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Robinhood goes down amidst GameStop trading chaos

Stock-trading app Robinhood went down for some users during Wednesday amidst the trading chaos surrounding GameStop, according to a Motherboard report.

The FCA and the FRC remind companies that extended financial information...

The measures put in place to ensure regulated businesses have enough time to publish audited financial reports are still valid, remind two UK regulators.

MAS director bullish about Asia’s economic recovery past Covid-19

The Monetary Authority of Singapore's deputy managing director is confident in Asian markets' ability to recover past the pandemic, but warns that there are still challenges ahead.

InsurTech welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Covid-19 cases

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that policyholders should have their coronavirus losses covered by insurers and the InsurTech industry is welcoming the decision.

More than half of UK firms believe Covid-19 would hurt their...

Almost 4,000 regulated firms in the UK were at risk of failing in October and 59% of companies believe Covid-19 will have an adverse effect on their business, according to research from a City watchdog.

Ondato secures $2m raise to fuel European expansion

Lithuanian identity verification company Ondato has scored $2m in seed capital to fuel its continued European growth, which has been powered by Covid-19.

Object Astra launches sweat equity platform in the UK

FinTech startup Object Astra has leveraged the Covid-19 crisis by launching a new sweat equity platform that can tap into the skills from professionals furloughed due to the pandemic.

Fewer than one in five small UK firms have prepared for...

With less than two weeks until the Brexit transition period ends on December 31, new research has revealed that only 18% of small businesses have prepared for the UK's divorce from the EU.

How Covid-19 changed banks’ onboarding processes

Many banks had already started to introduce digital onboarding solutions before the coronavirus swept over the world. Following the pandemic, these efforts have gone into overdrive.

CyberTech DefenseStorm locks down $19m in new capital

Cybersecurity and cyber compliance company DefenseStorm has added $19m to its coffers to support its growth.

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