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France Allows Trading of Unlisted Securities on Blockchain Platforms

“In its advent to become a FinTech hub, the French government has given the nod for trading unlisted securities using blockchain technology under new rules” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. According to a Reuters report, the government of France – through its Economic and Finance department – has issued new rules enabling banks and FinTech firms to trade unlisted securities using blockchain platforms.In related news, the Banque de France, the country’s central bank, revealed its first experiment using blockchain technology with a focus on cross-border payments within the Single Euro…

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EU agrees on rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing using cryptocurrencies by banning anonymous pre-paid card transactions on platforms, more

“BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union states and legislators agreed on Friday on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the EU said in a statement” writes Min Read for reuters.com. The agreement is part of a broader set of measures to tackle financial crimes and tax evasion. The increased public scrutiny is considered essential by the EU commission and also by rights groups, to prevent financial crimes and tax evasion. Source: reuters.com Share This:

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EU Bitcoin Clampdown…

“BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union states and legislators agreed on Friday on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the EU said in a statement” writes Min Read for reuters.com. The agreement is part of a broader set of measures to tackle financial crimes and tax evasion. The increased public scrutiny is considered essential by the EU commission and also by rights groups, to prevent financial crimes and tax evasion. Source: reuters.com Share This:

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EU agrees clampdown on Bitcoin platforms to tackle money laundering

“BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union states and legislators agreed on Friday on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the EU said in a statement” writes Min Read for reuters.com. The agreement is part of a broader set of measures to tackle financial crimes and tax evasion. The increased public scrutiny is considered essential by the EU commission and also by rights groups, to prevent financial crimes and tax evasion. Source: reuters.com Share This:

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How to use 5 of the best online stock trading platforms

“This is all to say there is no one best online stock broker, but each one has different strengths and weaknesses” reports businessinsider.com. Online stock trading sites makes it easier than ever to learn and invest in the comfort of your own home.Charges for data, research, and tools: All the best online stock trading sites have quality market data like real-time quotes, educational resources, and stock-screening tools built right into their platforms.It’s a tumultuous time for online stock brokers.The research team at Reviews.com decided to research the options on the…

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MiFID II rules to affect OANDA’s trade execution through TradingView for European clients

“OANDA said that all legacy trade accounts registered with OANDA Europe Limited will be migrated to V20 trade accounts by early December this year” reports financefeeds.com. OANDA has also released special versions of its mobile trading apps as a part of the migration of the European clients to the new services.You may still use a 3rd party platform for trading analysis, however, you will no longer be able to execute trades on 3rd party platforms that execute trades via an API. Your OANDA account enables you to execute trades through OANDA…

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Luxury brands lifted by EU court backing for online sales ban

“Online platforms such as Amazon and eBay, in turn, say online sales curbs are anti-competitive and hurt small businesses” writes Min Read for reuters.com. LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Coty and other luxury brands scored a landmark victory on Wednesday in their bid to stop retailers selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon (AMZN.O) and eBay (EBAY.O) when Europe’s top court backed their right to protect their image.In two test cases in recent years, the German cartel office forced Adidas (ADSGn.DE) and Asics (7936.T) to drop such bans, saying online…

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News Corp CEO: ‘YouTube Is a Toxic Waste Dump’

“But a lot of the media laws range from being outdated to outrageous.”” writes Jeremy Barr for billboard.com. During an onstage interview at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, Thomson ratcheted up that rhetoric during an industry conference on Tuesday afternoon, when he described YouTube as “a toxic waste dump.”. News Corp CEO Robert Thomson is on record as a critic of the big tech platforms, which he’s said have sucked money away from journalism companies like his.The conclusion of the meeting, he said, was that there needs to be…

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EU Says Luxury Retailers Can Keep Their Goods Off Of Amazon

“The European Court of Justice, the court of last resort in the EU, has ruled that luxury good makers may ban the sale of their products on eCommerce platforms like Amazon to maintain the exclusivity of their brands” reports pymnts.com. Brands that are not defined as “luxury” — though still protected by things like trademarks and IP laws — “still have no carte blanche to sweepingly limit their distributors’ use of sales platforms, according to our assessment,” Mundt added.The ruling comes after German luxury cosmetics group Coty — the parent behind brands…

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Emerging markets are under pressure, but I’m buying the dip: Chantico’s Sanchez

“That sell-off has raised concerns regarding the health of the emerging markets trade” writes Tomohiro Ohsumi for cnbc.com. Some of them are associated with large holdings in the emerging markets exchange-traded fund like Ant Financial, an Alibaba Group affiliate.We see a global trade boom continuing to drive emerging markets as global Purchasing Manager indexes show continued growth in demand for manufactured goods.Emerging market equities have been lagging recently, falling over 3 percent in the last week alone.For these reasons, we continue to remain optimistic on emerging markets. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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