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Moneyweb Crypto explores all things crypto and blockchain: the good, the bad and the impossible. If you're looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, or understand this evolving universe, you're in the right place.

Moneyweb Crypto explores all things crypto and blockchain: the good, the bad and the impossible. If you're looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, or understand this evolving universe, you're in the right place.

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South Africa

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Moneyweb Crypto explores all things crypto and blockchain: the good, the bad and the impossible. If you're looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, or understand this evolving universe, you're in the right place.

Language:

English


Episodes

EC10 plans to be the first South African crypto Exchange Traded Fund

4/12/2021
EC10 co-founder Earle Loxton talks about the recent management fee increases, and the company's plans to launch an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) offering institutional investors exposure to bitcoin, but under the watchful eye of the JSE.

Duration:00:25:53

The rand as we know it will eventually disappear

4/8/2021
History teaches us that the same will happen to the US dollar and Sterling. The question is what will replace these? There's a good case to be made for private monies like bitcoin as a replacement for failing fiat currencies, argues economist Dawie Roodt.

Duration:00:37:55

Get over the idea that Africa is poor

4/7/2021
Sonya Kuhnel of Blockchain Africa discusses how crypto project Cardano is launching a system of digital IDs that will unlock huge wealth across the African continent, and whether non-fungible tokens (or NFTs) are the digital equivalent of pet rocks, or whether they will become a real force in the emerging digital economy.

Duration:00:32:57

Why Nigerians are paying a 50% premium for bitcoin

3/28/2021
Bitcoin in Nigeria traded last week at a 50% premium to the price available in most other countries, after the Central Bank of Nigeria instructed banks to shut down accounts associated with crypto trading. Marius Reitz, Africa's GM for crypto exchange Luno, explains what impact this has had on Africa's fastest-growing crypto market and how Nigerians are finding ways around this.

Duration:00:36:59

Inundated with dodgy crypto schemes, the FSCA takes action

3/25/2021
Brandon Topham, head of enforcement at the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), explains that the authority is inundated with Mirror Trading International-lookalike scams. It's not just the FSCA pushing for regulation. Crypto exchanges, eager to burnish the sector's credibility, want this too.

Duration:00:36:44

Binance Coin crashes the crypto party with 570% rise since January

3/18/2021
Brenton Naicker, country head for crypto exchange Binance, explains what's behind the sudden explosion in the price of Binance Coin, now the third largest cryptocurrency as measured by market cap.

Duration:00:31:24

'This is like 1995 in internet terms for the crypto market'

3/14/2021
Farzam Ehsani, co-founder and CEO of crypto exchange VALR, answers Moneyweb readers' questions about how to safely get started in cryptos, and whether we are anywhere near the end of the current bull cycle.

Duration:00:36:42

How to earn risk-free profits from crypto

3/10/2021
Jon Ovadia, founder and CEO of crypto company Ovex, talks about the explosive growth of crypto arbitrage - where investors are able to exploit price differences in different markets for risk-free returns.

Duration:00:29:25

Bitcoin headed for $100k in 2021, says 'crypto oracle'

3/8/2021
Teeka Tiwari, known as the 'crypto oracle', believes Bitcoin will hit $100 000 in 2021, but that we are still in the early stages of a major bull run.

Duration:00:33:08

Why family offices are learning to love cryptos

3/4/2021
Earle Loxton of DCX Capital, explains why the narrative around cryptos has changed over the last three years and why institutions and family offices are starting to pay attention to this new asset class.

Duration:00:22:53

Tax and cryptos - all you need to know

3/2/2021
Partner Wiehann Olivier and senior tax consultant Tertius Troost of Mazars run us through all the likely scenarios that you need to know about cryptos and tax, and why you might be better off with a buy-and-hold strategy when it comes to settling the taxman.

Duration:00:24:37

'Don't be alarmed by bitcoin's drop - we've been here before'

2/28/2021
Richard da Sousa, founder of crypto exchange Altcoin Trader, has seen far worse crashes in his time as a bitcoin investor. This is a moderate correction compared with past crashes.

Duration:00:30:21

How to spot a scam

2/18/2021
Crypto auditor Julian van Zyl, who helped bust a brokerage scam in Cayman Islands, explains the early tell-tale signs of a scam.

Duration:00:15:21

-DELETED- How to spot a scam

2/18/2021
Crypto auditor Julian van Zyl, who helped bust a brokerage scam in Cayman Islands, explains the early tell-tale signs of a scam.

Duration:00:14:31

Investec quietly tests a "digital vault" which may signal its entry to the crypto space

2/16/2021
Investec's blockchain lead Chris Becker explains what's inside the new digital vault the bank recently piloted and whether this means it's preparing to enter the crypto space.

Duration:00:24:31

Africa's great crypto awakening

2/7/2021
Luno co-founder and CEO Marcus Swanepoel expects huge crypto adoption in Africa driven by its ability to deliver more efficient and cheaper methods of making payments. He believes this, and new markets in Europe and Asia, will drive Luno's customer base to one billion within the next decade.

Duration:00:32:44

New digital exchange built on the blockchain to challenge the JSE

2/3/2021
But with a difference - even spaza shops will be able to raise capital, explains Forus Exchange founder Sonny Fisher.

Duration:00:25:26

How MTI has damaged South Africa's reputation as Africa's financial hub

2/1/2021
Ciaran Ryan and Jan Vermeulen of MyBroadband take a deep dive into the collapse of MTI and what it means for SA's reputation as a regional financial centre, and how it managed to grow so spectacularly in its final months of operation.

Duration:00:39:59

Blockchain technology moves from hype to mainstream (and what this means for you)

1/28/2021
2021 will be the year when blockchain storms the financial sector. Sonya Kuhnel of Bitcoin Events explains what's in store for the upcoming Blockchain Africa Conference, from using stablecoins for import and export, to new payment methods at a fraction of the cost charged by banks, to the explosive growth in cryptos across Africa.

Duration:00:16:25

Why Ethereum may be on the cusp of hitting the big time

1/27/2021
Jason Carpenter of Etherbridge and Jon-Jon Clarke of blockchain development company Avolabs explain why Ethereum is about to break out of bitcoin's shadow into the big time.

Duration:00:47:38