Day: February 21, 2019

CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures See a Surge of Institutional Interest

CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures See a Surge of Institutional Interest The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a big spike in bitcoin futures volumes according to an internal investors email sent to clients on Feb. 19. CME Group’s note explains that last Tuesday’s BTC-based futures volumes touched a new […]

Big Banks Money Laundering: UBS Fined $4.2 Billion, Danske Shuts Down in 4 Countries

Big Banks Money Laundering: UBS Fined .2 Billion, Danske Shuts Down in 4 Countries Money laundering scandals involving some of the world’s largest banks have grown this week. Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, has been fined 3.7 billion euros (~$ 4.2 billion) for money laundering. Amid a $ 226 billion scandal, […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo Opens Branch in Turkey

Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo Opens Branch in Turkey Digital asset exchange Exmo, a leading crypto trading platform in Eastern Europe, has recently registered a subsidiary in Turkey. The company is setting up an office in Istanbul, the financial capital of the country situated on the Bosphorus. Also read: Lithuania Central Bank’s […]

Google Singles out Bitcoin With New Keyboard Currency Symbol

Google Singles out Bitcoin With New Keyboard Currency Symbol In what some view as a landmark move, Google developers have added the bitcoin currency symbol to the iOS keyboard. The move, by a company so successful it’s evolved its domain name into a verb, reflects Bitcoin’s mainstream trajectory. Also read: 10 […]

Aboveboard Founder Claims ‘Nobody Is Buying’ STOs

Aboveboard Founder Claims ‘Nobody Is Buying’ STOs Andy Singleton, the founder of securities exchanges Aboveboard, has published an article asserting that the security token offering (STO) market is “lifeless.” While Singleton acknowledges the efficiency savings facilitated by the introduction of distributed ledger technology to the securities industry, he argues that […]