International Monetary Fund

IMF says risks to financial stability have increased and to remain vigilant International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Sunday that, ‘risks to financial stability have increased and called for continued vigilance although actions by advanced economies have calmed market stress’. Challenge The IMF managing director is reported toRead More →

Deutsche Bank’s U.S. listed shares fell 10% in pre-market trading. European stocks came under pro-longed pressure Friday morning as banking sector woes fail to disperse. The DAX and FTSE 100 indices each fall by more than 2% in early morning trade. Central Banks Investors have been assessing the global centralRead More →

Accusations It is widely reported that the SEC (Securities & Exchanges Commission) – accuses Ripple, CEO Brad Garlinghouse and co-founder Chris Larsen of breaching U.S. securities laws by selling XRP without first registering it with the regulator. Ripple contests the SEC’s allegations, maintaining the view that XRP should be consideredRead More →

Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

The Collapse of the 16th Largest U.S. Bank Silicon Valley Bank – (SVB), the 16th largest bank in the U.S. (at the start of last week) – had been operational for 40 years and was considered a reliable source of funding for tech start-ups. SVB Financial Group’s holdings were hitRead More →