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Three currency wars, not one

This short blog post describes three different types of currency wars that seem to be happening at the moment. The phrase “currency wars” is not new – typically is has referred to deliberate devaluation of one’s own currency to increase competiti…

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Tokens: Shares with Benefits

This short post explores some of the additional value that tokenised assets on blockchains can add, over and above pure financial return. The assets in question could be shares, or bonds, or other financial securities recorded as tokens on blockchains….

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Who legally owns all the shares? Not you.

In this post I explore how legal title to publicly listed shares works in Hong Kong, the USA, and Singapore. Then I relate this to tokens recorded on blockchains. Hong Kong I learnt something interesting on Monday when the Hong Kong Securities and Futu…

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