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Market data giant IHS Markit is steering clear of cryptocurrencies until the sector gets formal regulation.
Lance Uggla, CEO of the $20 billion company, told Business Insider at the Innovate Finance Global Summit in London this week that cryptocurrencies are “very speculative at the moment” and the market is “no different to a lot of young people that like to bet on the football.”
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- Cryptokitties, which is like Beanie Babies on the blockchain, just got $12 million from Andreessen Horowitz
- Russia secretly helped Venezuela launch a cryptocurrency to evade US sanctions
- Bitcoin spikes after G-20 expresses no desire for crypto oversight
- Has the cryptocoin market met its match in the Securities and Exchange Commission?
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