Capital Markets

Fidelity Digital Assets Opens to All Qualified Investors

| David Pan

Fidelity Digital Asset Services is rolling out its custody and trading platform to all qualified clients, after initially expecting it to launch in…

Digital Securities Exchange Taps R3’s Blockchain for Post-Trade Activities

| William Foxley

U.K.-based Archax has inked a deal to use R3's Corda Enterprise to handle post-trade processes for its digital securities exchange.

Huobi Plans to Open Fiat Gateway with Lira-Tether Pairing in Turkey

| David Pan

Global crypto exchange Huobi plans to roll out a fiat gateway in Turkey that could increase access to more than 250 cryptocurrencies for local…

eToro Launches Crypto Portfolio Weighted by Twitter Mentions

| Danny Nelson

With an AI system trawling 850,000,000 tweets a day, the eToro product calibrates an optimal coin portfolio based on Crypto Twitter sentiment.

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.

CME, exchange

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.

SEC Draws on Investor Communications to Halt Telegram Token Launch

| Anna Baydakova

To justify halting the launch of Telegram's blockchain project, the SEC relied heavily on communications obtained from investors.

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.

Daily Liquidity Comes to Crypto Fund With Lukka Accounting Tool

| David Pan

Crypto accounting firm Lukka has partnered with fund administrator Theorem to provide same-day net asset value reporting capabilities.

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Traditional Financial Exchanges Oppose UK Crypto Derivatives Ban for Retail Investors

| David Pan

The World Federation of Exchanges asked the UK's Financial Conduct Authority not to ban the sale of crypto derivatives to retail investors.