As Bitcoin marks its tenth anniversary on 31 October one financial expert has predicted that the cryptocurrency is set to wane in significance as the overall market continues to expand.
A partnership between a banking consortium and technology companies is set to launch a blockchain and digital currency initiative in Africa.
Biometrics will be used instead of passwords in banking as soon as 2019, says data and analytics company GlobalData, as banks step up efforts in the war against fraud.
The Etherium price will, according to an expert in art technology, reach $500 by the end of 2018.
The UK’s leading retail payment authority Pay.UK has announced a new service that will provide significant added protection for online bank payments.
Each of Rupert Murdoch’s children is set to receive at least $2bn from the sale of 21st Century Fox to Disney, making two of them the new world’s youngest billionaires.
Cybersecurity professional salary has increased by 6% in just one year, double the UK national average of 2.9%.
The Federal Reserve, the central banking system of the United States, hiked its interest rate at its September 2018 meeting to a range of 2-2.25%.
Blockchain experts have launched scathing criticism at economist Nouriel Roubini over his testimony at a US Senate Committee hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Dubai citizens and residents will soon be able to make everyday payments using a digital currency.
The UK accounting watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), is to consider whether auditors should be banned completely from providing consulting work for companies or organisations they audit.
An “oversized” finance sector in the UK cost £4.5tn in lost growth potential between 1995 and 2015, says research from Sheffield University’s Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI).
Mobile broker Pelican today announced its latest funding round as it continues to tempt cautious millennial investors into the stock market with its social trading app.
Local bank branch and ATM closures will have the most impact on lower-income families, as the UK moves towards a cashless society.
Across five countries in five continents – China, the US, Russia, South Africa and Brazil – and five of the highest-paid careers in mining (drilling operations director, site manager, engineer, geologist and health and safety coordinator) this discrepancy is obvious.
Advances in technologies such as blockchain, AI and 3D printing will result in significant trade growth over the next decade, according to Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Payment infrastructure technology company SIA has become the leading Central and Southeastern Europe card processing provider following the acquisition of First Data Corporation’s card processing business.
Insurance and healthcare group Bupa has been fined £175,000 for failing to protect customer data after an employee attempted to sell personal data of 547,000 Bupa customers on the dark web.
Experts from the UK government and the City have warned that another financial crisis will happen and is just a question of when and how bad it will be.
Goldman Sachs UK has ramped up its efforts to transition from Wall Street to the High Street.
Half of all millionaire CEOs are self-made according to a study of those that hold the ‘chief executive’ job title.
Canadian mining company Barrick Gold has agreed an $18.3bn acquisition of Randgold Resources, which will create the world’s largest gold company valued in excess of $24bn.
A completely cashless Sweden may become a reality sooner than expected.
About $60m worth of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has been stolen from Zaif, as the Japan-based company becomes the latest victim of hacks targeting cryptocurrency exchanges.
On Monday evening, the White House announced that it would be imposing new trade tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports, as the US-China trade war heats up.
Zimbabwe could be the latest country to establish its own cryptocurrency.
Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has warned that a no-deal Brexit could wipe 35% off the United Kingdom’s housing market.
Ten years on if you are wondering will there be another Lehman Brothers corporate collapse, the likely answer is no, but the same can’t be said for a potential financial crisis.
Around 90% of European companies expect their IT budgets to grow or remain the same during 2019, with the largest factor for upgrading being outdated infrastructure.
Since the beginning of 2018, 250 free ATM closures, on average, took place each month in the UK.