New.Bitcoin.com has confirmed that the exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies will start trading on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange on Nov. 21. The exchange has also confirmed that this product is not an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The country’s financial regulator, Finma, explains the differences. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 23:40:41
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Central bankers have been talking about issuing their own digital coins ever since they first saw the appeal that bitcoin holds for many people. However, the latest indications point to it being a very long time until we will see national crypto assets coming from any stable economies. Also Read: The Daily: Teens Want Bitcoin, […]Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 16:00:20
This week, SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange based in Zurich, approved the listing of a crypto exchange-traded product (ETP) with the ticker ''HODL.” Like the Coinbase Index and Bitwise Hold 10, Amum ETP represents the value of five cryptocurrencies that include Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ethereum (ETH).The post Could Switzerland’s Crypto ETP Increase the Chance of a Bitcoin ETF Approval? appeared first on CCN
11/19/2018 / 00:15:33
The issue of Islamic classification of cryptocurrency has been ongoing since the rise of bitcoin’s popularity, with debate over whether or not bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are considered halal (permitted) or haram (forbidden). This is due to the stringent guidelines regarding monetary classification laid out in the Muslim faith, with conditions forbidding usury (the act of lending forCCN
11/18/2018 / 23:05:04
Switzerland gives the go-ahead for the world’s first crypto exchange-traded fund to be listed next week. Finally, a Crypto ETF Gets Approval The last couple of years have seen many failed attempts by cryptocurrency firms to get approval from regulators for Bitcoin-based Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) especially in the US. A crypto-based ETF would pave...Live Bitcoin News.
11/18/2018 / 17:00:12
The Bitcoin ETF $HODL, offered by Amun Crypto, will begin trading on Switzerland’s Six Swiss Exchange beginning next week. The ETF’s earnings will be linked to five different cryptocurrencies. The ETF is being offered by Amun Crypto, a U.K. based fintech company. It will begin trading on Six Swiss Exchange next week. Six is Switzerland’s chief stock exchange, as well as the fourth largest in Europe. According to the Financial Times, the ETF ''[…] has beenRead MoreThe post Switzerland Approves First Bitcoin-Cryptocurrency ETF with Ticker $HODL appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/18/2018 / 10:00:42
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The SIX Swiss Exchange has given the go-ahead to an exchange-traded product tracking multiple cryptocurrencies, according to a Financial Times report. The Swiss regulators have raced ahead of the U.S., by agreeing to greenlight the Amun Crypto Exchange Traded Product (ETP). Based on the reports, the Amun Crypto ETP,, will have half of its assets investedCCN
11/18/2018 / 09:37:39
Leading European stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first crypto exchange-traded product next week
11/18/2018 / 08:08:00
An exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies reportedly will start trading on Switzerland’s Six stock exchange next week. The product will be available to both retail and institutional investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Trading on Six Swiss Exchange The Financial Times reported on Friday that Switzerland’s Six […]Bitcoin News.
11/18/2018 / 06:55:41
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Bad news for Azerbaijani crypto-enthusiasts… Alim Guliyev, first Chairman of The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA), announced in a recent statement that the national bank has no plan to implement its own digital currency. In a statement given in Baku on Thursday, Guliyev stated the bank’s conservative attitude toward banking, stating its apprehension toward the […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/16/2018 / 23:36:18
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has indicated that it does not intend to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency, also known as a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Speaking to reporters in Baku on November 15, CBA first Chairman Alim Guliyev stated that the Bank treats cryptocurrencies conservatively, based on a belief that the use ofCCN
11/16/2018 / 08:29:42
SEBA Crypto AG – a cryptocurrency startup based in Zug, Switzerland – is allegedly on the verge of obtaining a banking and securities dealer license sometime during the second quarter of 2019. What Can You Do with That? The license will be granted by FINMA, Switzerland’s financial market regulator. Should SEBA obtain the approval it...Live Bitcoin News.
11/15/2018 / 03:00:50
Anti-government activists in Thailand are using crypto tech to help prevent authorities from censoring ''Rap Against Dictatorship,” a controversial music video that has gone viral in the country. The video, which excoriates Thai government and military authorities on a number of social issues, has achieved runaway success in Thailand, amassing more than 28 million viewsCCN
11/12/2018 / 01:44:58
Elon Musk fakes ask for crypto on Twitter, while William Shatner gives a shout out to Vitalik Buterin — read more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest
11/11/2018 / 16:03:00
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FINMA is advising a conservative approach to crypto-investment, telling banks to put plenty aside to offset potential losses. The influential Swiss Financial Markets Authority (FINMA) is reportedly advising banks under its regulation that cryptocurrency assets should be risk weighted at eight times their market value when it comes to calculating their capital buffers. Such risk […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/09/2018 / 07:36:25
Published on CoinnounceSwitzerland’s financial institutions continue to be exploited by cybercriminals, says the latest research report by cybercrime authorities. The only except in 2018 is that the targets are no longer banks but crypto exchanges. The research identified Monerominer virus, as the sixth most significant malware thanks to the anonymous nature of the virtual asset. MELANI […]Coinnounce.
