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Twitter hack targets billionaires in Bitcoin-related scam attempt

SOME of the world’s most prominent billionaires have been targets of a Bitcoin hacking scam on social media platform Twitter. The US president’s favoured means...
Bitcoin broken in half

It ain’t half easy to see why the value of Bitcoin is rising

By Hal Williams THE CRYPTOCURRENCY world isn’t known for doing things by halves — unless we’re talking about Bitcoin. The most buoyant and respected of the...
Bitcoin halving

‘The halving’ approaches, and all eyes are on the value of Bitcoin

A UK BITCOIN exchange says more people are entering the Bitcoin market in the run-up to the halving in May. A halving (sometimes called a...
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Argentina slaps controls on forex in bid to salvage peso

ARGENTINA has imposed capital controls to halt a slump in foreign currency reserves and save the peso. The central bank has set a five-day limit...
Emir Bektešević, Denis Čivgin and Adnan Bogunić

At the top of its game and on-target for future growth

VAKUFSKA Banka Sarajevo has been operating in the Bosnia-Herzegovina market for 26 years, and has gained an enviable reputation for professionalism. The commercial bank has...
Bitcoin and dollars

Cryptic questions, cryptocurrency, and a lawsuit from the crypt — Wright ordered to pay...

THE enduring question — Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, inventor of Bitcoin? — may not have been answered, at least in legal terms. But regardless of...
Yuan currency

Yuan tumbles to lowest level in a decade as US tariffs imposed

THE US has accused Beijing of currency manipulation after the Chinese yuan dropped to its lowest level in more than 10 years. The rate now...
ActiveRE world map

Go-ahead team and pioneer spirit combine in company’s on-going bid to minimise risk

THE ALTERNATIVE risk transfer market was relatively unknown when Juan Antonio Nino, CEO and founder of Active RE, began to advocate for its adoption...
Man Computer Job Search

Who to woo and how to wow when it comes to recruitment

By Adam Gordon A 2017 STUDY by LinkedIn found that tech and software were the fastest-growing industries for millennials, while sectors such as government, retail,...
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Analytics key to African countries’ ability to share in services trade

UNCTAD-UNECA projects’ experts pool wisdom to grow regional economies and increase benefit from value chains AFRICA needs to step-up its analytics game to play a...