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Why developing countries are so keen on cryptocurrencies

Why developing countries are so keen on cryptocurrencies

Update: 2021-09-071
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https://www.ft.com/content/768cdb61-a131-42de-b8d6-42c3c757cb82


Prime minister Boris Johnson will announce a tax rise of more than £10bn a year today, and the military junta that overthrew Guinea’s president is urging mining companies to keep operating.  Plus, the FT’s emerging markets correspondent, Jonathan Wheatley, explains why developing countries have provided fertile ground for cryptocurrencies to take hold. 


Johnson set to unveil £10bn tax rise to fund NHS, social care

https://www.ft.com/content/47120539-1930-4065-ae93-de84dc51378c


Guinea coup leaders urge mining companies to keep operating

https://www.ft.com/content/6ff3fe38-66f1-4d76-995a-457936305dd2


Cryptocurrencies: developing countries provide fertile ground

https://www.ft.com/content/1ea829ed-5dde-4f6e-be11-99392bdc0788


‘Shang-Chi’ smashes Labor Day records with $90m in ticket sales

https://www.ft.com/content/731d8697-a894-4f81-aae6-0a27f3cf85ed


The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.


 

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Why developing countries are so keen on cryptocurrencies

Why developing countries are so keen on cryptocurrencies