Tag: Bitcoin

August 05, 2022 BY Alan Sayer

Coinbase and BlackRock Partner to Offer Institutional Clients Crypto Trading Access

To begin with, only trading access to bitcoin will be provided, although Coinbase said they will continue to progress the platform integration and roll out functionality in phases to interested clients. Joseph Chalom, Global Head of Strategic Ecosystem Partnerships at BlackRock, said: "Our institutional clients are increasingly interested in gaining exposure to digital asset markets…

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July 29, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ETC Group lists Bitcoin ETP in Europe on Cboe

Tim Bevan, Founder and co-CEO of ETC Group commented: As a flagship product, bringing BTCE to Cboe Europe is a logical step as demand for exposure to crypto recovers worldwide. The BTCE listing on Cboe Europe further establishes ETC Group’s leadership position in European domiciled cryptocurrency-backed securities. ETC Group’s products offer several benefits when compared…

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CME Group
March 29, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

CME Group expands crypto derivatives offerings with Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether options

Bogucki added: The smaller contract sizes will give investors and traders greater flexibility in managing their exposure to the two biggest cryptocurrencies in the world, opening the market up to new participants. Galaxy Digital is excited to act as a liquidity provider for these options and other CME Group cryptocurrency products. Derek Devens, Senior Portfolio…

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Malaysian police go viral as they crush Bitcoin mining rigs
July 19, 2021 BY Alan Sayer

Malaysian police go viral as they crush Bitcoin mining rigs

Mining for Bitcoin is not illegal in Malaysia, which is partly why Malaysia is one of the most popular countries for Bitcoin miners. It currently comes into the top 10 mining locations, accounting for over 3% of the total Bitcoin mining in the world. However, bitcoin mining does attract criminals, with most opting to steal…

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MrGuru bitcoin
June 22, 2021 BY PureContent

Analysts Summarize Online Crypto Trading Activity for Q1 of 2021

Creative thinking in times of uncertainty In fact, only those trading brands who were able to offer their clients something extra, can now report a successful Q1. On that matter, MrGuru’s spokesperson commented that “the company has found ways to stay ahead of the game, by not trying what all the other trading brands are…

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June 07, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

CoinShares lists three physically-backed crypto ETPs on Börse Xetra

The latest CoinShares Weekly Digital Asset Fund Flows Report from 1 June which tracks inflows and outflows across different crypto investment vehicles, found that the price volatility in crypto markets has been a catalyst for investment. A total of $74 million of net inflows were recorded, primarily led by Ethereum and altcoin products. Chief Executive…

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Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda casts doubt on Bitcoin
May 31, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda casts doubt on Bitcoin

Kuroda went on to differentiate Bitcoin from stable coins which are known to have their value backed up by assets. Stable coins are also obliged to meet regulatory governance codes and legal standards, meaning that the Governor is under the impression that they could well become a suitable trading alternative in the near future. Volatility…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
May 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: HSBC winds down US retail banking business, Playtech to sell Finalto for $210 million

The governor of the Bank of Korea suggested that cryptocurrency trades from South Korean citizens are a potential threat to the country’s financial system. Increased trading of virtual assets – known for their volatile pricing – is threatening to leave the nation’s financial system at risk of instability, according to the Governor of the Bank…

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