Author: New Money Review Staff

Hard assets hit new highs

The slump in the US dollar is beginning to accelerate. The gold price leapt to a new all-time high in early trading on Monday 27 July, with silver and bitcoin […]

Twitter hack leads to coinjoin spat

Wednesday’s dramatic Twitter hack has led to a spat between a firm of cryptocurrency investigators and a provider of bitcoin privacy software. More than a fifth of the funds raised […]

Brazil blocks Facebook’s payments push

Brazil’s central bank has put an apparent stop to Facebook’s payments plans in the country only a week after the tech giant announced the launch of a new WhatsApp-based digital […]

Facebook launches digital payments in Brazil

There’s no sign of a let-up in tech mogul Mark Zuckerberg’s push into payments. Facebook announced today that its WhatsApp messenger service has started offering in-app digital payments for users […]

Covid wipes out cash

The rate of spread of coronavirus through the human population may be slowing, but the pandemic seems well on the way to claiming another permanent victim: physical cash. That seems […]

EU falling short on fintech regulations

Two key European Union laws—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5)—are hindering the future growth of financial technology (‘fintech’) and blockchain businesses in the […]