Swissquote Forecasts Record Profits for 2023 Amid Difficult Market Conditions

Swissquote, the largest online bank in Switzerland, has announced a record-breaking year for 2023, despite the results not being expected until March. The bank, based in Gland VD, has had a very successful year, according to a statement released on Thursday.Swissquote expects a pre-tax profit of at least 255 million Swiss francs, with a net […]

Venture Capital Fundraising Hits Six-Year Low, Puts Start-ups Under Pressure

The fundraising of US venture capital firms has fallen to its lowest level in six years, putting pressure on start-ups. American venture capital firms raised $67 billion last year, the lowest annual value since 2017. This represents a 60% decline from the record $173 billion raised in 2022, according to an analysis by private market […]

Argentina’s President Proposes Tax Incentives for Crypto Regularization in Controversial Draft Bill

Argentina’s President Javier Milei has proposed a draft bill aimed at regularizing cryptocurrency holdings as part of his economic and political reform agenda. The bill, titled the ‘Law of Bases and Starting Points for the Freedom of Argentines,’ introduces an asset regularization scheme that offers tax incentives to individuals declaring crypto assets, regardless of their […]

Mortgage Rates Plummet, Catching Borrowers Off Guard

The interest rates for mortgages have significantly decreased, but many people seem to be unaware of this change. Financial experts have noticed that it can be challenging for individuals to stay informed about the current mortgage market. Earlier this year, homeowners were concerned about high inflation and rising interest rates, which affected the demand for […]

Calls for Liz Truss’s Resignation Grow as Conservative Party Members Express Discontent

Russia has officially integrated its central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital ruble, into the nation’s tax code. This move signifies a significant step in Russia’s adoption of digital currencies, as President Vladimir Putin signed it into law.The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised concerns about high inflation rates worldwide, urging central banks to maintain […]

Argentina Takes a Bold Step Towards Bitcoin Adoption

Argentina has authorized the use of Bitcoin for contracts, signaling a potential shift towards accepting it as a legal currency. This move reflects the growing trend in Latin America of turning to cryptocurrencies as an alternative to devalued local currencies.The decision by the Argentine government to allow Bitcoin contracts is seen as a significant step […]

Argentina’s New President Implements Sweeping Economic Deregulations, Including Acceptance of Bitcoin for Contracts

Argentina’s new President, Javier Milei, has wasted no time in implementing a libertarian economic agenda. In a bold move, he has issued over 350 economic deregulations aimed at removing barriers in various industries. One of these deregulations is the acceptance of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legitimate means of payment for contracts.Chancellor Diana Mondino has […]