April 19, 2022

Price of corn hits 9-year high as surge in commodities continues

Price of corn hits 9-year high as surge in commodities continues

KEY POINTS The contracts for July corn futures were trading above $8 per bushel on Monday, the highest level since September 2012. Corn is just one of several agriculture commodities that has seen surging prices in recent weeks, in part due to the war in Ukraine. Even prior to the war, agricultural commodities were seeing …

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Australia’s First Bitcoin ETF to Be Listed Next Week: Report

Australia’s First Bitcoin ETF to Be Listed Next Week: Report

Cosmos Asset Management’s Bitcoin ETF will be listed on the Cboe trading platform. Cosmos Asset Management’s Bitcoin ETF, Australia’s first bitcoin exchange-traded fund, will be listed on the Cboe equities trading platform next week, Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday. ASX Clear, the clearing house at the center of Australian capital markets, has confirmed it has four market …

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Ireland bans political crypto donations on foreign interference fears

Ireland bans political crypto donations on foreign interference fears

A raft of new political and electoral integrity laws proposed in Ireland will see the banning of donations made in crypto to political parties in the country. Donations made to political parties using cryptocurrencies will be banned in Ireland under new political integrity laws drafted due to concerns around foreign interference in politics. Amendments proposed …

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Crypto Exchange EXMO Withdraws From Russia

Crypto Exchange EXMO Withdraws From Russia

The UK-based cryptocurrency exchange EXMO has terminated services to Russian, Belarusian, and Kazakh customers. EXMO takes unsubtle jab at Ukraine invasion Only recently, EXMO established a regional team in Russia and Belarus. The exchange has now decided to withdraw, citing regulatory reasons: It’s been a tough decision for us, since we have spent over eight …

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Talk to Earn, TAGO to Introduce Blockchain Technology in Mental Health Sector

Talk to Earn, TAGO to Introduce Blockchain Technology in Mental Health Sector

A UK-registered tech startup is aiming to connect people in need of support for mental health through blockchain technology. TAGO’s move to integrate blockchain technology in the mental health sector is the first of its kind and is called Tagoverse. TAGO said that users can receive consultation from mental health advisors and also earn “Tago …

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Interest in Real Estate Investments in Spain Grew 400%, With Some Using Crypto and Stocks as Payment Method

Interest in Real Estate Investments in Spain Grew 400%, With Some Using Crypto and Stocks as Payment Method

Real estate investments are booming in Spain and Europe, as investors are exiting riskier investment avenues in favor of safer options. According to sources from the real estate world, the interest in these instruments has grown 400% since November, with people purchasing homes without even having set foot in them. Some are even using crypto …

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