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Darius McQuaid

Darius McQuaid is a finance reporter who has written business stories for the Daily Express, where he specialised in Brexit, the US markets and cryptocurrencies. He has reported on various financial issues including pensions, bridging loans and funds and was recognised by the ADVFN International Financial Awards for his “outstanding” cryptocurrency coverage. Previously he was editor of HRreview, a finalist in the Drum Online Media Awards. His personal interests include swimming, squash, music and TV/films.

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Lionel Messi (10) of Argentina celebrates their victory and a player of Australia gets upset after the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between Argentina and Australia at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on 3 December, 2022
2022 FIFA World Cup: Fan tokens all down as competition continues

The Spain National Fan Token (SNFT) saw a big drop after the team was knocked out

Darius McQuaid15:50, 7 December 2022
Changpeng Zhao, co-founder & CEO, Binance, at Media Village during day one of Web Summit 2022 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal
FTX: ‘SBF is one of the greatest fraudsters in history’, says Binance’s CZ

Changpeng Zhao also accused Sam Bankman-Fried of being ‘a master manipulator when it comes to media and key opinion leaders’

Darius McQuaid13:20, 7 December 2022
 In this photo illustration a Goldman Sachs Group logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a Goldman Sachs Group logo in the background
Goldman Sachs sees FTX collapse as buying opportunity

The investment bank is already building its own private distributed ledger technology

Darius McQuaid15:25, 6 December 2022
P2E concept shown on a mobile phone
AXS jump: sudden price surge for Axie Infinity as it moves towards decentralisation

Axie Infinity was inspired by popular games such as Pokémon and Tamagotchi

Darius McQuaid12:19, 6 December 2022
Senator-elect Cynthia Lummis meets with the media, 9 November 2020, in Washington DC
US Senator Cynthia Lummis: ‘I am a HODLer’

Lummis has submitted a bipartisan bill that aims to create a regulatory framework for crypto

Darius McQuaid15:25, 2 December 2022
Crypto hacker
Ankr exploit: $aBNBc price falls 99.51% as aBNB token hit with million-dollar attack

Ankr announced it is drafting a plan and is ‘committed to compensating affected users’

Darius McQuaid12:24, 2 December 2022
Representation of the digital crypto Ethereum and bitcoin
UK crypto: ‘Tension exists between parliament and regulation’, says SNP’s Dr Lisa Cameron

The MP also wants to bring crypto education into schools and universities across the UK

Darius McQuaid15:19, 1 December 2022
The GMX logo and name on a black background
FTX void: GMX token up 17% as decentralised exchanges cash in following fallout

In November, for the first time ever GMX in trading fess, overtook Uniswap

Darius McQuaid12:34, 1 December 2022
Charles Hoskinson, Founder, Cardano, on Centre stage during day three of Web Summit 2022 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal
Cardano co-founder Charles Hoskinson: ‘Crypto is never going to zero – we are a religion at this point’

Hoskinson also said: “Crypto is the only solution where everyone is truly, truly equal”

Darius McQuaid14:57, 30 November 2022
The Ripple (XRP) logo displayed on a smartphone
SEC v Ripple: ‘Regardless of decision, the company will go on’, says head of public policy Susan Friedman

2022 ‘has been a great year for Ripple’, according to Friedman

Darius McQuaid11:55, 30 November 2022
A fan poses in the Corniche area ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Kick off: CHZ token down as World Cup continues and holders on FTX could receive compensation

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is taking place from 21 November to 18 December 2022

Darius McQuaid16:12, 29 November 2022
Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and former CEO of FTX, testifies during a Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Where is Sam Bankman-Fried? FTX founder interviewed by Bahamas police after rumoured flight to Argentina

Former CEO of FTX spotted on the balcony of his Bahamas penthouse

Darius McQuaid15:06, 29 November 2022
The logo and the headquarters building of the European Central Bank (ECB)
Term stablecoin is ‘problematic’ says leading European Central Bank figure

Teana Baker-Taylor, vice-president of policy and regulatory strategy at Circle, also said: ‘The term stablecoin is a bad one’

Darius McQuaid12:32, 29 November 2022
Representation of Dogecoin cryptocurrency is seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland
Dogecoin pumps 8%, as David Gokhshtein imagines Vitalik and Musk ‘working together to upgrade $DOGE’

In 2019, Elon Musk was named the unofficial CEO of dogecoin

Darius McQuaid15:27, 25 November 2022
In this photo illustration, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seal is seen displayed on a smartphone screen
SEC v Ripple: XRP price rises 8% to $0.40 ahead of 30 November summary judgement filings

In December 2020, the SEC filed a lawsuit against Ripple, arguing that XRP was a security

Darius McQuaid13:07, 25 November 2022

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