Tag: Digital Assets

Digital Assets

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 […]

In the FICC of It

There is a controversial start to this week’s podcast as P&L’s managing director Colin Lambert ponders whether the US really does have an “innocent until proven guilty” ethos in its legal system, before debating whether a firm, no last look, order book can really be spoofed? He argues “intention to deal” is fairly easy to […]

Mrkts Teams Up with OSL

Order and execution management system (OEMS) provider Mrkts has teamed up with Asian digital asset platform OSL to launch two services, OSL Exchange and OSL intelligent request for quote (iRFQ). The two services connect directly into Mrkts, which is TradingScreen’s OEMS and allows institutional investors to price, buy and sell the top digital assets by […]

Markts, XTRD, Partner for Crypto Access

TradingScreen’s Markts subsidiary has partnered with digital assets connectivity provider XTRD to enable end-users to connect to an additional set of crypto exchanges on the Markts order and execution management system. This integration will enable connectivity to a further 20-plus exchanges, the firms say and expand the list of venues enabled on the Markts platform. […]

Voyager Digital Partners with Crypto PB Bosonic

Crypto asset broker, Voyager Digital Canada, has partnered with crypto-focussed prime broker Bosonic (formerly OTCXN). The partnership brings liquidity and trade execution to institutional clients through Voyager’s smart order router and Bosonic’s real-time clearing and settlement solution, the firms say in a statement. Stephen Ehrlich, CEO and co-founder of Voyager, says, “Expanding our dynamic smart […]

P&L Talk Series with Genesis’ Dan Torrey

In May, Genesis announced its acquisition of Vo1t, an insured digital custody service, to complement its existing lending and OTC trading businesses, and enable it to launch Genesis Prime Services, a one-stop-shop for trading, lending and securing digital assets later this year. Julie Ros spoke with Dan Torrey, head of institutional sales – Americas, at […]

SBI Buys Minority Stake in B2C2

SBI Financial Services has bought a minority stake in digital assets trading firm B2C2 for $30 million. The firms say the investment marks the start of a strategic partnership between one of the largest institutions to have ventured into the crypto market and a veteran digital asset trading firm. SBI, owner of Japan’s first digital […]

GSR Expands Global Trading Leadership Team

Digital asset trading and market making firm, GSR, today announces the appointment of Aman Bhalla as director of trading operations and Meng Hwee Neo as director of trading, Asia. Bhalla and Neo are the latest to join the GSR team, which includes executives from firms including Goldman Sachs, TwoSigma and Tower Research. According to a […]

Galaxy Digital, Bakkt in Trading & Custody Partnership

In the latest institutional-grade crypto custody offering, institutional powerhouses Galaxy Digital and Bakkt have partnered for a joint trading and custody service for asset managers looking to acquire, build positions in and store bitcoin. Galaxy Digital, headed by founder and CEO Michael Novogratz, and Bakkt, digital asset derivatives trading and custody platform majority-owned by Intercontinental […]

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 […]