Capital Markets

crypto, fiat

Tagomi Rollout Paves Way for Institutional Crypto Shorting

| Danny Nelson

Crypto brokerage Tagomi released its borrowing and lending platform to the wider public, enabling investors to short cryptocurrencies like bitcoin…

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Rebranded TrueDigital Partners for ‘Imminent’ Bitcoin Derivatives Launch

| Daniel Palmer

Tassat, formerly trueDigital, has teamed up with AlgoTrader to provide institutional traders access to its soon-to-launch bitcoin swaps contracts.

Huobi Plans Backdoor IPO Attempt in Hong Kong, Document Suggests

| David Pan

A filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange backs up earlier suggestions that Huobi seeks to go public through a firm acquired in 2018.

Santander Settles Both Sides of a $20 Million Bond Trade on Ethereum

| Ian Allison

Santander has issued a $20 million bond on ethereum, and paid fiat cash for it on the public blockchain as well.

Seed CX Subsidiary Adds Crypto Derivatives Settlement for Institutions

| Nikhilesh De

Zero Hash is launching support settlement services for bilateral derivative transactions.

IPO

First Tokenized IPO Launches on National Stock Exchange

| Daniel Palmer

The national stock exchange of the Seychelles is today launching the world's first IPO of tokenized shares, utilizing the ethereum blockchain.

VanEck, SolidX to Offer Bitcoin ETF-Like Product to Institutions

| Daniel Palmer

VanEck and SolidX aim to launch a limited bitcoin ETF for institutions in the U.S. later this week, but retail investors will be locked out.

HSBC Targets China Trade With Yuan-Demoninated Blockchain Letter of Credit

| Daniel Palmer

HSBC has carried out the first blockchain-based letter of credit transaction denominated in Chinese yuan.

The Crypto Custody Conundrum: What Are We Even Talking About?

| Noelle Acheson

New tech usually struggles with vocabulary, says Noelle Acheson. With bitcoin, the confusion rubs off integral concepts in securities legislation.

Crypto Futures Exchange Deribit Launching Bulk Derivatives Trading

| Daniel Palmer

Deribit is teaming with institutional traders' messaging service Paradigm to facilitate block trades of bitcoin and ether derivatives.