Agency will step in and act where required, but the lion’s share of responsibility falls to venues.
Linedata's Dave Remy and Chris Condron discuss all things CQRS and James Rundle goes over some of the big news breaking in the crypto space.
The release of professional-grade services by the largest digital currency exchange demonstrates a breathless pace of growth that may be masking wider issues with the nascent asset class, traders suggest.
A higher budget, on the other hand, could bring in extra staff to monitor clearinghouses and fraud manipulation in crypto markets, says CFTC commissioner Quintenz.
The two new firms, Reg&Tech and Baymarkets, will focus on regulatory technology and clearing solutions, respectively.
Mining for one bitcoin consumes 847 kWh; processing 100,000 Visa transactions consumes 169 kWh…and the bitcoin network produces 415.14 kgs of CO2 per transaction.
The latest UK initiative aims to support emerging technologies and innovation for UK fintech sector.
As the sell side hesitates, advanced principal trading shops are getting in on the crypto craze in a big way.
The UK's fintech industry receives a major boost as it forms alliance with Australia and launches a new crypto asset task force.
WatersTechnology attended the Futures Industry Association's annual conference in Boca Raton, Florida. These are the takeaways.
Jesse Lund talks about real uses for DLT in the capital markets, lessons learned while rolling out IBM's blockchain platform, and what’s ahead for 2018, and into 2019.
Firm’s technology will allow trading in spot, futures, options, and eventually equity instruments for cryptocurrencies.
Irisium Surveillance will help the bitcoin exchange to better monitor for volume manipulation, wash-trading and fake liquidity.
CPMI's report says existing technology is sufficient at present to deliver the benefits of digital currencies, without introducing new risks.
YCharts is the latest vendor to wade into provision of cryptocurrency data, noting the challenges of cryptocurrencies' lack of fundamental data.
The vendors are monitoring additional sources of news and social media specific to cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin conquered the world in 2017, but the performance of the futures looks like it will have to wait longer for take-off.
The idea of self-regulation makes for a good soundbite, but the practicality of the matter leaves much to be desired.
According to one estimate, the global bitcoin network will require more electricity than what is required to power the entire US by July 2019.
Exchange says it will not look to increase volumes at the cost of additional risk as participants question listing process.
Once used as payment for shady deals, digital currencies have long been the domain of speculators and retail investors. But the wild price increases of the past year have led institutional investors to sniff excitedly at the loins of the cryptocurrency…
Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.
Consolidated data feed will provide real-time trade information on six cryptocurrencies.
The firm is looking to add itBit and Coinygi to the list of exchanges it is connected with.