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SIX Swiss Stock Exchange Reports CHF 108.2M Net Profit in H1 2021, Launches 40 Crypto-related ETPs

SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange which is Europe’s 3rd-largest stock exchange and one the industry’s most-respected post-trade providers, is reporting a “solid” set of results for the first half of 2021. The SIX Swiss Exchange, based in Zurich and serving as Switzerland’s principal stock exchange,… Read More

European Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports Another Quiet Week with Minimal Net Inflows of $2.9M

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (July 19) that for the week ending July 19,… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Liquid Group and Stellar Development Foundation Offering Stellar USDC to Liquid’s Clients

Digital currency exchange platform Liquid Group, Inc. and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have revealed that Stellar USDC, a major stablecoin, is now available to Liquid’s exchange clients. Liquid is adding multi-chain support for USDC by expanding its products into a Stellar-enabled version. By bringing… Read More

Crypto Exchange Platform Liquid Adds Stellar USDC

Asian cryptocurrency exchange platform Liquid this week announced Stellar USDC is now available on Liquid. This will include multi-chain support for USDC by expanding into a Stellar-based version. Users will see fee-free USDC withdrawal capabilities, Liquid COO Seth Melamed said. “Liquid focuses on increasing cryptocurrency… Read More

Blockchain Network Stellar (XLM) Validators to Begin Voting on June 1, 2021 on Whether to Upgrade to Protocol 17

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), which supports the ongoing growth and development of Stellar (XLM), a leading blockchain platform, has noted that on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 “at 1500 UTC,” Stellar (transaction) validators will be voting on whether to upgrade the network to Protocol 17. The… Read More

Binance May Add Stock Tokens Coinbase (COIN), after Tesla (TSLA), Also Reports Record-Breaking BNB Token Burn

Leading crypto exchange Binance notes in its weekly report that it completed a record-breaking Binance Coin (BNB) token burn. The weekly report (April 10 – 16, 2021) from Binance reveals that the digital assets firm burned “a record $593 million in BNB.” The digital currency… Read More

Blockchain or DLT based Stellar Network Is Reportedly Settling Transfers for $0.0001 / TX

Ada Vaughan, who focuses on Ecosystem and Marketing Strategy at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), notes that in an “increasingly cashless” and global economy, the separations between the different financial systems may lead to friction when you’re operating an international business. If you carry out… Read More

Over Half a Trillion Dollars has Been Transacted with USDC Stablecoin from Global Fintech Circle

Global Fintech firm Circle has revealed that the market capitalization for its stablecoin USDC has now exceeded $10 billion. More than 2 years after introducing the compliant and regulated “digital dollar” stablecoin, growth “continues to accelerate as shifting macroeconomic trends and exploding innovation in digital… Read More

Global Fintech Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Confirms there are Now Over $8 Billion in Stablecoin USDC in Circulation

Jeremy Allaire, Co-founder and CEO of Circle, a global Fintech company focused on supporting open Internet platforms, Bitcoin, and other crypto-assets, has confirmed that there’s $8 billion worth of USDC in circulation. 8 Billion USDC in circulation. Dec 1st – 3B, Jan 1st – 4B,… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Other Digital Assets May Experience Price Correction due to Spike in US Dollar, Stablecoin Borrowing Rates: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that 2020 was “arguably crypto’s best year yet.” Blockchain.com writes in a blog post that Bitcoin (BTC) investors have had an “extraordinary” holiday season, and the new year is… Read More

Stellar Invests in Settle Network, a LATAM Digital Asset Settlement Network

Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has invested $3 million, paid in Lumens, in the Settle Network, a Latin American digital assets settlement network facilitating payments and exchange. The investment is described as boosting stablecoin usage with a “world’s first” stablecoin exchange Denelle Dixon, CEO and Executive… Read More

Fintech Firm Lightnet and Siam Commercial Bank to Support Cross-Border Payments from South Korea to Thailand

Siam Commercial Bank (BKK:SCB) has partnered with Lightnet to provide cross-border fund transfer services from South Korea to Thailand. As a digital banking service provider, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is focused on continuously updating its Fintech capabilities. SCB will now be working with the Lightnet… Read More

Bitbond and Bankhaus von der Heydt Partner on Euro Stablecoin on Stellar

Bitbond, a European digital asset platform, has partnered with Bankhaus von der Heydt (BVDH), one of Europe’s oldest banks, to issue a EURO stablecoin (EURB). The stablecoin is available today and is leveraging the Stellar blockchain network. The stablecoin is said to be the first… Read More

DealBox Leverages Vertalo to Migrate from Stellar to Tezos

DealBox has made the leap from Stellar to Tezos and the company completed the process with the assistance of Vertalo. DealBox is a digital security platform that facilitates tokenization as well as investment crowdfunding. In migrating from Stellar, DealBox leveraged Vertalo’s digital transfer agent while… Read More

First Stablecoins in Brazil and Argentina Launched on Stellar

Settle Network has launched two new stablecoins on in Argentina (ARST) and the other in Brazil (BRLT). Both issued using Stellar, these are the first stablecoins in each country. Stellar is a decentralized network that has focused on financial products and services. According to a… Read More

Prime Trust Now Supports Stellar

Prime Trust has added Stellar (Stellar Lumens – XLM) to its list of supported cryptocurrencies. Prime Trust said addition has been made in response to the overwhelming demand from customers. Stellar is one of a few blockchains that have been favored by digital securities issuers…. Read More

CBDCs: Ukraine’s Reserve Bank Official Claims Central Bank Digital Currencies Need Private Sector to be Successful

Ukraine’s reserve bank claims that central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) may work well when the private sector is involved. The country’s central banking institution had launched a pilot program back in 2018 that had focused on developing a digital version of Ukraine’s national currency (the… Read More

Global Payment Sector to Reach $2.7 Trillion in Value by 2023, with Blockchain or DLT Increasingly Being Used by Cross-Border Payment Solutions: Report

The global payment industry and ecosystem has been growing steadily. The sector is projected to be valued at $2.7 trillion by 2023. Some of the challenges faced by the payment industry include high transaction fees, inefficient cross-border transactions, poor or lack of interoperability between different… Read More

Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Stellar (XLM) to be Delisted by Liquid Exchange so it can Prepare to Acquire Payment Services License in Singapore

The Electric Coin Company (ECC), which supports the development of Zcash (ZEC), a privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, recently revealed that Liquid will be delisting ZEC along with 28 other digital currencies or tokens because the Japanese crypto trading platform is planning to apply for a license to… Read More

Samsung Added Support for Stellar (XLM) Cryptocurrency to its Blockchain Keystore, Allows Millions of Users to Access the Digital Asset

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit entity established in 2014 to support the development and growth of the open-source Stellar (XLM) protocol, recently announced that Samsung added support for the XLM digital currency to its Samsung Blockchain Keystore. XLM (or “lumens”) is now available… Read More

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