Category: Australia

Aussie consumer group calls for better crypto regs due to ‘lagging laws’

Aussie consumer group calls for better crypto regs due to ‘lagging laws’

Australian consumer group CHOICE outlined its crypto regulatory framework in a submission to the country’s Treasury, calling for the new federal government to prioritize crypto in its financial services reforms. 1055 Total views 25 Total shares Australian consumer advocacy group CHOICE has called on the federal government to provide better protection for crypto investors while […]

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Swinburne Uni brings Web3 firms to class

Swinburne Uni brings Web3 firms to class

The industry will be able to “tap into future talent” as the partnership sees Judo Bank and Web3 firm Banxa co-creating content, hosting lectures, providing case studies and even giving students access to their networks. 688 Total views 13 Total shares Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology has partnered with two financial technology firms which will […]

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Aussie exchange Swyftx to offer ‘no lock-in’ yield on crypto

Aussie exchange Swyftx to offer ‘no lock-in’ yield on crypto

Swyftx exchange will begin offering interest-bearing yields on a wide range of cryptocurrency assets — the first Australian-operated crypto exchange to do so. Swyftx’s new product, called Earn, will offer Australian and New Zealand residents the ability to earn interest on 21 different digital assets, including large-cap cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Solana […]

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Immutable raises $200M to invest in blockchain gaming, bringing valuation to $2.5B

Immutable raises $200M to invest in blockchain gaming, bringing valuation to $2.5B

The company’s valuation grew from just $410 million in 2021, reflecting the rapid expansion of the NFT economy. 1266 Total views 30 Total shares Australian NFT trading platform Immutable announced a $200 million Series C funding round led primarily by Singaporean state-owned investment firm Temasek and with participation from Animoca Brands and Tencent. Additional investment from ParaFi […]

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BetaShares crypto company ETF smashes Australian records on opening day

BetaShares crypto company ETF smashes Australian records on opening day

The CRYP fund was marketed as an opportunity for stock market investors to dip their toes into crypto. 4377 Total views 15 Total shares Australian fund management company BetaShares’ new crypto company ETF smashed Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) records within the first 15 minutes of listing. The Capital Appreciation Portfolio Diversification (CRYP) fund enables investors […]

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