Monthly Archives: December 2018

Opera Launches a cryptocurrency wallet in its Android browser

Ethereum

Web browser Opera has launched a built-in cryptocurrency wallet on its Android app. The company announced on Thursday at a blockchain event in London. The wallet will first support Ethereum, with other coins to follow later. Ether investors using Opera would potentially be able to access their tokens using the feature, more easily. It is not yet available on iOS, ...

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China reported a set of weak data

China on Friday reported industrial output and retail shares growth for November that missed expectations, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, as the world’s second largest economy started to show signs of slowing amid a bitter trade dispute with the U.S. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.4 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei dropped 2.1 percent. Shanghai ...

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British pound surges as May wins positive vote

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The pound rose against both euro and the dollar yesterday as early reports said that May, British Prime Minister would easily defeat a move to depose her. May survives confidence vote by 200 votes to 117 last night, to stay on as prime minister – but more than a third of Conservative MPs voted against her. Sterling jumped as high ...

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Dow Jones up over 200 points

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Dow futures climbed over 200 points early Wednesday after comments by President Donald Trump and bail for a jailed Huawei Technologies Co. executive revived optimism over trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ8, +0.71%  shot up close to 200 points, or 0.8%, to 24,611, S&P 500 ESZ8, +0.76%  jump to 20.80 points, or 0.8%, to 2,662. Nasdaq NQZ8, +1.00%  futures are up 70 ...

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FMA (New Zealand) warns against WiseBanc

Reason: UnregulatedContent of Penalty: REASON FOR WARNING:  WiseBanc is not registered on the Financial Service Providers Register, it is therefore not permitted to provide financial services to New Zealand residents. WiseBanc are based overseas with no presence in New Zealand and do not appear to be subject to regulation by an overseas regulator. The UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Central Bank of ...

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FMA (NZ) warns against OneLife Network Limited and OneCoin Limited

Reason: UnregulatedContent of Penalty: REASON FOR WARNING:  FMA Regulator (New Zealand) recommends extreme caution before investing with OneLife or OneCoin as we are concerned they bear the characteristics of a scam, including withholding client funds and promising unrealistic returns. They have received information indicating that OneLife and OneCoin are holding promotional events and seminars in New Zealand offering investment services in ...

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FCA warns against Westerman Consultancy Ltd

Reason: UnregulatedComment: Westerman Consultancy Ltd has been providing financial services or products in the UK without being authorised by the FCA.Date: 11/12/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/westerman-consultancy-ltd

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FCA warns against The Pension Assessment Agency Ltd

Reason: UnregulatedComment: The Pension Assessment Agency Ltd has been providing financial services or products in the UK without being authorised by the FCA.Date: 11/12/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/pension-assessment-agency-ltd

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FCA warns against Goldoneo (clone of authorised firm)

Reason: UnregulatedComment: This firm is not authorised or registered by the FCA but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.Date: 10/12/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/goldoneo-clone-authorised-firm

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FCA warns against Blackwell Asset Management

Reason: UnregulatedComment: Blackwell Asset Management has been providing financial services or products in the UK without being authorised by the FCA.Date: 11/12/2018Link: https://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/blackwell-asset-management

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