FTX wins bankrupt crypto firm Voyager Digital’s assets

NEW YORK – FTX US, the digital asset exchange founded by billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, has won the auction for the assets of bankrupt crypto brokerage Voyager Digital. The agreement is valued at about US$1.4 billion (S$2 billion), comprising an “additional consideration” worth about US$111 million and the US$1.3 billion market value of all the cryptocurrency at the […]

20+ Leading Technology Organizations Orchestrated the Loudest Fintech Show in the Philippines

MANILA, Sep 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Southeast Asia’s most renowned FSI event, World Financial Innovation Series (WFIS) disrupted the Philippines’ fintech market with its inaugural edition in the country on 16 – 17 August 2022 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila. It also gave a major boost to the country’s […]

ST HeadSTart: What should I do if I feel trapped in my job? | For great work, forget quitting quietly or passion pursuits

Welcome to the latest edition of ST HeadSTart, bringing you the best of The Straits Times’ career and personal finance coverage every Monday morning. Sign up here to get weekly tips right into your inbox. Good morning! This week, I’m happy to introduce a new monthly series, Working Well, in which my colleague Lydia Lim writes about […]

Crypto traders flee Indian exchanges for Binance to escape taxes

MUMBAI – Binance Holdings’ billionaire chief executive Zhao Changpeng is tightening his grip on India’s market for cryptocurrency trading in the fallout from a major tax change. Downloads of Binance’s app in India jumped to 429,000 in August, the highest this year and almost triple that of runner-up CoinDCX, data from market intelligence firm Sensor […]

Starbucks to Nike report steep China sales drop on Covid-19 lockdowns

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – Global consumer giants selling everything from jewellery to T-shirts saw sales in China tumble in their most recent quarter as Covid-19-zero lockdowns hammered consumer demand in the world’s second-largest economy. Starbucks was particularly hard hit, reporting a more than 40 per cent drop in sales in the quarter ended July 3. The […]

AscendEX Lists Lovely Inu (LOVELY), a DeFi Meme Platform

New York, NY, August 16, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – AscendEX is excited to announce the listing of Lovely Inu under the trading pair: $LOVELY/USDT. Trading begins at 1:00 PM UTC on August 11th, 2022. Lovely Inu (LOVELY) is a decentralized meme-based blockchain platform that aims to bring frictionless return, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized exchanges (DEXs) and much more […]