digital assets

Jun 11, 2024

AMF publishes crypto asset blacklistThe French financial services regulator has issued a blacklist of illicit crypto asset service providers (CASPs) amid a surge in crypto disputes.

Jun 10, 2024

Robinhood acquires UK crypto exchangeOnline trading APP Robinhood has agreed to a US$200 million cash deal to buy Bitstamp, the UK-based crypto exchange.

Jun 06, 2024

Four out of five firms building digital asset teamsFinancial institutions are ramping up their digital asset teams, suggests recently published research.

May 30, 2024

Clearstream, DTCC and Euroclear make bid for tokenisation roleThe three largest financial market infrastructures (FMIs) have come together to unveil what they describe as a ‘blueprint’ for the digital assets ecosystem.

May 24, 2024

US passes digital assets bill amid political divisionOn one side stood US president Joe Biden and chair of the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Gary Gensler and on the other was former president Donald Trump and a host of crypto firms including Gemini, Kraken and Coinbase. In the middle is the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act (FIT21).

May 23, 2024

FCA approves WisdomTree’s crypto ETPsWisdomTree has gained the approval of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to list two crypto ETPs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

May 16, 2024

UK fintech launches digital asset self-custody serviceA UK fintech, io.finnet, has launched what it describes as a “groundbreaking” digital asset self-custody service for institutional investors.

May 10, 2024

Revolut launches crypto exchange in UKDigital bank Revolut has renewed its efforts to bring crypto trading to the UK after it unveiled a crypto exchange aimed at UK retail investors.

May 08, 2024

Investors seek familiar names for crypto confidenceCustody rather than volatility is the biggest consideration for institutional investors entering the digital assets market, suggests recently published research.

May 03, 2024

AI used to detect money laundering on bitcoin blockchainBlockchain analytics firm Elliptic has heralded its latest research project as a critical advance in limiting money laundering in the crypto world.