NEWS

Mar 23, 2022

Blockchain chainPost-trade services firm Euroclear has invested an undisclosed amount in a banking consortium looking to develop a blockchain-based regulated payment and settlement system  for tokenised assets.

Mar 23, 2022

CryptocurrenciesIreland’s central bank (CBI) has become the latest European regulator to warn retail investors of the risks of crypto assets.

Mar 23, 2022

Artificial intelligenceSaphyre, a US-based fintech that uses AI to digitize pre-trade data for asset managers, has secured €17 million in funding from JP Morgan, BNP Paribas and US private equity firm HCAP Partners.

Mar 16, 2022

Digital solutionsGlobal custodian State Street has ramped up its digital assets ambitions by adding to the senior management of its digital division and partnering with a London-based vendor of digital assets trading technology.

Mar 16, 2022

Hiring nowThe UK’s Financial Services Authority (FCA) has is looking to recruit someone to head up its newly established digital assets department.

Mar 16, 2022

Non-fungible tokenWealth manager deVere Group has entered the non-fungible token (NFT) market with the launch of a new platform dV Gems.

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