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CRYPTOCURRENCIES

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LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Dec 10, 2022
At 2022’s close, all quiet on the crypto fashion front
Digital currencies have had a difficult end to 2022, but what does that spell for fashion brands who pushed them all year?
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BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 7, 2022
Nomura’s crypto arm seeks profit in two years in shakeout after FTX crisis
The unit, Laser Digital, will leverage the backing of the Tokyo-based investment bank to win over institutional investors and plans to add 50 employees by March.
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BUSINESS / Markets
Dec 1, 2022
FTX’s Japan unit drafts plan to return client funds
The proposal, which has yet to be finalized, centers on using a platform called Liquid to facilitate the return of assets starting in January.
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SOCCER / World cup
Nov 29, 2022
Lionel Messi faces Cristiano Ronaldo in World Cup fan coin showdown
The growth spurt in fan tokens comes at a time of tumult in the crypto market, which is reeling from the collapse of major exchange FTX earlier this month.
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BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 24, 2022
BOJ plans digital yen experiment with mega-banks next spring
If the BOJ decides to issue a digital yen, one viable option would allow consumers to use the currency via a special app on their smartphones.
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BUSINESS
Nov 23, 2022
FTX was run as 'personal fiefdom,' company attorney says
In the highest-profile crypto blowup to date, FTX filed for protection in the United States after traders pulled $6 billion from the platform in three days.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Nov 22, 2022
NBA champion Warriors sued over FTX collapse
The Warriors last December had named FTX its official cryptocurrency platform, in what it called a first-of-its-kind cryptocurrency partnership in professional sports.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 21, 2022
What is next for the FTX fallout?
The dramatic collapse of the crypto exchange continues to reverberate throughout the industry.
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BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Nov 19, 2022
FTX’s point of no return can be traced back to a tweet, data show
When did it go from grim to hopeless for Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto empire? It may come down to one tweet by his second-in-command.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 18, 2022
How FTX bought its way to become the 'most regulated' crypto exchange
Company documents reveal the tactics behind founder Sam Bankman-Fried's regulatory agenda, including the terms of a deal announced earlier this year with IEX Group.
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COMMENTARY / World
Nov 18, 2022
AI can make crypto safer for everyone
Artificial intelligence can make cryptocurrencies easier to use without the need for intermediaries that people may not trust.
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MORE SPORTS
Nov 17, 2022
Shohei Ohtani and Naomi Osaka among star athletes sued over collapse of crypto exchange FTX
Los Angeles Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani and four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka were among high-profile celebrities who have been sued in a U.S. class action lawsuit this week over the collapse of major crypto exchange FTX.
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BUSINESS
Nov 16, 2022
Before the blowup, Wall Street heavyweights went to bat for FTX
Trading firms, think tanks and professors all supported FTX's plans to shake up the derivatives industry.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 15, 2022
Regulators circle crypto exchange FTX after collapse as rivals reassure clients
The implosion of FTX, once a darling of the crypto industry with a $32 billion valuation as of January, has spurred investigations by the U.S. Justice Department, the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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BUSINESS / Tech / ANALYSIS
Nov 12, 2022
FTX meltdown sparks investor rethink of battered crypto market
The collapse of several crypto lenders and major tokens had rung alarm bells even before the blow-up of FTX.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 12, 2022
At least $1 billion of client funds missing at failed crypto firm FTX
The exchange's founder Sam Bankman-Fried secretly transferred $10 billion of customer funds from FTX to Bankman-Fried's trading company Alameda Research, sources said.
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BUSINESS / EXPLAINER
Nov 10, 2022
How Binance-FTX deal rocked the crypto world and then collapsed
While crypto might seem like a niche corner of finance, the saga between two of its top players has upended the crypto ecosystem and is likely to have far-reaching repercussions.
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BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 8, 2022
Lawmaker behind Japan crypto strategy says rules still too tight
The latest steps suggest Japan is getting more serious about rejuvenating the crypto market.
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BUSINESS
Oct 25, 2022
Shunned digital currency looks for street credibility in Nigeria
The central bank's focus on the digital currency is creating confusion among many Nigerians, who fail to see the difference between the government-backed eNaira and cryptocurrencies.
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BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 20, 2022
Japan to further relax crypto rules by easing listings of tokens
The relaxed rule could take effect as early as December, helping startups compete with established players by smoothing the process of listing tokens and lowering the bar for market entry.

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