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POUND LIVE: pound rises against euro and dollar amidst positive BREXIT talks

POUND LIVE: pound rises against euro and dollar amidst positive BREXIT talks
POUND LIVE: pound rises against euro and dollar amidst positive BREXIT talks Sterling is now 1.1341 against the euro and 1.3325 against the dollar.  A rising inflation rate can trigger a negative effect on a country’s exchange rate – but this does not seemed to have affected sterling. On December 14 EU leaders are scheduled to meet in Brussels which... Read More

Two Bitcoin exchanges CRASH amid fears of cyber attacks stealing soaring cryptocurrency

Two Bitcoin exchanges CRASH amid fears of cyber attacks stealing soaring cryptocurrency
Two Bitcoin exchanges CRASH amid fears of cyber attacks stealing soaring cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Bitfinex both suffered outages yesterday with a message reading “service unavailable” warning users of the problems. Bitfinex reported they were a victim of a cyber attack shutting down its app after a large distributed denial of service attack just last week. While the Coinbase... Read More

Westfield snapped up by French property giant for £18.5bn

Westfield snapped up by French property giant for £18.5bn
Westfield snapped up by French property giant for £18.5bn After the takeover of the Australian company, Westfi eld’s 35 shopping centres in the UK and America, including London’s White City and Stratford malls, will combine with Unibail’s 69 sites to form a £54billion retail giant attracting 1.2 billion visits annually.  It follows last week’s proposed tie-up of Hammerson, owner of... Read More

Regulators on Bitcoin and other digital currencies: Investors beware

Regulators on Bitcoin and other digital currencies: Investors beware
Regulators on Bitcoin and other digital currencies: Investors beware The risks of bitcoin trading Bitcoin euphoria is prompting two top U.S. regulators to reiterate warnings about the potential risks of investing in digital currencies. As investors rushed to amass Bitcoins this week, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton and Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Christopher Giancarlo reissued similar cautionary... Read More