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Download As PDF Week in Review Bank of Thailand issued $1.6 billion in government bonds through IBM blockchain (5 Oct. 2020) China's Central Bank revealed results of its first DCEP pilot, with 1.1 billion digital RMB ($162 million) across 3.1 million transactions in a 5-month test. (5 Oct. 2020) UK’s financial regulator banned sales of

Since the inception of blockchain in 2008, many have questioned its long-standing place in the finance world. With initial offerings being limited to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, experts remained divided on its effectiveness to alter the financial system. Despite this divide, an array of blockchain uses have emerged, further strengthening the place of cryptocurrencies and digital assets in the global financial system. As

Welcome back, Friday! This week one of Zerocap’s principals Jon was featured on Forkast News discussing how Bitcoin offers a hedge as markets reach peak dislocation. Go check it out! We published an article on the emergent Asian wealth this century, covering the rise of the continent and how digital assets fit into the portfolio of contemporary Asian investors. Some news that caught our eye

The world economy faced numerous obstacles throughout this century. Whether through depressions, financial bubbles or as of more recently, Covid-19, the globalised structures of capital are constantly challenged. Nations still have a long way to go before recovering from the current pandemic recession. The value chain shock caused by the crisis has shed light on the fragility of traditional systems and has shown

Ever since its first implementations, global stock markets have provided the mainstream media with stereotypes of a fast-paced environment, where money comes and goes at a staggering pace as investors squeeze in their orders amongst hundreds of available options. Until fairly recently, the common image of a stock exchange were wall street brokers running around the halls, screaming orders from the top of

Originally published on Capitalist Exploits on September 24, 2020. The cryptocurrency world is certainly no stranger to China. Since 2009, when bitcoin first entered the world stage, the Asian nation has been in a turbulent relationship with the network and its technologies. The sovereign government went from banning the use of bitcoin in 2013, to actually adopting its technology, with president Xi Jinping stressing

After releasing their most recent report "Bitcoin: This is the Hedge", Zerocap was featured in the Financial Review, Australia's top business and finance newspaper. Two of the founding principals, Jon de Wet and Ryan McCall, were interviewed and gave their thoughts on how bitcoin fits into traditional investment portfolios, the current economic environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming inflation and how to

Digital assets firm Zerocap releases report on the benefits of bitcoin in portfolios during periods of economic crisis and beyond In a year of such economic hardship and financial uncertainty, investors are looking for a safe-haven beyond assets in traditional portfolios. Melbourne-based group Zerocap, a firm providing digital asset trading for private clients, family offices and institutions, reports that sophisticated investors who once would have

ICOs — A Brief History What do The Game, T.I and DJ Khaled all have in common? Besides being Hip Hop celebrities, having all featured on each other’s club bangers, they were also all figure heads of popular ICOs that launched during the 2017/18 ICO mania that gripped the world and made superstars out of internet marketers, turned long-forgotten ex-child stars into overnight billionaires, and

To discuss how bitcoin and other digital assets fit into your portfolio, contact us at hello@zerocap.io.