11/09/2018 / 06:17:19
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Published on CoinnounceThere Are Deep Trust Issues in Online Gambling – Does Blockchain Promise a Solution? Gambling is possibly one of the best-regulated industries out there. There should be little cause for players to worry. There have been isolated incidents, such as Absolute Poker stealing up to $1 million from its players over ten years ago, but […]The post Does Blockchain Bring More Trust in Online Gambling? appeared first on Coinnounce.
11/06/2018 / 15:57:49
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The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has instructed banks dealing in cryptoassets to apply a risk weighting of eight times their market value when calculating loss-absorbing capital buffers. In a confidential letter seen by swissinfo.ch, the regulator also imposed a 4 percent cap on crypto positions as a percentage of total capital held by banks,CCN
11/05/2018 / 19:04:07
Swiss financial regulator has informally signaled cryptocurrency investments should have a risk weighting ratio of 800 percent of the original amount. FINMA Highlights Bank, Dealer Queries According to local news media outlet Swissinfo, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) revealed the figure in October in response to a query by trustee and accountant association EXPERTsuisse. In the letter, dated October 15, FINMA suggested it had come under pressure to provide clarity on the issueRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/05/2018 / 16:00:32
Azerbaijan is joining the list of governments adopting distributed ledger technology to promote efficiencies. Osman Gunduz, Chair of the Azerbaijani Internet Forum (AMF), announced the country will start using blockchain on the information systems and registries of the Ministry of Justice. Azerbaijan Government Eyes Blockchain Application on Notaries, Courts, Penitentiaries, NGOs, Registries The Azerbaijani Internet Forum is...NewsBTC.
11/04/2018 / 01:00:54
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The Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan plans to leverage blockchain technology and smart contracts to improve public services. Ministry Focuses on Housing and Utilities Azerbaijan is taking steps towards implementing blockchain technology in the housing and utilities sector, according to Osman Gunduz, Chairman of the Azerbaijani Internet Forum (AMF). Speaking to Trend News Agency, Gunduz...Live Bitcoin News.
11/02/2018 / 19:00:09
CoinSpeakerErnst & Young Unveils Its Own Product Built on Ethereum BlockchainErnst & Young introduced its unique zero-knowledge proof privacy solution that is aimed at reducing barriers to blockchain adoption.Ernst & Young Unveils Its Own Product Built on Ethereum Blockchain
11/01/2018 / 10:22:27
In this edition of The Daily, we cover Nexo’s recent decision to pay interest on stablecoin holdings, as well as a project by two Swiss cryptocurrency companies to offer exchange and custodial solutions for financial institutions that handle digital assets. We also look at Bitfinex’s newly updated app for ''on-the-go” traders. Also read: Security Startup Raises […]Bitcoin News.
10/31/2018 / 13:50:47
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In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $30 million in funding from a number of notable companies. We also look at how tokens are being used to clean up the environment, as well as efforts by major auditing firms to service clients in the cryptocurrency […]The post The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/30/2018 / 10:15:26
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Financia Business School in Paris is accepting tuition payments in Bitcoin, much to the delight of some of its foreign students. Disruptive technology is the way of the future. Thanks to blockchain and cryptocurrencies, processes like supply chain management and cross-border payments have been made more efficient while saving companies money in the process. It’s no...Live Bitcoin News.
10/30/2018 / 03:30:38
Payments processing company Square open-sources its Bitcoin cold storage technology, aiming to encourage further crypto innovation.CoinSpeaker.
10/24/2018 / 15:36:43
In this edition of The Daily, we look at Square’s recent decision to open-source its Subzero cold storage solution. We also focus on Bitcurate’s new cryptocurrency market intelligence service, as well as the chat platform that Coin Stats is launching for cryptocurrency investors and coin teams. Also read: Binance to Expand in Singapore, Uphold Launches Loan […]Bitcoin News.
10/24/2018 / 14:00:23
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The leading digital Switzerland-based bank Swissquote Group Holding SA will reportedly become the first bank in the world to provide its clients with the opportunity to take part in initial coin offerings (ICOs). A Serious Breakthrough Up until today, if a user wanted to participate in an ICO, they would need to have a basic...Live Bitcoin News.
