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Bitcoin volatility is a 'sideshow'

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 09:49

Bitcoin expert Nicholas Gregory, founder and CEO of London-based cryptocurrency enabler CommerceBlock, comments on recent volatility in cryptocurrency prices…  »

Terry Duffy, CME

CME Group to launch bitcoin futures

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 14:44

CME Group is planning to launch bitcoin futures in Q4 2017, pending regulatory approval. The new contract will be cash-settled, based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR) which serves as a once-a-day reference rate of the U.S. dollar price of bitcoin.   »

Edward T Tilly, CBOE

Gemini to provide CBOE with bitcoin market data

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 08:31

Gemini Trust Company has provided Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and its affiliates with an exclusive global license to use Gemini's bitcoin market data for bitcoin derivatives and indices. »

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ayondo launches Bitcoin trading

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 10:25

Financial technology group ayondo has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of Bitcoin trading, allowing its clients easy access to the price movement of Bitcoin without the need to open up an e-wallet to purchase bitcoin on the internet. »

Jesse Powell, Kraken

Bitcoin exchange Kraken acquires Cryptowatch

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 10:25

Bitcoin exchange Kraken has acquired charting and trading platform Cryptowatch, which is used by traders to chart over 150 markets in real-time and trade up to 22 digital assets. »

Fiona Le Poidevin, CISE

Global bitcoin fund lists on CISE

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 09:13

Global Advisors Investment Fund (GABI) has been admitted to the Official List of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE), becoming the first regulated bitcoin fund to be listed on any exchange globally. »

Global Advisors bitcoin fund appoints custodians

Fri, 28/10/2016 - 12:27

Bitcoin asset manager Global Advisors (Jersey) has appointed custodians and extended the trading powers for its flagship fund, Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Fund (GABI). »

Terry Roche, TABB

Foundational changes needed for financial services to reap blockchain benefits, says TABB

Wed, 05/10/2016 - 08:24

The hype for blockchain is over and real world results must now be achieved, according to TABB Group’s latest research, “Demystifying Blockchain.” »


Elliptic and LexisNexis Risk Solutions alliance brings bank-grade risk management to Bitcoin

Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:05

Blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have formed a strategic alliance that integrates LexisNexis Risk Solutions extensive anti-money laundering risk management data into Elliptic’s Bitcoin transaction monitoring and compliance products. »


Bitcoin exchange granted tax-free status in Europe

Thu, 22/10/2015 - 13:36

Bitcoin and other virtual currencies can be exchanged tax free in Europe, just like traditional currencies, following a ruling by the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg. »


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