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India’s Securities Watchdog to Launch System for Monitoring Financial Instruments

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India’s securities watchdog plans to lean heavily on distributed ledger technology for the monitoring and recording of financial instruments, beginning next year. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced Wednesday its intentions to roll out a system for Read More

Citigroup se prepara para operar futuros de bitcoin en la Bolsa Mercantil de Chicago

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El gigante bancario estadounidense Citigroup (NYSE: C) está esperando la aprobación regulatoria para comenzar a negociar contratos de futuros de bitcoin en la Bolsa Mercantil de Chicago (CME), según una fuente del banco que pidió permanecer en el anonimato. El Read More

Coinbase Strengthens in Germany With Solarisbank’s KYC Platform

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is tapping German fintech banking platform Solarisbank’s know-your-customer (KYC) system.  The arrangement, announced Wednesday, further strengthens Coinbase’s position in Germany, where it recently became the first company to win a crypto custody license from the country’s financial Read More

Withdrawal of Ether Futures ETF Proposals Good Sign for Bitcoin Futures ETF: Analyst

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The abrupt withdrawal last week by VanEck and ProShares of proposals for ether futures exchange-traded funds (ETF) bodes well for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission soon approving a bitcoin futures ETF, according to Bloomberg Intelligence’s ETF analyst James Seyffart.   Read More

Swiss Financial Trio to Offer Institutions Tokenized Assets on Tezos

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Three crypto-focused firms in Switzerland are using the Tezos blockchain to offer tokenized assets to institutional clients. FINMA-authorized cryptocurrency trading firm Crypto Finance AG is teaming up with Zürich-based InCore Bank and crypto-focused IT firm Inacta to create regulated financial Read More

Bitcoin on Longest Weekly Winning Run in 9 Months Ahead of Jackson Hole Symposium

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Bitcoin has chalked up an impressive rally ahead of the Federal Reserve’s annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole on Friday. Analysts say the virtual event could strengthen cryptocurrency’s bullish trajectory. Bitcoin was trading at a three-month high of $50,200 at Read More