Author: New Money Review Staff

Gold and bitcoin primed for a rebound?

Investors seeking refuge from the equity market meltdown in gold and bitcoin have so far faced losses. But this is a buying opportunity in both assets, say market observers. Amidst […]

UK ponders negative rates on e-cash

When trying to stimulate economies by imposing negative interest rates, central banks run into a problem: they can’t stop money leaking out of the banking system and into cash. Around […]

Ethereum collapse makes MakerDAO insolvent

According to CoinDesk, the MakerDAO protocol that underlies automated lending on the ethereum blockchain has run out of collateral, threatening its solvency. MakerDAO faces an emergency shutdown with $4 million […]

The cross-border payment challenge

Domestic payments—those within a single currency area—are becoming faster, easier and safer. But the opposite is true when payments go global. There are six deep-rooted reasons for the opacity, high […]

India lifts cryptocurrency ban

India’s supreme court has struck down a two-year ban on cryptocurrency use in the country, boosting the prospects for adoption of virtual currencies in the world’s second most populous state. […]

BIS warns on rise of shadow payments

A three-decade global push to tighten anti-money-laundering (AML) rules appears to be running out of road. That’s one conclusion to be drawn from the latest Bank for International Settlements (BIS) […]