South Korean blockchain company Neoply sets up Abu Dhabi headquarters with Adio backing
Based in Abu Dhabi Global Market, the company will benefit from the financial centre’s blockchain and virtual asset regulations
July 10, 2023, 8:34 AM
RAK Digital Assets Oasis teams up with UK's HBAR Foundation to support its members
The Cayman Islands-based foundation will support free zone’s members to make use of latest technologies such as blockchain
July 05, 2023, 2:25 PM
Japan’s largest lender MUFG considering issuing global stablecoins
The tokens hold a steady value, typically $1, and are often backed by reserves like cash and bonds
June 23, 2023, 5:01 AM
Why it’s time to usher in decentralised finance to fight corruption
Consumer protection should be a priority for regulators after the collapse of a number of crypto platforms in 2022
May 24, 2023, 4:00 AM
Crypto companies urged to learn lessons from FTX collapse 'or risk Lehman-style crisis'
The lack of broad oversight and transparency remains a challenge in the cryptocurrency sector, Chainalysis CEO says
May 21, 2023, 3:00 AM
Finoverse's Dubai office likely to boost blockchain co-operation between UAE and Hong Kong
Bridging two of the world's top business hubs will provide more avenues for entrepreneurs and investors to connect and grow the industry, Finoverse founder and chief executive says
May 09, 2023, 4:30 AM
Why blockchain technology is a solution for the future of governance
Policies that are still relevant for the modern world can be transferred on to the blockchain and managed by code transparently and efficiently
April 26, 2023, 4:00 AM
Dubai sets deadline for virtual asset operators seeking to be regulated under Vara
Operators must submit initial disclosure questionnaires to either the Department of Economy and Tourism or any free zone authority by April 30
April 15, 2023, 3:00 AM
Central bank digital currencies and gaming to drive mass blockchain adoption
Almost two billion people could experiment with digital currencies and up to $5tn could move to CBDCs by 2030, Citi report says
March 31, 2023, 3:00 AM
Why the collapse of SVB and Silvergate isn’t a sign of crypto weakness
Events show the resilience of the sector to shocks and highlight the vulnerabilities of the traditional financial system
March 14, 2023, 5:30 AM
UAE has a fertile environment for digital assets, chief says
There is strong willingness by the government to invest in blockchain and Web3, Eric Anziani says at Investopia summit
March 02, 2023, 11:03 AM
Mena FinTech Association teams up with Binance to drive industry growth
The two entities will collaborate on initiatives to promote FinTech innovation
February 28, 2023, 7:42 AM
Ras Al Khaimah to create exclusive free zone for digital and virtual asset companies
RAK Digital Assets Oasis will be dedicated to service providers in new sectors such as the metaverse, blockchain and NFTs
February 27, 2023, 2:33 PM
How investors can navigate growing crypto regulation
Controls can help safeguard customer assets, protect investor interests and significantly limit cases of fraud
February 23, 2023, 5:00 AM
NFTs or traditional art: Which should you back in 2023?
Digital art’s rapid hype-to-crash investment trajectory is a far cry from the 'tireless uptrend' in the traditional art market
February 17, 2023, 6:02 PM
Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 unveils new ecosystem to support Web3 start-ups
Hub71+ Digital Assets will include VCs who will offer $2bn worth of investment to qualifying companies
February 15, 2023, 8:00 AM
Why Bitcoin NFTs are raising questions about censorship
Some level of censorship may be required to weed out those using blockchain to launder money, fund illegal enterprises or publish offensive images
February 15, 2023, 4:00 AM
Dubai’s virtual assets watchdog issues regulations to mitigate market risks
Regulatory framework will also offer greater clarity on expected level of operator responsibility
February 07, 2023, 12:56 PM
Why governments should do more to support the blockchain sector
The world needs a new generation of high-growth businesses to supercharge the anaemic global economy and tackle growing debt
February 01, 2023, 4:00 AM
Five alternative themes for investors to consider in 2023
Decentralised finance, a rebound in cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and clean energy are trends to watch out for
January 19, 2023, 5:00 AM