10/23/2018 / 17:00:42
Online Swiss bank Swissquote announced the launch of its ICO offering, becoming the first bank worldwide to allow customers to buy tokens issued within an initial coin offering (ICO) supported by the Swissquote platform. Swiss Diamond Producer Set to Raise $60.73 Million in First Bank-Mediated ICO Ever As the financial industry adapts to the emerging...NewsBTC.
10/22/2018 / 20:05:38
ING Bank has continued further down the road of advanced blockchain privacy with the release of its Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) solution.
10/21/2018 / 21:06:43
Europe’s top banks allegedly helped wealthy clients across the continent steal 55 billion euros ($63 billion) from multiple governments by making tax reclaims to which they were not entitled, an investigation has revealed. The theft centred around a complex scheme of trading stocks that also involved hedge funds and large international commercial law firms. Also […]The post World’s Biggest Banks Helped Clients Steal $63 Billion in Taxes in Europe appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/21/2018 / 06:10:56
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The Civil Media Company’s ambitious plan to sell $8 million worth of its cryptocurrency token CVL, and fund a decentralized platform for new journalism, has failed for now. Many investors were skeptical of Civil’s vision, and they were proven right when Civil announced on Tuesday it will refund its investors. Civil’s hyped initial coin offering (ICO) failed to attract enough interest. Civil announced it will give refunds to all CVL token buyers by October 29th. WhatRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/18/2018 / 23:00:09
tZero announced it has issued its preferred tZero security tokens, sold during the Security Token Offering (STO) earlier this year. The company raised $134 million from investors worldwide during the months-long STO. ICO to STO The offering launched as a more typical pre-sale ICO towards the end of last year. This became the second stage STO in March, after review by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). tZero raised $134 million from investors worldwide over theRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/17/2018 / 17:00:12
Bithumb, South Korea’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange officially launched its Decentralised Exchange (DEX) on October 15 and marked the occasion with two events – free transaction fee event and an Airdrop event, the details of which have been published on the company website. No Transaction fee period and Airdrop event The Free Transaction Fee event...NewsBTC.
10/16/2018 / 12:00:01
During October 2018, Bitcoin trading volumes on the peer-to-peer (P2P) platform LocalBitcoins reached peak levels in Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt. Elsewhere, places like Croatia and Switzerland are at their lowest levels since the start of 2018. Bitcoin is a Haven Asset in Argentina With the continuing economic crisis in Argentina, it is perhaps unsurprising to see people flocking to Bitcoin (BTC) as a haven for their wealth. Since April 2018, the peso – Argentina’s fiat currencyRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/16/2018 / 07:00:52
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A new report from Greenwich Associates, a provider of market intelligence and advisory services to the ﬁnancial services industry, tries to answer the question: “Why have the tech and financial industries lagged their own blockchain expectations?” It identifies technical challenges as causing corporations to fail to deliver on the hype they created around a buzzword […]Bitcoin News.
10/14/2018 / 16:15:39
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In a move that clearly shows the government’s resolve to encourage investments in cryptocurrencies, Switzerland’s financial markets regulator has opened the floodgates for institutional participation in cryptocurrencies. Zug-based Crypto Finance AG subsidiary Crypto Fund AG becomes the first company to get the green light from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to offer a wideCCN
10/12/2018 / 08:10:27
Cryptocurrency asset firm, Crypto Finance, has made history by being the first crypto platform to receive approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Regulations are, arguably, a great way to increase mass adoption in the crypto industry. People and investors may be interested in entering the market but volatility and a Wild West reputation...Live Bitcoin News.
10/12/2018 / 01:30:54
The top 50 cryptocurrency and blockchain-related companies in Switzerland’s version of Silicon Valley are now worth $44 billion combined, underscoring the steady growth of the Swiss crypto industry. Altogether, cryptocurrency firms employ about 3,000 people throughout the small country. Included among the top 50 are five ''unicorns,” or startups with a market valuation of more […]Bitcoin News.
10/10/2018 / 20:50:49
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In what is a first for Switzerland, Crypto Fund, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, recently obtained a cryptocurrency asset management from the country’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). The company becomes the first to be authorized to provide full spectrum services to institutional investors regarding blockchain-based assets. FINMA Grants Crypto Fund Full Cryptocurrency Asset Management License According to Bloomberg, the license puts Crypto Finance AG in the same bracket as other non-cryptocurrency asset managementRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/10/2018 / 13:00:44
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