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EU Financial Regulators warn consumers on the risks of cryto-assets

April 14th, 2022 (0)
The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA – the ESAs) today warn consumers that many crypto-assets are highly risky and speculative. The ESAs set out key steps consumers can take to ensure they make informed decisions. This warning ...

LUNA purchase helps Bitcoin recovery

April 14th, 2022 (0)
Bitcoin regains as LUNA Foundation Guard adds another $100 million BTC to its wallet. Key Highlights BTC has risen above $40,000 after LUNA Foundation Guard bought over $100 million Bitcoin. The rise in US tech stocks is also supportive ...

Online spending volume has expanded in the past few years

April 14th, 2022 (0)
Online spending volume has expanded in the past few years, with the value of digital payments worldwide expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15% between 2021 and 2028. This includes both business-to-business (B2B) and ...

Poland blocks EU directive to implement global corporate tax deal

April 14th, 2022 (0)
Poland vetoed on Tuesday (5 April) a compromise proposal for an EU directive that would implement the internationally agreed 15% minimum effective taxation rate for large multinationals. With its veto, the Polish government frustrated the French EU Presidency’s goal ...

One of the world’s biggest hacker forums taken down

April 14th, 2022 (0)
The illegal marketplace ‘RaidForums’ has been shut down and its infrastructure seized as a result of Operation TOURNIQUET, a complex law enforcement effort coordinated by Europol to support independent investigations of the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, Portugal, and ...

Employment up, labour market slack down in Q4 2021

April 14th, 2022 (0)
In the EU, the employment rate of people aged 20-64 stood at 74.0% in the fourth quarter of 2021, which represents an increase of 0.5 percentage points (pp) compared with the third quarter of 2021. The labour market slack, ...

European stocks steady as focus turns to ECB decision, earnings

April 14th, 2022 (0)
European stocks were little changed as investors focused on the corporate earnings season as well as the European Central Bank’s meeting for cues on the path of monetary policy. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index was up less than 0.1% ...

cTrader Desktop 4.2 Massive Release Delivers a New Epitome of Technical Superiority for Developers

March 30th, 2022 (0)
Spotware has announced the release of its cTrader Desktop 4.2 version – a release that opens up one of the biggest selections of technical improvements within several years, largely focused on the developers in the cTrader ecosystem. cTrader Desktop ...

European Council reaches agreement on updated rules for VAT rates

December 14th, 2021 (0)
The European Council reached agreement on a proposal to update EU rules on rates of value added tax (VAT). The new rules reflect member states’ current needs and the EU’s present policy objectives, which have changed considerably since the ...

Swiss bank UBS fined over tax evasion in French appeal

December 14th, 2021 (0)
A French court fined Swiss bank UBS 1.8 billion euros on appeal for its role in helping French residents commit tax fraud. UBS took the fight to the Paris appeals court after being initially hit with a 3.7-billion-euro fine ...
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