Digital Assets Gain Favour Amongst Institutional Investors

In a survey released today by Fidelity Digital Assets, institutional investors are increasingly showing interest in digital assets, with almost 80% of the nearly 800 investors polled “finding something appealing” about the asset class. In the survey of 774 institutional investors across the US (393) and Europe (381), 36% of respondents say they are currently […]
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LMAX Opens Weekend FX Trading Service

LMAX Group has launched Weekend FX a service to allow clients to trade during those hours in which the FX market is closed, from 17:05 EST on Friday to 17:00 EST Sunday. The service will be available through LMAX Global, the group’s UK-regulated broker and will support cash-settled CFD (contracts for difference), which are non-fungible […]
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B2C2 on Board for Digital Assets Governance Platform Launch

Lacero, a governance technology provider for digital assets, today announces the launch of FlowOS, which offers advanced transaction control and permissioning, with cryptocurrency liquidity provider B2C2 onboard. FlowOS enhances existing wallet and custody solutions, giving users direct, independent control of their policies, procedures and rules, the group says, adding that it is the first platform to […]
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Bitfinex, Tether Push Back Against Class Action Suit

Bitfinex, Tether, and their related entities today released a statement rejecting what they call “blatantly false allegations” made in an amended consolidated class action lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) on January 8, 2020. Created in 2014, Tether launched as a digital token linked 1:1 with the US dollar (USD₮). The […]
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CrossTower Launches Crypto-to-Crypto Trading

CrossTower, a new exchange operator with a mission to mainstream digital asset investing and trading for institutional and individual investors, today announced the launch of its multi-asset trading platform founded by two capital markets veterans, CEO Kapil Rathi and president Kristin Boggiano, who recently worked together at AlphaPoint, a white label crypto exchange software firm. CrossTower’s controlled launch […]
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BitGo Prime Launches with Carmi at Helm

Digital asset financial services provider, BitGo, is today launching institutional trading services through its new entity BitGo Prime, claiming a first in offering lending, trading and custody in the digital assets space. Nick Carmi, who joined BitGo last year as head of financial services, has been appointed CEO of the new entity in addition to […]
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The Crypto Market Structure in 2020 and Beyond

To view the video please log in to the site At the recent Profit & Loss Dial-in Day New York, LMAX Group CEO David Mercer spoke to P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert about the evolution of the crypto industry as LMAX Digital – the firm’s digital assets exchange – turned two years old. Mercer stressed […]
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Genesis to Move into the Prime Business with Vo1t Acquisition

Genesis has announced its acquisition of Vo1t, an insured digital custody service. The firm says the new addition will supplement its existing lending and OTC trading and enable it to launch Genesis Prime Services, a one-stop-shop for trading, lending, and securing digital assets, later this year. “Our acquisition of Vo1t is a giant strategic step […]
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ADAM Appoints its First CEO

The Association for Digital Markets (ADAM) announces the appointment of Jeffrey Blockinger, former chief legal officer of Och-Ziff Capital Management (now Sculptor Capital), as the group’s first CEO. ADAM was initially created in late 2018 by a group of financial services and technology firms leading developments in the digital asset and blockchain space,  to develop a Code of […]
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LMAX Digital Celebrates Two Years, Plans for Growth

LMAX Digital, which today celebrates its second anniversary and reveals that $85 billion worth of cryptocurrencies has traded over the platform since launch, plans to expand through data and products in a bid to “move crypto currencies into the mainstream”. According to LMAX Group CEO, David Mercer, the group will be investing in its market […]
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