archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

Retail Investors Can Now Use Paxos Gold as Collateral Against Loans

Crypto-lending platform Nexo has today, March 25, opened up the option of using PAX Gold (PAXG) as collateral against its loans to retail investors. A pilot scheme in late 2019 was limited to institutional clients and purportedly saw immediate demand for its gold-backed credit lines. Nexo’s announcement means that collateralized borrowing against high-grade gold is […]

Global Stablecoins May Be Subject to Securities Regulation, Says IOSCO

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) thinks global stablecoin initiatives might be subject to securities laws, according to a new report. Published Monday, the 31-page examination of regulatory issues around stablecoins – cryptocurrencies with prices pegged to a low-volatility asset reserve – stressed that jurisdiction and regulation ultimately depend on project specifics. IOSCO looked […]

ASX’s Long-in-the-Works DLT Plan on Ice Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has postponed the launch of its long-awaited distributed ledger technology (DLT) trading system due to “uncertainty” prompted by the coronavirus outbreak. The Sydney-based stock exchange paused the launch plans for its new DLT-based system that would provide same-day settlements for trades on Wednesday. Originally scheduled for April 2021, consultation on […]

Andrea Yates v The State: Murder Trial (Crimes of the Century) | History Documentary | Full Episode

To be the first to watch more full length documentaries, subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb7xZQi7F3RW7BNtR57cNnA?sub_confirmation=1 Crimes of the Century looks at the case of Texas woman Andrea Yates killed her five children by drowning them one by one in a bathtub. A media circus ensues at her trial. She is initially sent to prison for life, but […]

Winston CHURCHILL’s Vase | The Great Antiques Map of Britain | Full Episode | History Documentary

Worcester proves to have an intriguing past and plenty of interesting antiques when Tim Wonnacott pitches up at a flea market and collectors fair. Local resident and antiques expert Philip Serrell drops in to show Tim some rare books about Worcester, while other locals bring such fascinating objects including a handwritten letter from Elgar and […]