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Aaron Woolner

Aaron Woolner is a financial journalist with more than 15 years experience. An Asia specialist, he was previously Hong Kong Bureau Chief for and is fascinated by the diversity in the region’s financial markets. He is currently based in Southeast Asia.

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Ethereum split: PoW Ethereum mainnet launches following The Merge

Proof-of-work Ethereum fork launches

Aaron Woolner07:56, 16 September 2022
ByBit gets behind POW ETH alternatives
Digital exchange ByBit to support post-Merge ETH POW tokens

ETH miners may be pushing back against the energy efficient switch by exchanges are keener

Aaron Woolner04:29, 26 August 2022
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Mt. Gox Bitcoin black swan event: BTC price facing $3bn of sell pressure as refunds begin

Infamous Japanese BTC exchange to hand cash back to creditors

Aaron Woolner06:54, 23 August 2022
Pha That Luang, a gold-covered large Buddhist stupa in the centre of the city of Vientiane, Laos.
Laos teeters towards economic collapse as kip crumbles

Pre-Covid structural issues have been accelerated by global inflation pressures

Aaron Woolner04:36, 10 August 2022
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Bhutan to pilot retail CBDC with XRP backer's Ripple

Himalayan kingdom latest Asian state to trial a digital currency

Aaron Woolner11:55, 3 August 2022 Visa card slashes Spotify, Netflix CRO rebate benefits twice in an hour

Latest headline grabbing move by the innovative card provider

Aaron Woolner11:28, 3 August 2022
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StarkNet tokens: How to get in on StarkWare’s ZK roll-up Layer 2 ETH scaling solution

Slashing ETH’s gas fees is a must for transaction heavy dApp developers

Aaron Woolner04:56, 2 August 2022
Aussie central bank backs private sector crypto tokens

RBA governor says that regulation, not state backing, is key factor

Aaron Woolner07:55, 18 July 2022
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Bitcoin (BTC) has ‘run out of fools’ at $20,000 says Peter Schiff

The nose dove the crypto’s price since its November peak is a red flag says the commentator

Aaron Woolner07:09, 16 July 2022
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Indonesia aims to have crypto exchange that protects investors

Government continues to embrace blockchain technology and he also researching a retail CBDC

Aaron Woolner06:57, 1 July 2022
Website of SALT, a blockchain cryptocurrency lending platform.
Understanding the risks posed by crypto lending platforms

Forced liquidations on crypto platforms are cratering BTC and altcoin prices alike

Aaron Woolner06:56, 21 June 2022
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Tether (USDT) holds peg despite DDOS ransom attack

After algorithmic stablecoin UDT explodes, its collateralized peer is targeted by gangs

Aaron Woolner06:12, 20 June 2022
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Celsius token (CEL) gyrates as crypto lending platform’s woes mount

Native token of the Celsius Network appears to have been hit by a short squeeze

Aaron Woolner05:22, 15 June 2022
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Tron (TRX) deploys USDC to defend algo stablecoin USDD’s peg

Algorithmic stablecoin USDD has been under stress since the terra blockchain collapse

Aaron Woolner07:40, 14 June 2022
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Bloomberg terminals expands crypto coverage to top 50 coins

Move comes as institutional investors ramp up their interest in digital assets

Aaron Woolner06:42, 10 June 2022

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