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Nigeria's central bank takes another swing at fintechs in the naira's defence

In the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) quest to defend the naira, it recently blocked the bank accounts of four fintechs (wealth techs) for 180 days on the grounds of illicit FX dealings. According to reports, the CBN alleged that these fintechs are ...
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Busola Jeje @ Tellimer Research 27 August 2021
Nigeria's central bank takes another swing at fintechs in the naira's defence
Nigeria's central bank takes another swing at fintechs in the naira's defence
Quantitative Analysis / Global

How Tellimer indices are optimised for the tech-fuelled crypto markets

Holding Bitcoin alone outperformed buying and holding the top 10 coins from 2014 by 500%. Technological advancements continue to drive price growth in the new coins – Ethereum being the most notable. The number of cryptocurrencies in circulation has ...
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James Huckle @ Tellimer Research 16 August 2021
How Tellimer indices are optimised for the tech-fuelled crypto markets
How Tellimer indices are optimised for the tech-fuelled crypto markets
Quantitative Analysis / Global

Introducing Tellimer's new crypto indices

Indices are primarily used as benchmarks for asset class performance and also provide the foundations for building diversified 'passive' portfolios. As one might expect, the Small Cap index has a higher beta than the Large Cap index, which results in...
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James Huckle @ Tellimer Research 2 August 2021
Introducing Tellimer's new crypto indices
Introducing Tellimer's new crypto indices

IMF takes swipe at El Salvador's use of Bitcoin as legal currency

The IMF took a swipe at El Salvador's adoption of Bitcoin as dual legal currency in a general blog about the use of cryptoassets as national currency published on 27 July (Cryptoassets as National Currency? We've been waiting to know what the IMF thi...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 27 July 2021
IMF takes swipe at El Salvador's use of Bitcoin as legal currency
IMF takes swipe at El Salvador's use of Bitcoin as legal currency
Weekend Reading / Global

The Weekend Reading summer books list: Modernism, socialism, SF, Iraq and more

Having not taken a holiday last summer, I’m taking two weeks of proper staycation this summer. It’s a great case study for anyone following emerging markets of the complex criminal and commercial networks that tie developed countries to emerging ones...
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Paul Domjan @ Tellimer Research 17 July 2021
The Weekend Reading summer books list: Modernism, socialism, SF, Iraq and more
The Weekend Reading summer books list: Modernism, socialism, SF, Iraq and more
Weekend Reading / Global

Not all money is currency: EU, China, Ukraine routes to true central bank crypto

A number of factors, including China’s recent crackdown on cryptocurrency mining, falling enthusiasm for gold among younger Indians and El Salvador’s embrace of Bitcoin, have led clients and colleagues to ask me for a framework to think about central...
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Paul Domjan @ Tellimer Research 3 July 2021
Not all money is currency: EU, China, Ukraine routes to true central bank crypto
Not all money is currency: EU, China, Ukraine routes to true central bank crypto