Switzerland’s Main Stock Exchange Dives Deep Into Crypto
Jul07

Switzerland’s Main Stock Exchange Dives Deep Into Crypto

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange has announced that it is building a platform for the trading, settlement, and custody of digital assets. This announcement follows reports of government officials working on giving crypto businesses access to banking services. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space SIX Launching Digital Exchange SIX, the operator of Switzerland’s principal stock exchange,...

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Draft Regulating ‘Electronic Money’ Prepared in Romania
Jul07

Draft Regulating ‘Electronic Money’ Prepared in Romania

A draft ordinance aiming to regulate the issuance of “electronic money” has been presented in Romania. The document authored by the Finance Ministry specifies the entities that can act as issuers and clarifies the conditions under which e-money can be emitted. While it does not specifically mention cryptocurrencies, some of its definitions and provisions can affect digital coins and tokens. Also read: Presidential Decree...

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China Round-Up: Scholar Advocates Permissive Regulations, 3 Million Estimated Chinese HODLers, Xiaolai Recording Leaks
Jul07

China Round-Up: Scholar Advocates Permissive Regulations, 3 Million Estimated Chinese HODLers, Xiaolai Recording Leaks

In recent Chinese cryptocurrency news: a prominent scholar has advocated that China adopt a permissive regulatory apparatus, drawing influence from Japanese and U.S. legislation. Research conducted by the International Monetary Institute at Renmin University of China has estimated that the number of Chinese bitcoin investors exceeds 3 million, and an audio recording of famed bitcoin millionaire, Li Xiaolai, giving a scathing appraisal...

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Europe’s Top Speed Trading Firm Flow Traders Joins the Crypto-Economy
Jul07

Europe’s Top Speed Trading Firm Flow Traders Joins the Crypto-Economy

This week one of Europe’s largest speed trading platforms and exchange-traded fund (ETFs) dealers, Flow Traders NV, announced the firm is entering the cryptocurrency space by offering bitcoin and ethereum exchange-traded notes (ETNs) to its clientele. Also read: Switzerland Considers Granting Crypto Businesses Access to Banking Services Speed Trading Platform Flow Traders Enters the Cryptocurrency Trading Ecosystem The...

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Rebound During the First Week of July
Jul07

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Rebound During the First Week of July

Cryptocurrency markets are doing better this week since our last markets update as the entire digital asset economy is now valued at around $270.4Bn. Most digital currencies are up between 7-25 percent over the last seven days and trade volumes have picked up over the last week as well. The trend reversal has given enthusiasts and traders a bit more optimism as most cryptocurrency markets seem to be rebounding back from the recent...

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