Tagged: crypto-assets

Digital Assets Survey Reveals Bitcoin and Ethereum Have Most Compelling Growth Outlook

James Butterfill, Head Of Research at CoinShares, has shared the results of the latest digital asset fund manager survey. As noted in the update, 75% of all respondents believe Bitcoin and Ethereum have “the most compelling growth outlook.” As mentioned in the report, digital assets… Read More

Tether Attestation: Reports $2.85B in Profit, Sets “Records” in Reserves of Cash, Cash Equivalent Backing Token in Circulation

Tether Holdings Limited (BVI) released its assurance opinion for the fourth quarter of 2023, conducted by BDO, an independent auditing firm. This attestation reportedly reaffirms “the accuracy of Tether’s Consolidated Reserves Report (CRR) and provides a detailed breakdown of the assets held by the Group… Read More

Digital Asset Banking Group Sygnum Announces $40M Funding Round, Valuation at $900 Million

Global digital asset banking group Sygnum announced that it has raised more than USD 40 million against an initial ~USD 35 million target in an interim close of its latest funding round, which is named the Strategic Growth Round. As of the completion of this… Read More

Digital Asset ETP Volumes Break Records, Trading $17.5B Last Week – CoinShares Report

CoinShares (Nasdaq Stockholm: CS; US OTCQX: CNSRF)  is reporting that digital asset investment products saw $1.18 billion inflows last week (subject to T+2 settlement), although this did “not break the record set at the launch of the futures-based Bitcoin ETFs which totaled $1.5 billion back… Read More

FINRA Releases Regulatory Oversight Report, Highlighting Crypto and Other Key Findings

FINRA published its 2024 FINRA Annual Regulatory Oversight Report, formerly known as the Report on FINRA’s Examination and Risk Monitoring Program. The report provides member firms “with key insights and observations from recent activities of FINRA’s regulatory operations to use in strengthening their compliance programs.”… Read More

Valmar Capital Comments on Significant Digital Assets and Blockchain Industry Developments to Anticipate in 2024

Valmar Capital,  a digital assets multi-manager multi-strategy platform that brings together a broad array of crypto-strategies and emerging talent, has taken a look ahead to comment on key anticipated developments to watch in 2024. Valmar Capital, which says its approach is backed by institutional-grade infrastructure,… Read More

Digital Asset Research Highlights Key Bitcoin and Crypto Industry Developments Heading into 2024

Marco Manoppo, the Research Director at Digital Asset Research, has shared several notable developments that took place recently in the crypto and blockchain sector. Marco from Digital Asset Research notes that all of the following happened in crypto this week: MicroStrategy Acquires $615M worth of… Read More

Canada: BIGG Digital Assets Onboards Publicly Traded Bitcoin Mining Firm as OTC Trading Client

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), an innovator in the digital assets space and owner of Netcoins, Blockchain Intelligence Group and TerraZero is pleased to announce that it has on-boarded one of “the largest publicly traded Bitcoin Mining companies as an OTC Trading Client –… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: Polkadot Creator Gavin Wood Shares End of Year Insights, Decentralization Remains Key Theme

Gavin Wood, an Ethereum co-founder who has focused on Polkadot noted that we are seeing a global return to normalcy and resurgence of (in-person) events with it (even though various of COVID still seem to be affecting a significant number of people despite vaccinations being… Read More

BitMEX Shares 2024 Outlook, Comments on Solana (SOL) Making Strong Recovery After FTX Collapse

In an industry that moves like no other, crypto has had “a year like no other,” according to an update from BitMEX. BitMEX, which was once the leading crypto derivatives exchange but experienced major regulatory challenges and enforcement actions a few year back, noted in… Read More

BTC Adoption: Blockstream Announces Series 2 Launch of Bitcoin denominated Investment Vehicle

Blockstream, the global firm focused on Bitcoin infrastructure technology, has  announced the upcoming Series 2 launch of its Bitcoin-denominated investment vehicle, the Blockstream ASIC (BASIC) Note. As stated in a blog post by Blockstream, here ar ethe Key Facts: Series 1 was oversubscribed, demonstrating strong… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bullish Launches Perpetual Futures for Eligible Clients

Bullish, which claims to be among the “fastest-growing,” regulated, institutional digital assets exchange, recently launched perpetual futures for eligible customers following approval from its regulator, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). The growing dominance of the global crypto derivatives market, which “accounts for approximately 75%… Read More

TaxBit Introduces CESOP Compliance Platform for Digital Asset Exchanges in the EU

TaxBit, the provider of compliance solutions for digital assets, announced the launch of its CESOP Compliance Platform, catering to crypto exchanges operating in the EU. This solution addresses the upcoming CESOP compliance requirements set “to commence in Q1 2024, underscoring TaxBit‘s dedication to upholding tax… Read More

Coinbase Derivatives Exchange Announces its Crypto Futures Products Now Available via TT Platform from Trading Technologies International

Coinbase Derivatives Exchange, a CFTC-licensed futures exchange, is pleased to announce that its crypto futures products are now available through the TT platform from Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global capital markets technology platform provider. Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) further noted that TT customers can now… Read More

Crypto.com Signs MoU with Charities in Singapore to Enable Donations in Digital Assets

Crypto.com, which claims to be “trusted” by more than 80 million customers worldwide and says it is the supporter of regulatory compliance, security and privacy, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with six major charities in Singapore in order “to help facilitate the acceptance of… Read More

Nearly Half of Binance Users Depend on Digital Assets to Earn “Extra Income” – Survey

Binance recently revealed that it administered “a survey to better understand their users’ motivations and reasons for using digital assets.” Drawing on a sample of over 1,000 respondents, the Binance survey found “that nearly half (45%) listed earning extra income as their primary use for… Read More

Netherlands: Digital Asset Firm Amdax’s Vault Passes ISAE-3000 Type-1 Audit, Conducted by Grant Thornton and Deloitte

Amdax‘s vault is reportedly among the first crypto service providers in the EU to achieve the  ISAE-3000 Type-1 audit, conducted by accountancy firm Grant Thornton and assisted by Big-Four consultancy firm Deloitte. Amdax, the crypto-asset custodian and asset manager, is confirming that it is “the… Read More

Gemini Named Custodian on 7RCC Global Bitcoin and Carbon Credit Futures ETF Application, Filed with SEC

Gemini are pleased to announce that the firm has been named as custodian on the 7RCC Global Bitcoin and Carbon Credit Futures ETF application, which was filed recently with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Gemini claims that it has been a key player… Read More

NFTs: Agoric Mainnet to Support Crabble Application which Will Enable NFT Lending

Bytepitch, the team building the Crabble NFT lending platform, have deployed their contract to Agoric mainnet after their proposal had a passing vote. The second third-party application to launch on-chain on Agoric, Crabble offers a utility layer for NFTs on Agoric and “soon the entire… Read More

Digital Asset Platform CoinList Reaches Settlement with OFAC Regarding Alleged Sanctions Violations

CoinList, a crypto-asset platform based in the US, has reportedly agreed to a settlement of $1.2 million with the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) after allegations of carrying out transactions that may have violated sanctions. As mentioned in a notice that was… Read More

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