Bitcoin surged in price following the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, with the banking crisis acting as a springboard event for the world’s largest cryptocurrency, as global investors seek safe haven, alternative currencies.
Indeed, Bitcoin rose as much as 20% as the second and third biggest bank failures in US history spooked investors around the world. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) triggered fears across Wall Street of Read More
Following Jeremy Hunt’s game-changing Spring Budget on Wednesday, we believe there’ll be a rush to review retirement savings plans.
During his first full Budget as Chancellor, Hunt’s decision to scrap the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) will significantly ease the pension tension.
The LTA is the maximum amount people can contribute to a pension – it was £1.07m before tax charges were faced. When it was originally brought in in 2006, the allowance was Read More
Silicon Valley Bank's collapse could have resulted in a broader financial crisis, leaving the authorities no choice but to implement emergency measures.
Regulators in the US said on Monday that SVB's customers would have access to all their deposits, and a new facility has been set up to provide banks with access to emergency funds.
The Fed has also taken action to make it simpler for banks to borrow from the central bank in an emergency.
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With works on a potential digital dollar gaining pace in the US, the case for Bitcoin becomes significantly stronger.
The US Treasury Department’s undersecretary for domestic finance, Nellie Liang, stated that the federal government would begin talks in the “coming months” in regard to a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
During a speech made last week for the Atlantic Council, Ms Liang said officials in the USD are “actively evaluating whether a Read More
Comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell this week will likely kick start a year of important opportunities for global investors.
Following last week’s “extraordinarily strong” U.S. jobs report, Powell delivered his first comments during a question-and-answer session with David Rubenstein of the Economic Club of Washington, stating: “We didn’t expect it to be this strong.”
As I was quoted by Forbes, Newsmax, Yahoo Finance, MSN, Mena FN, Read More
deVere has carried out a recent survey which revealed 82% of high net worth (HNW) clients – with between £1m and £5m of investable assets – have sought advice on crypto over the past year.
The cryptocurrency market registered its worst performance since 2018 last year, with Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap, declining around 75% over the 12 months.
The price falls resulted from investors reducing exposure to risk-on assets, including stocks and Read More