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Standard Chartered GBA business confidence survey shows sentiment holding up

Findings highlight sustained growth momentum HONG KONG, July 8, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Standard Chartered and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) today released the Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index (GBAI) for the second quarter of 2024. The “current performance” index for business activity remained largely unchanged in Q2 at 54.1, compared to 54.3 in Q1, and near its strongest level since Q2 of 2021. The GBAI “expectations” index rose to 54.8 in Q2 from 54.0 in Q1, registering its first rise in five quarters. The figures

SMC Signs Partnership Agreement with PCG Advisory Inc. and Investment Agreement with ProActive Capital Partners, LP.

BOCA RATON, FL – July 5, 2024 / SMC Entertainment, Inc. ("SMC" or the "Company") (OTC:SMCE), a versatile incubator company focused on acquisition and support of proven commercialized financial services and technology (Fintech) companies, is pleased to announce the execution of a Partnership Agreement (“Partnership Agreement”) with NY-based PCG Advisory, Inc. (“PCG Advisory”) and an investment agreement (“Investment Agreement”) with NY-based ProActive Capital Partners, LP (“ProActive Capital”). Both PCG Advisory and ProActive Capital are owned and controlled by Mr. Jeff Ramson, a career veteran in capital markets. Mr. Ramson has

SMC Announces Completion of Review of Form 10 by the Securities and Exchange Commission

Press Release | 06/10/2024 BOCA RATON, FL / ACCESSWIRE / June 10, 2024 / SMC Entertainment, Inc. ("SMC" or the "Company") (OTC:SMCE), a versatile technology incubator company focused on acquisition and support of proven commercialized financial services and technology (Fintech) companies, is pleased to announce the completion of its review of Form 10 by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). SMC filed its initial Form 10 in June 2023. This completion of the review marks a momentous milestone and solidifies SMC as a fully reporting public company. This completion of

Crypto.com’s Dubai Entity Receives Full Operational Approval

Crypto.com Exchange for Institutional Investors Launches as First Operational Milestone April 9, 2024, Dubai - Crypto.com, trusted by more than 80 million customers worldwide and the industry leader in regulatory compliance, security and privacy, announced today that its Dubai entity, CRO DAX Middle East FZE, has received full operational approval from Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) and is launching the Crypto.com Exchange for institutional investors as its first operational milestone. This operational approval follows Crypto.com’s fulfillment of the pre-operational conditions stipulated in the Virtual Asset Service Provider Licence granted

Alvara Protocol Raises $2.4M in Lightning Public Round

  Alvara Protocol is looking set to play a substantial role in redefining how the world invests. Their groundbreaking infrastructure, that is set to be an industry first, leverages the ERC-7621 (BTS or Basket Token Standard) to facilitate the creation of fully decentralized tokenized cryptocurrency investment funds. Now, anyone can now become a fund manager with ease. The responsibility for managing funds is something that has long been gatekept. Reserved for institutions or those already financially established. This is no longer the case. Alvara are poised to empower the next

A New Era of Ownership

Months ago, the mainstream media wrote articles about how crypto was dead and that there would never be another bull run. Wild predictions of Bitcoin going to zero sought to instill fear in people so they would turn away from the markets and invest in more traditional assets. Yet, despite the doomsday prophecies, Bitcoin has surged to new heights, defying expectations even before the halving takes place. The media has quickly forgotten its failed predictions and instead turned its attention to the NFT market, echoing similar skepticism. Several articles have

Analyzing Token Sale Models

Note: I mention the names of various projects below only to compare and contrast their token sale mechanisms; this should NOT be taken as an endorsement or criticism of any specific project as a whole. It's entirely possible for any given project to be total trash as a whole and yet still have an awesome token sale model. The last few months have seen an increasing amount of innovation in token sale models. Two years ago, the space was simple: there were capped sales, which sold a fixed number of

Skyward Bound: HDEX brings eFrancisco Motors and LuftCar Together For Groundbreaking Partnership

A New Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) Project Begins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Camarines Norte, Philippines – January 28, 2024 HDEX is proud to announce that two partners, eFrancisco Motor Corporation and Luftcar have come together to develop a new Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) project. The focal point of this groundbreaking collaboration is the development of the LUFT PINOY eVTOL powered by Hydrogen. Aron Dutta, Chairman of HDEX, stated, “HDEX was pleased to help facilitate this exciting partnership. What is happening in the Philippines will be the case

The Tightrope of Regulation

In a significant move at the recent G20 meeting in India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) released a joint paper outlining a framework for the global regulation of cryptocurrencies. While the proposals mostly tread familiar territory, what’s new is their conviction in crypto’s unstoppable growth and success. A flurry of optimism greeted the G20’s endorsement of the report because it advocates that countries don’t ban crypto. Hidden in its text, however, are some worrying signs. For example, on the first page, they state, “Widespread

My Life As A Science Experiment ; Continues

  A year ago Every=Ten of Ten doctors told me with confidence that I would Not get better and could not survive with Kidney function of 4.1% and Creatinine of 12.32. Immediate dialysis leading to a hopeful transplant or; death. I rejected every doctors advice and had this idea that for as long as I can I would reverse engineer manually all the vital functions that kidneys influence. It's 13 months later and I function well using frequent blood tests to tweak my protocol. It's a 24/7 job with 20+

My Health Manifesto : Cracking The Code : Flying Solo

Today when I Google "how long can a person live with my GFR 5% / kidney function the answer was "a few hours to a few weeks without dialysis." In a study with 8000+ patients 65+ with similar numbers; a month was the survival time. @68 (Stage 5 kidney failure is less than 15% /GFR; I'm not even anywhere on/near the chart) As I enter my Fourteenth/14th month; I am Defiantly hopeful. positive and optimistic that My Miracle will continue. #notmytimetodie #superoutlier While I challenge this death sentence I feel better and clearer