: Report

Payments are faster and easier than ever before, the Chainalysis team writes in a blog post. As taps and texts continue to overtake cash and checks, they’re “increasingly digital, too,” the Chainalysis team adds while noting that thanks to the blockchain or distributed ledger tech… Read More

Fintech, Digital Commerce, Logistics Expected to Lead to Solid Economic Growth in the Phillipines: Report

The time is “ripe” for the Philippines to take its place on the global stage as an important player in the technology space, according to a new report. The Philippines’ local technology market is still developing: While a digital economic gap currently exists, there’s strong… Read More

Robocash Shares High-Yield Investment Strategies for UK Investors: Report

The Robo.cash team has published an update that covers (what they claim to be) high-yield investments in the United Kingdom. Robo.cash aims to introduce people to different “safe, high yield investments, what they offer and how to go about them.” As mentioned in the update,… Read More

Bitcoin and Ethereum Balances on Crypto Exchanges Keep Falling, Could Drive Prices Higher: Report

In Kraken’s last two Crypto On-Chain Digest reports (End of Summer Sale and SHOCKTOBER), they had pointed out that a supply shock, driven by long-term holders, might push Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) prices considerably higher than current levels. Well, price followed through and the… Read More

UK Finance Shares Future Strategy for Open Banking Payments Adoption: Report

UK Finance notes in an update that it brought the payments industry together to “consider the future opportunity for open banking payments and how the market could collaboratively shape that future.” There are now more than 2.5 million Open Banking payments every month compared to… Read More

Real Estate Report: Typical UK House Prices have Surpassed £250K for First Time Ever

The Nationwide House Price Index for the UK reveals that the price of a typical home has exceeded £250,000 “for the first time.” As noted in a blog post by Blend Network, the annual house price growth “remained close to double digits for the sixth… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Robo.cash Says Peer to Peer Loans are Creating Competition for Traditional Banking Services: Report

Croatian peer-to-peer lender Robo.cash says that P2P loans increase competition with traditional banking. Robo.cash writes in a blog post that European nations with stable and developed economies are leading “in terms of consumer and business lending.” The complete digitalization of the financing process “becomes one… Read More

Security Token Market Releases Tokenized Stock Arbitrage Report for October 2021

The team at Security Token Market (STM), which is focused on supporting blockchain-based security tokens, has released their Tokenized Stock Arbitrage Report for October 2021. As noted in the report from STM, FTX has seen “record-high” trading volumes. It’s been an “electric month” for tokenized… Read More

ID Verification Platform Trulioo Reports that 87% of Compliance Professionals Say Digital Identity More Important Now Following COVID Outbreak

Following a massive $394M Series D round earlier this year to establish the foundation for greater financial inclusion, international ID verification Fintech Trulioo is “strengthening pathways to create a more inclusive and trust-oriented digital economy,” according to an update shared with CI. With the ability… Read More

Female Investors Active on P2P Lending Platform Robocash Grew from 20% in 2019 to 34% in 2021, Company Reports

Croatian peer-to-peer lender Robo.cash has shared corporate statistics, which highlight the social and geographic shifts of investors and their response to the growing market potential. The Robo.cash platform has “significantly expanded its active investor base in 2021, representing a more than 70% growth,” the company… Read More

Fintech Funding Report: Over $31B in Global Funding was Acquired by Financial Technology Initiatives During Q3 2021

A report from CBInsights reveals that $31.1B in global funding was acquired by Fintech startups during Q3 2021—which is the “second-highest quarter ever.” Despite falling around 16% when compared to the past quarter’s record levels, financing remains elevated in the Fintech venture space. This last… Read More

Bitcoin, Altcoins Surge to New All-Time Highs, Ethereum Network Demand Surges, Kraken Reports

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that the month of October 2021 has been dubbed “UPtober” by many in the cryptocurrency markets as the Bitcoin (BTC) price and that of Ethereum (ETH), as well as other major altcoins surged to new all-time highs…. Read More

Global B2B Non-Cash Transactions Set to Increase at 10.2% CAGR to Reach Almost 200B Transfers by 2025: Report

The World Payments Report from Capgemini has looked into the major trends, drivers, opportunities, and risks that are transforming the financial services sector. The report mainly focuses on the beginning of a new era, called ‘Payments 4.X’, an experience-driven environment that’s leading to greater industry… Read More

Payments Supported by Open Banking to Surpass $116B in 2026, Up from Only $4B in 2021: Report

Open Banking is driving the “largest disruptors” in the virtual banking market, BaaS (Banking-as-a-Service) and embedded finance, by serving as an “enabler for delivery of these concepts,” according to a report from Juniper Research. As noted in a whitepaper, shared by Juniper Research: “While the… Read More

European Asset Managers are Expected to Deploy Capital at Accelerated Pace, October Reveals

Asset managers are set to deploy capital at an accelerated rate, according to an update from European online lender October. Despite the global 2020 Covid-19 outbreak and resulting socioeconomic uncertainty, the asset management sector is going strong, if not stronger, the team at October reveals…. Read More

Bitcoin Miners are Holding for the Long-Term, Kraken Intelligence Reports

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that after a “predictably underwhelming” September in the crypto-asset markets, “history was made in October as BTC hit new all-time highs.” Kraken wrote in an extensive report that, as foreshadowed last month, data “indicates that a supply… Read More

Fintech Is Increasingly being Embedded where Financial Info, Money Is Involved: Report

Plaid and The Harris Poll have released a report, titled The Fintech Effect: Fintech’s Mass Adoption Moment. The report noted that as Fintech adoption approaches “parity” with traditional banking (95% of consumers are banked), it’s also become the main way that most consumers manage their… Read More

Mature P2P Lending Platforms in Europe to Recover Over 9% Above Average, Robocash Reports

During the market recovery following the Coronavirus crisis, European peer-to-peer platforms that emerged by 2017 have managed to rebound “at above-market growth rate,” according to a report from Robo.cash. The Croatian P2P lender noted that “calm upward trend is supported by a 2% increase in… Read More

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