Capital Markets

Bloomberg: Nasdaq Still Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch in 2019

| Yogita Khatri

Stock exchange operator Nasdaq is sticking with plans to launch bitcoin futures contracts early next year, say Bloomberg sources.

Abu Dhabi Bank Settles $500 Million Bond on a Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Abu Dhabi-based Al Hilal Bank has carried out a blockchain-based transaction for an Islamic bond worth $500 million.

Nearly 500 Crypto Startups Bank at Silvergate, IPO Filing Reveals

| Daniel Palmer

The California-based operator of Silvergate Bank has detailed its relationships with the cryptocurrency industry as part of its IPO filing with the…

Singapore’s Stock Exchange Clarifies Rules for Listed Firms Issuing ICOs

| Yogita Khatri

SGX has clarified the rules for publicly listed companies planning to conduct token sales.

Crypto Exchange-Traded Product to Launch on Swiss Stock Exchange

| Daniel Palmer

The first ever exchange-traded product tracking multiple cryptocurrencies will start trading next week on Switzerland's Six stock exchange.

Bitmain Denies Reports CEO Jihan Wu Ousted from Bitcoin Miner’s Board

| Wolfie Zhao

Mining giant Bitmain says CEO Jihan Wu still serves on its board, despite media reports to the contrary.

Bitcoin Miner Canaan’s IPO Likely Delayed After Hong Kong Filing Expires

| Wolfie Zhao

Canaan Creative's IPO may be in doubt as the bitcoin mining firm's filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has now lapsed.

Singapore’s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System

| Yogita Khatri

The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation's stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets.

Crypto Exchanges Must ‘Grow or Die,’ Says Exec at Fintech Firm Cinnober

| Anna Baydakova

Cinnober, a fintech company founded a full decade before the bitcoin white paper came out, wants to help today's crypto trading platforms mature.

DTCC

15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing

| Ian Allison

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is now testing its main blockchain project with 15 global banks, before taking the tech live in 2019.