In this article NKE A pedestrian walks past American multinational sport clothing brand, Nike store and its logo seen in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images A lower sales forecast, slowing growth in China and a bottlenecked supply channel. The news coming out of Nike’s fiscal first-quarter earnings report
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The price of Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) crept lower Friday after China extended its crackdown on cryptocurrencies by deeming their transactions as “illegal.” “Financial institutions and non-bank payment institutions cannot offer services to activities and operations related to virtual currencies,” the People’s Bank of China said in a statement on its website Friday, adding
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The rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) poses a major challenge for the traditional financial system, an executive at the Chinese central bank has warned. Wen Xinxiang, director of the payment and settlement department at the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has expressed concerns over the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies and fiat-pegged stablecoins. Pointing
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The emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) has reshaped the landscape of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, which was once dominated by centralized exchanges like Coinbase and Binance and helped to make it more accessible for users and projects seeking to gain access to the markets.  As DeFi emerged as a cheaper, more accessible option for investors and
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   This week, the word “Evergrande” found its way into the vocabulary of every western investor. After years of watching the corporation’s football team
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Revolut CEO Nikolay Storonsky speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, California. Kimberly White | Getty Images Revolut, the global fintech player valued at $33 billion, will soon offer commission-free stock trading to U.S. customers for the first time, CNBC has learned. The start-up is set to announce Tuesday that it secured
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