Category: Europe

US firm WisdomTree lists crypto ETP on Euronext

US firm WisdomTree lists crypto ETP on Euronext

U.S. companies are rushing to launch crypto investment products in Europe amid regulatory pushbacks at home. 2073 Total views 45 Total shares United States-based companies are increasingly listing cryptocurrency-based investment products in Europe, with asset manager WisdomTree getting another listing for its crypto basket exchange-traded product (ETP). On Dec. 2, WisdomTree listed its Crypto Mega […]

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Swedish call to ban crypto mining ‘completely misinformed,’ says fund manager

Swedish call to ban crypto mining ‘completely misinformed,’ says fund manager

“The claim that Bitcoin miners jeopardize the electricity network is completely misinformed,” says EU-based fund manager Melanion Capital. 2230 Total views 11 Total shares A Swedish financial watchdog’s call for a European Union-wide ban on proof-of-work (PoW) crypto mining, mainly known as the method of minting new Bitcoin (BTC), has received backlash from crypto-related fund […]

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EU central banks work on DLT-based asset settlement

EU central banks work on DLT-based asset settlement

Banca d’Italia and Deutsche Bundesbank shared experiences on distributed ledger technology-based settlements in a workshop. 440 Total views 4 Total shares European central banks have been ramping up their efforts to utilize distributed ledger technology (DLT), the foundation of blockchain, in central bank money settlements. Banca d’Italia and Deutsche Bundesbank, the central banks of Italy […]

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Binance to spend $115M in France to develop European crypto ecosystem

Binance to spend $115M in France to develop European crypto ecosystem

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced the launch of the $115-million crypto and blockchain initiative during a conference in France. 1543 Total views 26 Total shares Global crypto exchange Binance is starting a 100-million euro ($115 million) initiative to develop the blockchain and crypto ecosystem in France and Europe, Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao announced in a […]

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Bitpanda taps former JP Morgan exec to lead fully-regulated crypto exchange

Bitpanda taps former JP Morgan exec to lead fully-regulated crypto exchange

Investors are treating crypto in the same way as stocks and ETFs, the new Bitpanda Pro CEO told Cointelegraph. 1092 Total views 26 Total shares The crypto ecosystem picked yet another executive from traditional finance. Two months after raising $263 million, the Europe-based cryptocurrency trading platform Bitpanda announced that Joshua Barraclough, a former exec at […]

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