Luno has established an investment arm, called Luno Expeditions, that it plans to use to invest in fintech, cryptocurrency and Web3 start-ups.
Luno is looking for a foothold in the US, the latest international platform to try and tap one of the world’s biggest populations of digital-asset investors.
Marius Reitz, Luno’s GM for Africa, provides an overview of some of the important milestones in the cryptocurrency space in 2021.
Bitcoin plunged along with other cryptocurrencies on Saturday, in another indication of the risk aversion sweeping across financial markets.
Bitcoin jumped on Friday, rising in a matter of minutes to its biggest daily gain since July, and other digital currencies surged in a shock rally.
Bitcoin and US stocks are moving increasingly in lockstep as investor anxiety builds ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting.
South Africa is moving with more urgency to stiffen oversight of cryptocurrency assets after a proliferation of scams.
Bitcoin pushed higher Monday as proponents took encouragement at its failure to breach the closely watched $30 000 support level over the weekend.
The only reasonable course of action is to be proactive, and those taxpayers who are at risk of being “found out” should take the cue and rectify their affairs before it is too late. By Thomas Lobban.
South Africa’s three largest cryptocurrency exchanges say they have been approached by the South African Revenue Service as part of a tax risk assessment exercise on residents.