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Canadian Fund Manager 3iQ Launches Bitcoin Fund with MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index

 CryptoCompare is pleased to announce that the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index has been licensed to 3iQ Corp for The Bitcoin Fund (Ticker: QBTC.u on the Toronto Stock Exchange). The exchange listing will take place on Thursday, April 9th. The MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index is a rules-based index, intended to give investors a means of tracking the performance of Bitcoin on selected top tier exchanges. These... more Read more »

Historical evidence for bitcoin performing like digital gold

In the recent crash, the independence of bitcoin relative to other assets has been challenged as it dropped by more than the S&P500 index. Many are tempted to conclude by saying the diversification argument does not hold anymore. The Research Department of SEBA Bank has a different opinion, based on an analysis of three examples of financial stress with a focus on gold. This precious metal is an asset revered as a classic diversifier and,... more Read more »

Bitcoin Trade at Settlement Market Executes First Trade

Tassat, a global provider of financial technologies and products for traditional and digital asset markets and Blockfills, a global leader in digital asset electronic market making, trading and prime brokerage, announce execution of the first trade on the newly launched institutional Trade-at-Settlement (TAS) service for spot Bitcoin (BTC/USD).  Read more »

Uphold Announces Bank Connectivity in the U.K. with the Support of the Pound Sterling

Leading digital money platform Uphold today announces bank connectivity for its users in the United Kingdom with the introduction of support for the Pound Sterling (GBP). Read more »

CoinCorner partnered with Quinn Legal become the first Isle of Man law firm to accept Bitcoin payments

Bitcoin exchange, CoinCorner, has partnered with leading legal firm, Quinn Legal, to enable clients to make Bitcoin payments directly via the legal firm’s website, becoming the first Isle of Man based law firm to do so. Read more »

CoinCorner Comments on Coinfloor’s “Bitcoin only” Stance

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented:      “It’s been announced today that Coinfloor is delisting its Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) options, in favour of providing “Bitcoin only” services next year.    This is a positive development for the Bitcoin industry as it highlights the lack of demand for altcoins when compared to Bitcoin, reinforcing Bitcoin’s dominance. If the resource and cost expended on maintaining the altcoins doesn’t... more Read more »

Swiss bank SEBA with a focus on digital assets now accepts clients from 9 new jurisdictions

More than 10 years after the invention of Bitcoin, there is still a tremendous gap between traditional banking on one side and decentralised finance on the other side. SEBA Bank, an integrated bank focused on digital assets, works as a bridge builder offering a comprehensive range of services in digital as well as in traditional finance. In August, it received a licence from the Swiss Financial Market Authority FINMA – the first time such a... more Read more »

ACD and Alchemy Launches ACD Cryptocurrency Tokens Across Asia

Alchemy Global Payment Solutions Limited ("Alchemy"), a global cryptocurrency payment pioneer that powers businesses with Asia's first hybrid cryptocurrency and fiat payment solutions ("Hybrid Payment Solution"), has partnered with Tokyo-based ACD Inc. (a Joint-Venture Group Company of ANA Holdings, TSE:9202) ("ACD"), a company that provides cross-border e-commerce and global air cargo delivery, logistic services in Japan, to enable ACD tokens... more Read more »

MVIS and CryptoCompare Launch the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index

MV Index Solutions (MVIS) in partnership with CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today announced the launch of the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index (ticker: MVIBTC), an index designed to measure the performance of a digital assets portfolio which invests in Bitcoin, priced on select exchanges. The MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index is a robust and transparent benchmark for Bitcoin, which will be... more Read more »

CoinCorner comments on Mark Cuban’s remarks that Bitcoin is “too complicated”

Danny Scott, CEO of CoinCorner, comments on Mark Cuban’s remarks that Bitcoin is “too complicated”: Read more »

Apple is ‘watching Crypto’ but there was no mention at iPhone 11 event, says CoinCorner

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “Apple revealed their latest line of products, unveiling the new iPhone 11 at their annual Apple event yesterday, however there was no mention of their plans for cryptocurrency, which they recently revealed they were “watching”. Read more »

CoinCorner responds to criticism of the Bitcoin Lightning Network

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented:                                      “The Bitcoin Lightning Network is such an amazing and innovative step forward for the development of Bitcoin, making it useful for every day payments at mass scale. Lightning is a new piece of Layer 2 technology sat on top of Bitcoin. It’s only been running on a live environment for the last 18 months and is still in beta stages, meaning that bugs and exploits are to... more Read more »

Bitwala Launches Bitcoin Banking App

For the first time, mobile users can open a German bank account with an integrated bitcoin wallet and trading on their smartphone within minutes. Bitwala, Germany’s cryptocurrency flagship, makes this possible with the launch of its new Bitcoin banking app for iOS and Android. What is more, the account opening process is reduced to just a few minutes. It was never safer, easier, and faster to manage Bitcoin. Read more »

CoinCorner comments on Bitcoin's 90% dominance

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented:                                      Read more »

Where to buy Bitcoin for as little as £5 in the UK?

In the last 24 hours, it has been reported in Cointelegraph that Coinbase has suspended UK customer deposits via Faster Payments and is relying on international bank transfers made through SWIFT, with a minimum deposit of £1,000. Read more »

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