Brexit Be Damned! China Swoops in to Globalize London Stock Exchange

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Even as UK’s clamor to sever ties with the European Union reaches fever pitch, a Hong Kong exchange operator whose main business comes from Mainland China has swooped in to take over a key British institution in a deal that smacks of globalization, a term that does not endear itself well to proponents of Brexit. … Read more

Bitcoin-Friendly Square Headlines London Stock Exchange’s Blockchain ETF

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Invesco, an American firm, and Elwood, a British digital asset investment company, announced the launch of a blockchain ETF on the London Stock Exchange today. The exchange-traded fund features 48 companies with ties to the blockchain industry, including some – like Square – that have dabbled directly in the bitcoin or crypto space. Invesco & … Read more

Crypto Mining Firm Argo Blockchain Raises $32 Million in Pioneering London IPO

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Argo Blockchain, a UK-based digital coin mining company has become the first cryptocurrency company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. The company recently completed an initial Public Offering (IPO), placing 156,250,000 ordinary shares accounting for 53.2% of its issued share capital valued at 0.16 GBP each.The IPO raised 25 million GBP ($32.5 million), … Read more