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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Physical asset-linked projects will foster stability in DeFi

Linking DeFi protocols to real assets would dampen future levels of volatility

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HOKK coin, from meme token to DeFi ecosystem

The digital token aims to disrupt traditional finance by making DeFi accessible

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Litecoin (LTC) price prediction: heading back to all-time highs?

What is the future of the LTC price as altcoin markets rally?

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Airbus wins order for up to 60 aircraft from leasing firm ACG

The European aircraft maker receives its second major order this month, first being Qantas

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Investors ready to reap rewards from Blockchain gaming

Axie Infinity has made $1.2bn in 2021 but the market could grow much bigger

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Japan unleashes $940bn budget to boost Covid hit economy

Record levels of defence and welfare spending contained in new PM’s first budget

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The metaverse is “not a new idea” for online gamers

Game players have been inhabiting online digital worlds since the early 2000s

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Chinese metaverse stocks rise on news firm Xinhua’s NFT drop

News organisation’s move offers state-backing to non-fungible token sector in China

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Blockchain games power Avalanche’s (AVAX) rise in value

Scalability has driven Avalanche’s popularity among blockchain game developers

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RBA commits to continue QE until “at least” mid-February 2022

Australian central bank said that Omicron variant means short-term outlook is uncertain

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Hong Kong-based insurer FWD cancels its US listing

Move signals group’s fundraising likely to happen in firm’s home city

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Defi is “more Islamic” than centralised finance

CEO of the world’s first Islamic crypto is confident it meets the tenets of Islam

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Sri Lanka sovereign default increasingly likely says Fitch

South Asian country's 2022 debt repayment equal 430% of current FX reserves

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Rihanna, the metaverse and everything: tokenising trading

Start-up stock exchange Tokenise is looking to fundamentally change how assets are traded

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Derivatives industry body looks at rules for crypto disruptions

ISDA looks to set crypto derivatives standards as institutional digital asset use rises

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