Tagged: digital assets

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission Updates Digital Asset Regulations

Hong Kong’s securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has released an updated regulatory framework for digital asset fund managers. The SFC posted the guidelines on its official website on October 4. SFC’s 37-page document, titled “Proforma Terms and Conditions for Licensed Corporations which… Read More

OKEx Announces New Initiative to Develop Global Compliance Standards For Cryptocurrency Exchanges

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced on Friday the launch of its new initiative to create a Self-Regulated Organization (SRO) aimed at standardizing cryptocurrency exchange practices and policies. The initiative was announced at the DELTA Summit by Enzo Villani, a former Nasdaq executive who joined… Read More

Seed CX Teams Up With Itiviti To Offer NYFIX Connectivity For Cryptocurrency Customers

Itiviti, a technology and service provider to financial institutions worldwide, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Seed CX, an institutional exchange and settlement platform for digital assets to allow traditional institutional firms currently utilizing Itiviti’s NYFIX network to have access Seed CX’s… Read More

Gemini Announces Launch of Institutional-Grade Crypto Custody Solution “Gemini Custody”

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new institutional-grade crypto custody solution, Gemini Custody. Gemini reported that the solution was built from the ground up to meet the “complex and high-stakes” need of modern financial institutions…. Read More

OKCoin & OK Group Appoints Hong Fang as New Chairman & COO

Global digital asset exchange OKCoin, along with OK Group, announced on Friday it has appointed Hong Fang as Chairman of OKCoin and Chief Operating Officer of OK Group. According to OKCoin, Fang is a former Goldman Sachs banker, as well as an early investor in… Read More

OKEx Donates $4.5 Million Worth of Bitcoin to Perpetual Swap Market Insurance Fund

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced earlier this week has donated $4.5 million worth of Bitcoin to its perpetual swap market insurance fund to encourage customer confidence in trading cryptocurrencies. OKEx reported that last year it introduced perpetual swap trading along with the new… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Bittrex to Block U.S. Users From Trading in 32 Cryptocurrencies

Bittrex announced on Friday certain markets on its digital asset platform will no longer be accessible to its U.S.-based users starting June 21st. The markets are the following: ADT CMCT GO MFT QRL XEL AMP DNT GTO MOBI QTUM XNK BAY DTA HYDRO NLC2 RFR… Read More

Digital Assets Platform Bittrex Partners With Vodi X For Initial Exchange Offering

Digital assets platform Bittrex announced earlier this week it has teamed up with Vodi X to host an upcoming Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) for Vodi X tokens. According to the duo, this IEO will officially stat on May 21st will be open fo 24 hours…. Read More

Regulatory Driven Crypto Exchange Blockquake Expects June Launch

BlockQuake, an upcoming U.S.-based digital asset exchange and marketplace, is reportedly aiming to launch in June 2019. Antonio Brasse, Co-Founder and CEO of BlockQuake revealed the exciting news on Twitter earlier this week.  Founded in 2018, BlockQuake describes itself as a fintech company that is… Read More

trueDigital Signs New Distribution Deals For OTC Digital Asset Reference Rates For Bitcoin & Ether

trueDigital Holdings, LLC, a global provider of financial infrastructure technologies and products for the digital economy, announced on Monday it has signed new distribution deals with Kaiko and Inca Digital Securities (Inca) to expand distribution of its over-the-counter (OTC) reference rates for Bitcoin and Ether to investors worldwide.  trueDigital… Read More

South Korean Digital Asset Exchange Upbit Now Listing Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO)

Upbit, a digital asset exchange based in South Korea, announced on Friday it is now listing Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO). According to Upbit, the Crypto.com Chain is a high-performing public blockchain powering Crypto.com Pay, which allows customers to pay for goods and services with cryptocurrency… Read More

Coinbase Now Supporting XRP on Crypto Platform & Mobile Apps

Coinbase announced on Thursday it is now supporting XRP on its cryptocurrency platform, as well as its Android and iOS mobile apps. This news comes just days after Coinbase announced it was accepting inbound transfers of XRP to its Coinbase Pro service. According to Coinbase, the… Read More

BitGo Debuts Comprehensive Insurance Protections for Digital Assets

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Tuesday the launch of its new comprehensive insurance protections for cryptocurrencies and digital assets held in its Business Wallet and Custody offerings. According to BitGo, the launch of the insurance comes just after an assessment of its hardware, software, and psychical security…. Read More

Bitfinex Launches New & Improved Mobile App

Bitfinex, a digital asset trading platform, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new and improved mobile app. The description of the app reads: “Bitfinex provides advanced services for cryptocurrency traders and liquidity providers. Traders enjoy real-time exchange trading and margin trading while liquidity providers… Read More

BitGo Partners With Genesis Global Trading to Provide Clients With Trade Digital Asset Abilities

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Genesis Global Trading, an over-the-counter digital currency trading firm, to provide clients with the ability to trade digital assets directly from BitGo custody. BitGo reported that through the integration BitGo Trust clients may easily execute… Read More

Crypto Wallet Ledger Launches New Nano X Hardware Wallet

Ledger, a crypto wallet and secure custody platform for digital assets, announced last week the launch of its new Nano X Hardware Wallet. According to Ledger, the Ledger Nano X improves on the Ledger Nano S with enhanced state-of-the-art security and improved user experience and design…. Read More

Singapore Tech STO Global-X Announces Global Release of End-to-End Digital Asset Exchange Solution

STO Global-X, a Singapore-based technology company, announced on Thursday the global release of its institutional-grade, end-to-end digital asset exchange solution, STO Global Exchange (STGX). The launch is done through STO Global-X’s partnership with BMI Capital Partners International and Coinstreet Partners. According to STO Global-X, the STGX platform… Read More

Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Assets, Hands Over CEO Role to AG Gangadhar

Blythe Masters, the CEO of software engineering firm DigitalAssets, has stepped down from her leadership role in the firm due to “personal reasons.” AG Gangadhar will immediately assume the position of acting CEO. Masters has been CEO since 2015 and has an accomplished resume of experience… Read More

Malta-Based Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Launches New Product “Perpetual Swap” to Crypto-Base Financial Suite

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced on Monday the launch of its new product, Perpetual Swap, as part of its crypto-based financial product suites. According to OKEx, users may now perform perpetual swap, futures contract, and spot trading with margin and leverage at one stop. OKEx… Read More

Intercontinental Exchange’s Digital Asset Platform Bakkt Set to Begin Trading in December 2018

Bakkt, a U.S.-based digital asset platform created by Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is set to begin trading this upcoming December. Bakkt is designed to enable consumers and institutions to seamlessly buy, sell, store and spend digital assets. The… Read More

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