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Shares in Afterpay rip higher after the FinTech posts massive growth

In early trade, they surged 18%. At the close, they up 6.2% to $14.38. On Thursday they closed 23.9% higher. Read more: www.businessinsider.com.au

Decentralised Capital Launches Australia’s First Cryptocurrency Vault

Decentralised Capital has become the first company in Australia to launch a so-called cryptocurrency vault for long-term cold storage. Read more: www.ccn.com

Joust looks to raise up to $700,000 in its crowdfunding campaign

Australia-based Joust, which connects home loan customers with lenders, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with a $700,000 goal. Read more: fintech.global

Challenges to scaling SME digital lending in Australia

We were looking to understand the landscape in the SME digital lending space in Australia, I believe there are several key themes worth paying attention to. Read More: dailyfintech.com

International coalition to investigate cryptocurrency tax crime

The UK, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the US have teamed up in a joint venture to tackle international tax crime and money laundering. Read More: regtechanalyst.com

Airwallex closes $80m Series B to support international expansion efforts

International payments provider Airwallex has closed a Series B funding round on $80m. Read more: fintech.global

‘All wrong’: crypto industry rebukes Australian banker

A senior Australia central bank official who called Bitcoin “fascinating” but its Blockchain “inefficient” has come under fire for plagiarism and spreading incorrect Read more: bitcoinist.com

Anthony Thomson brings neo banking expertise

A new Australian bank led by UK neobank veteran Anthony Thomson, former ANZ Japan CEO Robert Bell and one-time Cuscal CIO Brian Parker is getting ready Read more: www.finextra.com

Australia, New Zealand central banks don’t on cryptos

Bitcoin is “fascinating” but “inefficient,” Australia’s central bank has claimed as both it and neighboring New Zealand take a hands-off approach to their own tokens. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Australia using ‘100-point’ check to chase crypto traders

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has cast a wide net to investigate crypto investors after classifying cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as taxable ‘assets’. Read more www.ccn.com