The doors may be open for Cboe to launch an ether futures product, following a recent comment from the SEC that the cryptocurrency is not a security.
VanEck and SolidX have teamed up to list a bitcoin exchange-traded fund, despite regulatory obstacles that stymied prior attempts.
A bill introduced by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim would launch pilot programs testing cryptocurrencies as a community monetary system.
China’s central bank has completed a blockchain-based system that digitizes checks in a move to counter fraud in the country.
Crypto exchange Huobi has teamed up with NewMargin Capital and Kiwoom Securities to launch a blockchain fund focused on China and South Korea.
Blockchain startup Paxos has closed a $65 million Series B funding round led by existing investors including Liberty City Ventures and RRE Ventures.
U.S.-based FX settlement provider CLS has made a $5 million investment in blockchain software startup R3.
Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction using R3’s Corda blockchain in partnership with Germany’s Commerzebank.
Deutsche Boerse AG is assessing whether to offer cryptocurrency-related products, a company exec has said during an event.
American Express announced a blockchain-based loyalty rewards program using Hyperledger’s technology.
China-based Canaan Creative, one of the largest bitcoin mining hardware makers, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Accenture and Intel are to help develop a Hyperledger-based securities lending platform for the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange.
Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country’s first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain.
Big financial market infrastructure players detailed their progress on blockchain conversions, with real timelines for going live, at Consensus 2018.
In a first for interoperability, Axoni and Clearmatics have shown how a derivative contract written on one blockchain can be settled on another.