A joint venture with the private investment office of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Obaid Al Maktoum was established to market and sell physical diamonds, precious gems as well as private blockchain technology based digital assets.
The inevitable rise of the fiat cryptocurrency
Despite concerns over the unbridled speculation that has inflated the value of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, many governments have embarked on cryptocurrency initiatives that may render them legal tender in the not too distant future.
Building a global loyalty network on blockchain
Hana Financial Group has launched an ambitious global initiative to create a shared-loyalty platform that is built on blockchain technology. The group’s deputy president Han Jun-Seong explains
Reaching beyond the “crypto” community
Despite the current turmoil in the cryptocurrency world, Andy Tian, co-founder and chief executive officer of Asia Innovations Group, believes that the underlying blockchain technology has real world benefits and its success rests on extending its reach beyond the crypto community to the end consumers.
Beware of the returning bears
The world is currently experiencing such favourable conditions for growth that some economists have described them as "Goldilocks" or "just right". However, there is a flipside, it will not last.
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