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Weekly Crypto Brief 17th December

A Freshen Up Of The Weekly Brief for 2020! As we approach the end of 2019 and ahead of some exciting announcements for GlobalBlock in 2020, we thought it was time for a freshen up to our weekly crypto brief based on feedback we have had from clients on the content that we put out each […]

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Global Block Blockchain and Crypto Broking

Weekly Crypto Brief 10th December

Weekly Comment  If you hadn’t already heard, a much-anticipated Ethereum hard fork took place last week, shifting to “Istanbul”. The system-wide update came into force when the network passed block #9069000 late on Saturday night with Vitalik Buterin (co-founder of Ethereum) now claiming the potential to reach 3,000 transactions per second. Instanbul is designed to deliver interoperability […]

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Weekly Crypto Brief 3rd December

Weekly Comment  Last Wednesday saw the major South Korean crypto exchange Upbit lose 342,000 Ether through a security breach and hack from its hot wallet. These funds total to an estimated $50 million and since then all crypto assets have been moved into a cold storage.  Along with this deposits and withdrawals are going to be […]

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Global Block Blockchain and Crypto Broking

Weekly Crypto Brief 25th November

Weekly Comment  Recent reports in the media have suggested that Binance and Bithumb, two major crypto exchanges, have closed their offices in Shanghai following raids by Chinese Police. However both companies have claimed the rumours are not true. Binance mentioned that such an operation would be impossible as it does not have offices within the […]

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