Category: Finance

Cointelegraph Consulting: Research outlines how DeFi can merge with traditional finance

Cointelegraph Consulting: Research outlines how DeFi can merge with traditional finance

New research finds that regulated financial institutions can interface with decentralized finance via digital asset marketplaces. 3269 Total views 15 Total shares While public adoption of crypto assets is increasing, global regulations continue to progress and recognize decentralized technologies as a suitable infrastructure for the dematerialization of securities. In Luxembourg, the country that is second […]

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Report: Ant Group to overhaul structure per agreement with China authorities

Report: Ant Group to overhaul structure per agreement with China authorities

Several of Ant Group’s offerings including the blockchain division will reportedly become part of a financial holding company. 2411 Total views 23 Total shares Ant Group, the financial affiliate of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, has reportedly reached an agreement with Chinese regulators over the company’s status. According to a Feb. 3 report by Bloomberg, Chinese […]

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SBI Holdings and SMFG to launch digital securities exchange in 2022

SBI Holdings and SMFG to launch digital securities exchange in 2022

The upcoming digital stock exchange is expected to be the first Japanese exchange to trade digital securities using blockchain technology. 8678 Total views 24 Total shares Japanese finance group SBI Holdings is building a digital stock exchange in collaboration with Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, or SMFG. According to a Nikkei report Thursday, the new digital securities […]

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MassMutual Bitcoin purchase proves crypto demand is rising, JPMorgan says

MassMutual Bitcoin purchase proves crypto demand is rising, JPMorgan says

Even a nominal investment from insurance firms and pension funds could be significant for Bitcoin. 7594 Total views 48 Total shares MassMutual’s $100 million Bitcoin (BTC) purchase shows that the demand for cryptocurrency will be growing further, according to strategists at major investment bank JPMorgan. In an investor note on Dec. 11, JPMorgan strategists including […]

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Colombian Stock Exchange to use blockchain for OTC derivatives trading

Colombian Stock Exchange to use blockchain for OTC derivatives trading

The use of blockchain technology in Latin American stock markets is expanding. 5135 Total views 29 Total shares The Colombian Stock Exchange announced it is joining the Consorcio Colibrí, a private initiative that promotes the adoption of blockchain technology within the finance industry. As Cointelegraph Español reported on Nov. 18, Consorcio Colibrí was formed by […]

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Dress to impress: Crypto payments set for mainstream via compliance

Dress to impress: Crypto payments set for mainstream via compliance

Mainstream interest for cryptocurrency is becoming ever-apparent as major online payment systems such as PayPal begin to offer support for digital currencies. While a revolutionary step for both the crypto and traditional finance spaces, meeting regulatory requirements is crucial in order for such companies to support cryptocurrencies.  This year, PayPal secured the first conditional cryptocurrency […]

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