Few regulations around cryptocurrencies exist but institutional investors, already wary of fully entering the market, want countries to provide clear statements laying out how these new assets will be treated. By Emilia David
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.
The Seychelles-based exchange finalizes IT and regulatory approvals ahead of launching the first listed security recorded in distributed ledger.
LSEG is seeing interest from the crypto market for help with technology and connectivity.
Caspian's Chris Jenkins says the crypto space is still struggling to attract institutional clients, who want greater regulatory guidance.
Frank Barbarino will be responsible for attracting and managing institutional clients for the digital securities broker-dealer.
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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,.
The initiative seeks to create common language around tokens to foster wider adoption among institutional investors.
Elliot Grossman, previously MD at TZero's broker partner Dinosaur Financial, will be responsible for establishing the vendor's new broker-dealer division.
A discussion about blockchain projects in the capital markets, the crypto space and further delays for the CAT.
IPC, through Connexus Cloud, will offer clients access to Omniex's crypto trading platform.
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.
The crypto trading tech startup has enlisted former Omega One dark pool co-founder Alan Keegan as chief strategy officer.
Digital currency exchanges are using established market surveillance services in a move that steps closer to institutional-level infrastructure.
The protocol, which aims to eliminate the need for private keys, will be baked into its new digital asset service.
Vendor embarks on new strategy with Graystone Asset Management as its first client on the platform.
The funding will be used to open a research hub in London.
Automated hedging service aims to jump-start liquidity at start-up venues, using proprietary mechanics to minimize slippage and boost profitability.
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.
Subject to regulatory approval, the newly created digital asset investment bank plans to launch a custody solution in April.
The introduction of a regulatory framework could revitalize interest in waning ICO funding.
The company's CEO says central security depositories are well-placed to offer new digital services in tandem with current traditional services.
As strides are being made to encourage greater institutional participation in the trading of cryptocurrencies, Wei-Shen ponders whether the crypto space will end up looking exactly like the traditional financial ecosystem.