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Gold Price Analysis For July 2018

Gold is an approved investment asset which investors have utilized for ages. Not only is it pretty cool to hold gold in its physical form, but, it also provides a multitude of benefits. Those who hold gold claim its extremely diverse compared to other assets such as equities, bonds, or cash. Investing in gold allows you to create a hedge…

Gold In Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’re pleased to bring you our latest infographic entitled: Gold In Industry. Here, you’ll learn the basics of just how diverse and useful this shiny yellow metal is, and not just for jewelry and bullion. In fact, gold is also used in the electronics industry, in medical and health, and even in space! We’ll start you off with a few…

Singapore And Fintech

There has been an intense fintech explosion in Asia, with Singapore at the forefront of this growth. With more than 400 fintech startups in the country, Singapore stands out as the leading global fintech hub. Its strong financial presence has been an active catalyst in catapulting it towards fintech innovation. Furthermore, the country is riddled with plenty of incentives that…

Analysis – Southeast Asian Gold Market and Government Reserves

The precious yellow metal is fairly widely (although irregularly) distributed throughout Southeast Asia. The majority of the countries in this region actively mine gold both for the domestic and international markets. Also, gold plays a huge role in the cultures of these countries with it being used in various festive events and ceremonies. Below we take a look at the…

ASEAN: Governments and Cryptocurrencies

ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, was originally formed in 1967 by five member nations, namely Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The original 5 member alliance’s aim was to promote regional stability. Currently, ASEAN consists of 10 member countries. Brunei joined ASEAN in 1984, Vietnam joined in 1995, Myanmar and Laos joined in 1997, and Cambodia joined in…

Analysis – Indonesia Online Markets & Payments

As Southeast Asia and its countries continue developing on the road of becoming some of the world’s leading countries, it also begins to be more accepting of online markets and payments, nurturing both to facilitate the demands of their people. Here we will take a look at one of the biggest GDP earners in Southeast Asia, which is Indonesia. Having…

Recent Bitcoin Developments

Bitcoin has managed to dominate the cryptocurrency market ever since its inception. Besides being the most popular cryptocurrency, it’s also the most expensive crypto in the world. Its price skyrocketed back in the last quarter of 2017 where it nearly breached the $20,000 mark. Most users adopt it as an investment asset by hodling it, but much of its hype…

What’s The Scoop On Cryptocurrencies? – June 2018

During the month of June, the whole cryptocurrency market took a huge tumble. Trading activity dropped across all cryptocurrency markets. The majority of the top ten most traded cryptocurrencies experienced a significant drop in trading volume, ranging from 17% to 57% compared to May 2018. So far, Bitcoin still takes the lead as the most traded cryptocurrency with Ethereum and…

Gold And Blockchain Use In Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest island country, comprising more than 13,000 islands. Due to this, it’s the 4th most populous country, with a population of about 266.7 million. It’s equivalent to about 3.5% of the world’s total population. When it comes to size, Indonesia is the 14th largest country in the world in terms of land area. In terms of combined…