Bitfinex is reportedly considering a pivot to Switzerland.
On Thursday, the SEC’s director of trading and markets stated that no registered exchanges or alternative trading systems (ATSs) currently support cryptocurrency trading. This is despite at least one company’s interest in trading digital assets through an ATS.
Central Banks: Blockchain Will Overhaul Securities SettlementsThe European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan have released a joint report claiming that distributed ledger technology (DLT) can generate new securities settlement mechanisms, such as “cross-chain atomic swaps” among unconnected ledgers. The 52-page report is titled, “Securities settlement systems: delivery-versus-payment in a distributed ledger environment.” DLT’s […]
Poll: Two-Fifths of South Korean Millennials Keen to Invest in BitcoinSouth Korean millennials are keen to invest in cryptocurrencies more than any other generation presently, according to a new report by the Bank of Korea (BOK). Not only are they interested but anxious to get in on the opportunity. Cryptocurrency trading has gripped the South […]
The common currency Euro had earlier struck a fresh 5-week peak versus the US Dollar as concerns that a global trade war had been brewing now seem to be receding.
Global stock markets were broadly higher in Asia after the Wall Street Journal reported that the United States and China were “quietly” negotiating a potential trade deal
The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission will try to sell Vladimir Putin on the idea of a blockchain-based voting system for future presidential elections.
On Tuesday, the European Securities and Markets Authority published leveraging standards for CFDs and barred the sale of binary options to retail investors.
The CLOUD Act was, for all intents and purposes, smuggled into the 2232-page US omnibus spending bill that was passed on Friday. Stipulations will drastically change internet privacy laws.
A Chinese government research institute has begun offering a blockchain-as-a-service platform that aims to enable a wide range of use cases, from identity management to digital coupon issuance.