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2024/04

FROM RECOVERY TO RECORD HIGH: THE 2023 – 2024 CRYPTOCURRENCY MILESTONES

This edition details the evolution of the crypto market in 2023 and 2024, which have been pivotal periods. Bitcoin, Ethereum and Solana prices have recovered, surged and gained confidence among investors. Key developments like Bitcoin ETF approvals and Ethereum's upgrades highlight increased institutional adoption and technological progress in the crypto ecosystem. This growth reflects a transformative shift in the financial landscape, positioning crypto as viable components of investment portfolios, outperforming traditional assets.
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2024/04

OUTLOOK ON IMPACT OF CHINA’S SUPPORTIVE POLICIES

China has been proactively rolling out supportive policies geared towards stabilizing its stock market and sustaining economic growth. In this edition, EquitiesFirst provides an overview of these recent initiatives and their impact on the country’s economic climate in 2024.
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2024/01

2024 THAILAND OUTLOOK REPORT

Thailand’s performance in 2023 was highlighted by fluctuations in the local equity market and a significant slowdown in inflation. This volume recaps market trends in Thailand over the past year and how EquitiesFirst’s asset-backed financing can help investors capitalize on the country’s resurgence that is expected to continue in 2024.
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2023/12

2024 GLOBAL OUTLOOK REPORT

A flurry of factors shaped the global market in 2023, resulting in the strong performance of the US equity market, economic challenges in China, and the remarkable rally of Bitcoin. In this edition, EquitiesFirst reviews the key financial events that defined this year and shares its insightful outlook for 2024.
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2023/11

UNLOCK OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EVOLVING CRYPTO LANDSCAPE

A potential US Bitcoin ETF signals a pivotal moment for the crypto industry, leading Bitcoin’s surge to a 17-month high. Its strong performance and anticipation of the 2024 Bitcoin halving are driving investment in the digital asset. This edition details how EquitiesFirst stands out as an alternative platform in providing crypto borrowing services to address rising demand.
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2023/10

THE SKEW TOWARDS QUALITY IN THE CRYPTO MARKET

As cryptocurrency continues to perform among the top asset classes in 2023, investors are increasingly seeking quality in the sector – from holding the largest coins in the largest exchanges to dealing with licensed counterparties. This volume highlights how EquitiesFirst’s crypto-backed financing offers investors a high-quality solution to raise capital by leveraging this bullish sector.
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