How do cryptocurrencies derive their value?
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How do cryptocurrencies derive their value?

*This content is brought to you by Jaltech A common misconception is that all cryptocurrencies are attempting to displace fiat currency (R, $, £, €). This is certainly not the case for all, and the confusion stems from the loosely use of the term “cryptocurrencies”. To clear up the confusion it is important to distinguish between…

Cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value – Jean-Pierre Verster
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Cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value – Jean-Pierre Verster

Protea Capital Management founder and hedge fund guru Jean-Pierre Verster joins the BizNews Power Hour, leading Thursday’s market insights. Jean-Pierre, infamous for shorting African Bank and Steinhoff, made his stance clear on China as he takes a bullish long-term view. September was a turbulent month and he predicts much of the same in respect of…

The future of cryptocurrencies is dependent on regulation – David Shapiro
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The future of cryptocurrencies is dependent on regulation – David Shapiro

As is customary for a Monday, South Africa’s favourite market commentator David Shapiro gives us the latest on the equity markets across the globe. David and BizNews founder Alec Hogg touch on a number of topical investment related matters. After a great start to the year, the JSE has had a tough few months, with…

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Cryptocurrencies are more dangerous than casinos – Vitaliy Katsenelson

Chartered financial analyst and chief executive of IMA – a value investing firm in Denver, Vitaliy Katsenelson shares his opinions on cryptocurrencies, with the blockchain enabled currencies having taken the investment world by storm thus far in 2021. Katsenelson likens ‘investment’ in cryptocurrencies to gambling at a Las Vegas casino – his fascinating insights jotted…