In London, Damien Hirst exhibits NFT and burns his paintings

In his London gallery, the artist presents “The coin“. A project consisting of 10,000 ephemeral paintings that all correspond to an NFT. What is more valuable, the physical or digital artwork? Damien Hirst will present his first exhibition with NFTs in London from Friday 22 September, these digital reproductions that are shaking the art market, … Read more

Fintech regulation remains limited in Morocco

Morocco’s promise as a destination for fintech investments is largely supported by favorable demographics and a mature mobile market, says the international rating agency in a recent study entitled: “Fintech Morocco: Financial Inclusion Boosts Regulation, mistrust hampers l ‘adoption”. “The government is trying to regulate the sector, but structural challenges weigh heavily on its efforts. … Read more

NFTs seek their place in the world of classical art

While the smell of sulfur hangs over the world of cryptocurrencies, some investors and experimenters are looking to introduce NFTs – digital tokens based on the same technology as cryptocurrencies – into the world of art galleries and museums. Virtually cutting a painting into small squares, each associated with an NFT: this is what Artessere … Read more

MRE deposits exceed Dh 190 billion

At the end of June 2022, outstanding bank credit amounted to Dh 1,027.8 billion, an annual increase of 4%, according to Bank Al-Maghrib’s “Bank Loans and Deposits” dashboard. The 6% annual increase in loans to NFEs (Private Non-Financial Enterprises) essentially reflects the 11% increase in cash facilities and, to a lesser extent, the 1.4% increase … Read more

Bank resources strengthened in 2021

Supported by the good performance of customer deposits, which grew at a rate of 5.3%, bank resources strengthened at the end of 2021, announced Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM). During this year, debts to lenders and stocks increased by 8.3% and 4.4% respectively, while bond debts decreased by 0.6%, the Bank said in its 18th annual report. … Read more

NFTs, an “opportunity to be seized but framed” for the world of culture

In the past two years, non-fungible tokens (JNF, or NFT in English) have experienced a spectacular boom in the field of culture. These tokens associated with a digital file by a “smart contract” and registered on the blockchain (a computer protocol considered inviolable) to guarantee authenticity, have made it possible to enhance digital works of … Read more

Become rich now or stay poor forever ”, the second book by Hamidou Zonga

Hamidou Zonga, journalist and writer from Burkinabè, presented his second work entitled “Cryptocurrencies: get rich now or stay poor forever”. The presentation took place on Thursday 30 June 2022 in Ouagadougou. What’s after this announcement After ” Foubé or the women’s crusade published in September 2021, Hamidou Zonga once again stood out thanks to his … Read more

Sports and entertainment stars get busy in NFTs

Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappé, Snoop Dogg … The interest of sports and entertainment stars for NFTs is growing, including dedicated projects, partnerships and investments in specialized companies, a way to make these unique digital objects known to their many fans . The “NFT”, for “non-fungible token” or non-fungible token, is a digital format that allows … Read more