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JP Morgan could be the next to join the Bitcoin party

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Feb 2021

Daniel Pinto, co-president of JPMorgan Chase, has appeared to acknowledge that it was just a matter of time before the large US-based bank joined the Bitcoin party.

JPMorgan Chase, Bitcoin, crypto, digital assets

Purpose Investments to launch first Bitcoin ETF

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Feb 2021

Canada-based Purpose Investments has announced that it has been cleared by Canadian securities regulators to launch Purpose Bitcoin ETF, a direct custody Bitcoin ETF.

Purpose Investments, ETF, Bitcoin, crypto, cryptocurrency, Canada, direct custody, bitcoin holdings, osc

Mode launches its Android app for Bitcoin trading

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Feb 2021

Mode Global has officially launched its Android app, expected to attract thousands of new customers over the coming weeks.

Mode Global, Bitcoin trading, crypto, mobile app, Open Banking, UK, bank transfers

Mastercard to open for some cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Feb 2021

Mastercard has announced that it was planning to offer support for some cryptocurrencies on its network this year, joining a string of firms pledging similar support.

MasterCard, crypto, customer cards, crypto cards, cryptocurrency, digital assets, credit-card, Bitcoin

BitMEX publishes data storage framework as part of new AML rules

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Feb 2021

Crypto exchange BitMEX has published a framework of principles for how best to store additional batches of transactional provenance data.

BitMEX, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, AML, virtual assets, VASPs, Travel Rule, FATF, crypto, InterVASP, ivms101, banks

The Chicago exchange trades Ethereum futures

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Feb 2021

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has rolled out its much-anticipated futures contracts for Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum blockchain network.

BitStamp, Coinbase, Gemini, itBit, Krake, ether, crypto, futures, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)

German police seize EUR 50 million of Bitcoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Feb 2021

German prosecutors have confiscated more than 50 million euros worth of Bitcoin from a fraudster, according to Reuters.

Bitcoin, crypto, Germany, digital wallet, encryption

Nigeria's Central Bank to ban crypto accounts

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Feb 2021

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered all banks to close any accounts transacting with cryptocurrencies.

Nigeria, crypto, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, banking, crypto payment, CBN, exchange bankruptcy

Uphold acquires cards issuer Optimus

News | Payments General | 03 Feb 2021

US-based Uphold, a digital money platform, has announces its acquisition of Optimus Cards, a debit and credit card issuer across the UK and Europe.

Uphold, acquisition, Optimus, cards, credit cards, UK, Europe, EMI, card issuer, Bitcoin, crypto

Circle's APIs now support payments and payouts

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 Feb 2021

UK-based fintech Circle has announced that its APIs now support ACH payments and payouts.

Circle, API, Open Banking, Open Finance, Open Data, payments, pay-out, USDC, digital assets, crypto, cards, blockchain, FTX, ACH, crypto brokerage, Plaid

India to ban private cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Feb 2021

The Indian Parliament has announced it will consider a government-introduced bill that would ban private cryptocurrencies in its upcoming budget session. 

India, crypto, crypto exchange, RBI, banking, blockchain, central bank, CBDC

tZERO, Prime Trust partner for custody of digital assets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Jan 2021

US-based tZERO, a player in blockchain innovation and liquidity for digital assets, has announced its partnership with Prime Trust.

tZERO, Prime Trust, partnership, fintech, innovation, crypto, ATS, crypto wallet, onboarding

The untapped potential of digital money in cross-border payments and trading

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 27 Jan 2021

The Paypers' Mirela Ciobanu dives deeper into how digital money can affect cross-border payments, and the challenges merchants have to face when trading internationally

The Paypers, digital money, cross-border payments, trading, COVID-19, ecommerce, currencies, supply, payment methods, regulations, global merchants, payment ecosystem, PSP, CBDC, crypto, stablecoin

Bitcoin, tech stocks seen as a bubble by over half of investors: Deutsche Bank survey

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Jan 2021

Over half of the market professionals polled in Deutsche Bank’s latest investor survey think Bitcoin and tech stocks are at the top of the list of bubbles in the financial markets.

Bitcoin, crypto, Tesla, investment, survey, financial markets, bubble, cryptocurrency, Deutsche Bank

JPMorgan advises Bitcoin price might crash after sudden sell-off

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2021

As Bitcoin trades lower, analysts at Wall Street investment bank JPMorgan have warned there could be an investor exodus unless Bitcoin reclaims its USD 40,000 highs.

Bitcoin price, JPMorgan, cryptocurrency, crypto, investors, GBT, Bitcoin Trust, USD

Huobi supports RUB deposits and withdrawals

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2021

Huobi, a global crypto exchange provider, has announced support for Russian ruble (RUB) allowing users to deposit and withdraw the new fiat currency on their platform.

AdvCash, Fiat, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto, Russia, Huobi, cryptocurrency exchange

Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) secures private investment from Pareto Securities

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2021

Norwegian Block Exchange has received a 60 million NOK investment that was arranged by Pareto Securities, an investment bank in the Nordics, that acted as the sole manager and book-runner.

NBX, crypto, blockchain, Norway, wealth management, funding, investment, Pareto Securities

South Korean Shinhan Bank to offer crypto custody-related services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2021

Shinhan Bank, a large commercial bank in South Korea, has announced plans to offer digital asset custody services.

CBDCs, South Korea, decentralised finance, Shinhan Bank, digital assets, custody services, crypto

PayPal venture arm invests in crypto tax startup Taxbit

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2021

PayPal venture arm has invested in US-based tech startup Taxbit, which helps consumers and businesses calculate the taxes owed on cryptocurrency holdings.

PayPal, investment, crypto, blockchain, taxes, Bitcoin, US, Taxbit

SEC sues Ripple for raising funds through an unregistered securities offering

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2020

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued Ripple for raising more than USD 1.3 billion through an unregistered securities offering.

Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ripple, XRP, security, crypto, investments, Bradley Garlinghouse