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More investors are becoming interested in digital currency. A global poll from deVere Group—albeit, one that didn’t include Canadians—found that 62% of respondents would consider including cryptocurrency in their portfolios. And 70% who already hold cryptocurrencies said they plan to increase their exposure in the next year. However, such sentiment makes those respondents speculators, not […]

Here's a look at a single bitcoin transaction in the U.S.

Commodity prices aren’t the best predictor of the Canadian dollar’s future exchange rate, according to a new study from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Understanding the volatility of the Canadian exchange rate,” authors Martin Eichenbaum, Benjamin K. Johannsen and Sergio Rebelo find the current real exchange rate is more useful than commodity prices for forecasting […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 12:04

A cryptocurrency app that allows users to store, transfer and exchange five major cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, will soon be available for Apple and Android. deVere Crypto, from deVere Group, will be available “in a matter of weeks,” says a company release. Nigel Green, deVere Group’s CEO, says in the release that three trends […]

If you’re interested in investing in bitcoin, here’s the first thing to know: the currency isn’t tethered to the economy, as are fiat currencies, commodities and real estate. Read: Canada to get its first cryptocurrency ETF With fiat currencies, for example, “loss of spending power is a small risk in most developed countries where central […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 27, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Both the pound and euro are undervalued, but the pound has more upside potential.

An acceleration in “drawbridge capitalism” is expected to affect global capital flows and encourage more currency volatility, PIMCO’s Gene Frieda says in a market commentary on Thursday. Protectionist policies putting domestic business first — what Frieda calls “drawbridge capitalism” — will accelerate a retreat from globalization and deepen correlations between geopolitics and international trade. The […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 9, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

What's in store if Clinton wins? Or Trump?

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that in 2011, the two men used insider knowledge to trade ahead of an HSBC currency conversion worth US$3.5 billion.

  • By: Staff
  • July 20, 2016 August 21, 2018
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