Tag: Custody

Custody

Investors Still Overpaying for Currency Hedging: Study

A new study by Lumint Corporation and New Change FX (NCFX) argues asset managers are “turning a blind eye” to FX costs and passing these costs directly on to end investors by means of a lower net asset value. The study finds the average transaction cost of an overlay FX hedge is $267 per million, […]

Genesis Custody Officially Launches

Genesis, which launched the first US OTC bitcoin trading desk in 2013, today announced the launch of Genesis Custody, the culmination of integration work following the acquisition last May of digital custodian, Vo1t. “When we began to think through our plans for custody, we went in with a deep understanding of the unique characteristics of […]

Cobalt Expands into Digital Asset Space

FX post-trade infrastructure provider Cobalt is extending its service into the digital assets space to meet growing demand for the service and also as a result of digital assets becoming more entwined with the foreign exchange market. Cobalt says this trend has been accelerated by the decision of US banking regulator OCC (Office of the […]

BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank, Unveil Restricted Currency Custody FX Solution

BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank have jointly developed a new API-enabled FX solution they say can “dramatically improve confirmation times for restricted emerging-market currency trades”. The digital solution, initially being applied to custody FX transactions in Korean won, aims to reduce the pre-trade lifecycle to seconds from hours, minimising the operational burden and manual intervention […]

Aon, GK8 Partner for Insurable Digital Asset Storage

GK8, a high-security custody provider for digital assets, announces its product is now insurable via Aon UK Ltd, with insurance provided by a panel of insurers led by Arch Underwriting at Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012, which is part of the Lloyd’s insurance market. GK8 clients can activate the insurance policy to protect their assets under custody […]

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 […]

Bitfinex, Koine, Launch Digital Assets Custody Solution

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex, and Koine, a digital asset custody provider, have launched an institutionally oriented post-trade service, enabling investors to mitigate counterparty risk and the use of private keys in the clearing and settlement of cryptocurrencies. Koine customers gain access to a post trade solution from a business licensed by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, a service specifically designed for […]

Bitfinex. Koine in Custody Collaboration

Digital asset exchange, Bitfinex, and digital asset custody provider, Koine, have launched an institutionally oriented post-trade service, enabling investors to mitigate counterparty risk and the use of private keys in the clearing and settlement of cryptocurrencies. Koine customers gain access to a post-trade solution from a business licensed by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, a service specifically designed for institutional […]

Copper Integrates with DV Chain

London-based custody and prime brokerage firm Copper has announces its integration with cryptocurrency liquidity provider, DV Chain. The firm says the integration will provide Copper’s clients with access to DV Chain’s liquidity through its prime brokerage infrastructure and trade on it through the Copper platform. The firm claims that its Walled Garden and prime brokerage […]

Coinbase Launches European Entity for Crypto Custody

Coinbase is expanding its institutional custody solution for cryptoassets in Europe with the launch of Coinbase Custody International, which will be based in Dublin. The new entity will offer the same cryptoasset storage services as the firm’s existing custody offering, Coinbase Custody. “Coinbase Custody International’s mission is to provide the broadest digital asset coverage of […]