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Treasury To Hold Enquiry Into Cryptocurrencies – Plus Loan Latest

Bitcoin, the bellwether for cryptocurrencies, lost about half its value between mid-December and late February. Whether or not this is a cryptocurrency buying opportunity, the underlying blockchain technology is widely hailed as a fine business tool. Moreover, many peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders are looking at working in this space. Our friends at Crowfundinsider carry a report […]

How To Encourage The Savings Habit: A Shockingly Simple Solution

Today’s income-hungry investors and savers are drastically short of options if they look to the mainstream market. Some £1.4 trillion is currently wasting away on cash deposit earning an average of less than 0.4 per cent, according to Building Society Association figures. Our friends at P2P Finance News bring us a report, excerpted below, that […]

FCA Chair Sees Crowdfunding Regulation In Need Of Direction

FT Adviser reports on the increasingly hot topic of regulation in crowdfunding. The potential ramifications of the testimony of the chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority before the Treasury Select Committee.   “The chairman of the FCA has expressed concerns about peer-to-peer lending which he said was starting to look like banking, with one MP […]