Capital Markets

Thai Stock Exchange Plans to Launch a Token Trading Platform

| Yogita Khatri

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is looking to capitalize on investor interest in cryptos by offering a new digital assets exchange.

OKCoin Founder Star Xu Seeks to Acquire Public Firm for $60 Million

| Daniel Palmer

OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.

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Wyoming Blockchain Bill Proposes Issuance of Tokenized Stock Certificates

| Yogita Khatri

Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Wyoming have introduced legislation proposing the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using blockchain tech.

Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other

| Ian Allison

U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.

European Blockchain Startup Launches Trading in Tokenized Securities

| Yogita Khatri

Belarus-based blockchain startup Currency.com has launched a trading platform for tokenized securities.

Tokenized Securities: Curb Your Enthusiasm

| Noelle Acheson

Tokenized securities hold promise, but we shouldn't overlook how hard it is to spin up new markets.

Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million

| Yogita Khatri

ConsenSys has joined a $2 million funding round for a blockchain startup led by a former chairman of the Central Bank of Iceland.

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Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Considering New York IPO: Report

| Yogita Khatri

China-based Canaan, the second largest manufacturer of bitcoin mining devices, is considering an IPO in the U.S., according to Bloomberg.

Japan’s Financial Regulator May Approve Crypto ETFs: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering the approval of crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a Bloomberg source.

Overstock Makes Key Executive Change at Blockchain Subsidiaries

| Anna Baydakova

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, is reassigning a top executive to focus on revenue generation at its most prominent…