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The risks of going cashless

Magellan Asset Management Limited

Beggars in China with QR codes hanging around their necks and others pleading with matrix-barcoded tins caused a stir when they appeared on Chinese city streets in the past year or two. Fellow Chinese shouldn’t have been surprised. These beggars are only keeping up with one of the most-rapid trends... Show More

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The New Criterion: from bitcoin to blockchain

Tim Boreham
Tim Boreham Independent Investment Research

Just as the bitcoin emerged from the cyber haze in 2017, 2018 is emerging as the year of blockchain, the underlying technology supporting cryptocurrencies. Is blockchain another form of crypto craziness, or a more respectable iteration of bitcoin and its many cousins? Show More

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain are Just Reruns of 90’s Bubbles

Jonathan Rochford
Jonathan Rochford Narrow Road Capital

The old saying that history doesn’t repeat but often rhymes sums up the fervour surrounding cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The media loves to write about something new and sexy and the financial media loves to write about those things as well, especially when they involve volatile asset prices. As cryptocurrencies and... Show More

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Hypno Crypto – the strange world of cryptocurrencies

Marcus Tuck
Marcus Tuck Mason Stevens

The recent correction in the technology sector has been particularly volatile for the so called cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies are a US$112 billion market that can turn over US$5 billion a day. Show More

Easing the pain of value investing

Intelligent Investor
Intelligent Investor Independent Financial Research

Here are three things to focus on if you’re finding the rough and tumble of investing a little, well, rough. Show More

ASX half-year results announcement

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Kym Sheehan The Executive Remuneration Reporter

ASX released its half year results today...but the area that caught my eye is slide 15 in the presentation pack outlining the opportunities for ASX from distributed ledger technology for post-trade innovation. On the issuer/listed company side, ASX notes electronic AGMS, streamlined/automated corporate actions and improved shareholder analytics. On the... Show More

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