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Falcon is first Swiss private bank to enter blockchain asset management market

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 09:06

Falcon Group is the first Swiss private bank to provide blockchain asset management solutions for its clients through a new partnership with Bitcoin Suisse. »

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ayondo launches Bitcoin trading

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 10:25

Financial technology group ayondo has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of Bitcoin trading, allowing its clients easy access to the price movement of Bitcoin without the need to open up an e-wallet to purchase bitcoin on the internet. »

Mike Venuto, Toroso Investments

Second bitcoin ETF knocked back by the SEC

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 10:57

The US regulatory body, the SEC, has knocked back a second attempt to list a bitcoin ETF in the US. Last week saw Winklevoss Capital’s proposed COIN ETF on the Bats BZX Exchange turned down as the SEC deemed that the significant markets for bitcoin are unregulated. »

Demand for bitcoin ETF high says Global Advisors

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 13:52

Jersey-based bitcoin fund manager Global Advisors has announced that ETF industry veteran, Laurent Kssis (pictured), will be interim managing director of their subsidiary, XBT Provider AB, the is »

Demand-led rally lies behind Bitcoin outperformance

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 11:58

Shaun McDade, managing director for MitonOptimal has written a note on Bitcoin commenting that in a year of extraordinary events, no one much noticed the resurgence of Bitcoin, which, according to Bloomberg, has risen by 120.31 per cent in US Dollar terms, making it the world’s best performing ‘currency’ for the second year in a row. »

James Smith

Crypto Facilities and Elliptic bring enterprise standards to bitcoin trading

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 09:18

Bitcoin analytics and security firm Elliptic and bitcoin derivatives exchange Crypto Facilities have launched a settlement and clearing mechanism that separates bitcoin custody from all other exchange functions. »


Bitfinex and BitGo partner to create real-time proof of reserve bitcoin exchange

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 09:00

Bitfinex has unveiled a new bitcoin settlement and security architecture that for the first time ever offers complete segregation of all customer bitcoins.  »


InvestYourWay offers Bitcoin as part of a fully diversified fund

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 06:00

InvestYourWay has added Bitcoin as a new investable product. InvestYourWay believes in making such products available as part of a diversified portfolio and not just to those who can afford personalised fund management services. »


FundedByMe launches bitcoin payment pilot

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:00

European crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has launched a bitcoin pilot programme designed to assess client interest in paying using the digital currency. This test will take 45 days. “We see that among our investors, a great many of them are early-adopters. We also know that bitcoin users are familiar with new inventions at an early stage. That’s why we thought that we may offer both groups something interesting,” says Daniel Daboczy, CEO and cofounder of FundedByMe. »

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