Facebook-Led Libra Forms Governing Council After Big-Name Departures

by Nikhilesh De

BNB-Based Crypto ETP Now Live on Swiss SIX Stock Exchange

| Daniel Kuhn

The new exchange traded product (ETP) will be underlaid by $20 million worth of Binance coin.

Ilia Obraztsov

UK Startup Takes Billion-Dollar Tokenization Plan Stateside

| Danny Nelson

Smartlands, a UK tokenization firm, is betting on a billion-dollar security token crowdfunding model with a new broker-dealer partnership in the U.S.

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CME Says Bitcoin Futures Gaining Interest From Big Investors

| Brad Keoun

The CME touts the success of its bitcoin futures contract, as the battle for institutional investors heats up thanks to competition from Bakkt.

Grayscale Wins Approval for First Public Digital Currency Index Fund

| Nathan DiCamillo

The digital currency asset manager will offer its Digital Large Cap Fund on over-the-counter markets.

US Treasury Secretary: Regulatory Fears Forced Libra Exodus

| David Pan

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said backers of Facebook’s Libra withdrew from the project, fearing it would not meet regulatory standards.

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5 Top Car Makers Enter Field Trials for Automatic Blockchain Payments

| William Foxley

Renault, BMW, General Motors, Honda and Ford are set to begin real-world testing of blockchain IDs for cars next month.

Thrill-Seeking Drives Investors to Trade Crypto, Study Finds

| Omkar Godbole

Investors who trade crypto tend to take bigger risks in the stock market, suggesting they seek dopamine more than diversification, a study found.

Forex Broker FXCM Launches Basket of 5 Cryptos for Retail Investors

| Daniel Palmer

Foreign exchange trading platform FXCM Group has launched a basket of five cryptocurrencies aimed at retail investors.

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Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Is Bringing Blockchain to Zurich

| Danny Nelson

The Crypto Valley Association and Zurich Tourism are working to bring blockchain awareness, tourism and business to Zurich.

Bitcoin Faces Drop Below $8,000 Despite Beating Price Resistance

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin has crossed the 20-day moving average hurdle, but remains in bearish territory on the daily and weekly charts.