As institutional participation in cryptocurrency markets increases, traditional data vendors and new specialist crypto data providers are taking different approaches to supplying necessary data to financial firms.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Stephanie Renner (pictured), who has been named senior vice president of international finance at Cboe Global Markets.
Building a startup is hard. Building a blockchain startup is harder. More than 10 current and former financial blockchain builders and users detail their experiences of trying to cut their teeth on a once-darling tech, and the lessons they’re still…
When LSEG acquired Refinitiv, it added Eikon, FXall, and AlphaDesk to its portfolio of execution platforms. In February, the exchange also bought Tora, which has a stronghold in Asia, as well as a presence in crypto. While sources say there are clearly…
Top dealers clear crypto futures for select clients despite smorgasbord of risks
Despite the development of digital assets overall, and interest in cryptocurrencies remaining strong among individual investors and niche firms, widespread institutional adoption remains muted. Wei-Shen Wong looks at the tools being developed to support…
Race is on to secure new encryption algorithms for DeFi, before quantum computers become a present danger.
Industry participants are complaining that the current regulatory approach is ‘painful’ and doesn’t embrace innovation.
Digital Asset has slowly expanded its influence with exchanges in the APAC region, and this year has made additional inroads in the US and Europe. Anthony examines the company's wins and losses over the last seven years.
Cyber threat intelligence is crucial for the defense of an organization’s network, but financial firms have to figure out how to make sense of all the data first.
Cusip’s Matthew Bastian explains that a tokenized asset offering is not the same as other products that get tagged as being a digital asset. The differences are becoming more important as the capital markets industry continues to explore these new…
Lisa Iagatta, Isitc chair, says financial institutions have an opportunity to create more efficient processes in areas such as trade settlements through the use of digital assets.
The UK bank argues that a common approach to classifying tokens is needed to prevent regulatory arbitrage.
Banque de France-backed deal pips private consortiums in dummy run for digital currency trades.
The cryptocurrency data provider and index operator plans to exploit demand for digital currency trading in APAC by launching index products in the region.
Financial firms are pushing for a distributed market infrastructure model through efforts like Isda's Common Domain Model and distributed ledger technology.
Also, a look at new hires for IHS Markit, UBS, TickSmith, BitGo and Amber Group.
An examination into how the industry is trying to create standards around blockchain development.
As institutional interest in cryptocurrencies grows, new and old exchanges are now turning to futures contracts to grow institutional interest. After fits and starts, crypto futures might be nearing a tipping point.
Investments into blockchain have continued to grow despite the crypto winter and the downfall of ICOs. VC investors are banking on their belief that blockchain will ultimately offer transformation across many industries,.
Questions of price discovery and centralized infrastructure point to an asset class that may have to lose its rebellious luster to become more widely accepted.
As interest in cryptocurrency trading refuses to wither, despite a bearish year, traders are increasingly calling for institutional-grade tooling from traditional markets to further develop the asset class.
The new features are designed around feedback from clients and will be available from next month.
CoinFLEX users will be able to use trading tools provided by Trading Technologies.