Tag: cryptocurrencies


UN calls for comprehensive crypto regulation in developing countries

August 15, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The UNCTAD, which promotes the interests of developing states in world trade, details how crypto is a potential threat to financial stability, the allocation of capital and resources and the security of monetary systems within developing countries. Citizens of emerging […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bitcoins in 2022- What’s the latest news

August 5, 2022

Via: TechBullion

Cryptocurrencies have been in news over the last few years. People have considered cryptocurrencies as a profitable investment option. Out of all cryptocurrencies, the most talked about is Bitcoin. The first half of 2022 has been bad for cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin […]


Bank of Israel Continues to Regulate Use of Cryptocurrencies

June 22, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Israel’s financial regulatory authorities are regulating virtual currencies (cryptographic currencies) due to their steady increase in use. For example, the Capital Market, Insurance and Savings Authority (CMISA) issued an anti-money laundering order specifically addressing cryptocurrencies, which came into effect in […]


Is Crypto the Future of Money?

May 11, 2022

Via: Bank Director

Regardless of their involvement in the financial services industry, anyone paying attention to the news lately will know that cryptocurrencies are making headlines. As the worldwide economy becomes less predictable, regulatory agencies are wondering whether cryptocurrencies could be used to […]

Capital and Risk, Trading

These Are the Interface Trends that Are Keeping Today’s Casual Stock Traders Engaged

August 4, 2021

Via: TechBullion

Mobile trading is on the rise. Whether it’s peer payments, mobile wallets or trading stock and cryptocurrencies, smartphone-based fintech is a hot market – in fact, this sector is growing at a rate of roughly 20 percent per year. Leading […]


Emergence and Rising Adoption of Cryptocurrencies Stimulates Fintech Blockchain Market

May 19, 2021

Via: TechBullion

Blockchain technologies use a shared ledger of sorts to record transactions over a decentralized network of computational devices. Blockchain technologies enable operations in real time, thus taking away the need for a central clearing authority. This saves time as well […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Trading

Major cryptocurrencies to watch out for in Quarter2 of 2021

April 12, 2021

Via: TechBullion

The first quarter of the year just concluded with green candles for almost all cryptocurrencies. With a price appreciation for all the months of the quarter, no month ended with a net loss for all the major cryptocurrencies. The month […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: Skepticism soars as Bitcoin wobbles from $60,000

April 1, 2021

Via: TechBullion

Bitcoin dropped sharply and briefly during the European session on Wednesday, leaving many retail investors liquidated. Over the last few days, BTC and Ethereum tried to lift above key levels at $60,000 and $1,800, respectively but struggled to sustain the […]

Activity, Trading

Robinhood restricts crypto trading ‘due to extraordinary market conditions’

January 29, 2021


Robinhood restricted trading in cryptocurrencies on Friday, as the price of bitcoin and a meme-inspired token rose sharply. Users began reporting that the trading app had halted instant deposits for crypto purchases earlier in the day, meaning they could only […]

Retail Banking

PayPal brings crypto further into mainstream with wallet update

October 22, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

Come early 2021, the move will also see users able to spend cryptocurrency via their PayPal wallet at all 26 million merchants in the payment giant’s network. In the next year, the digital wallet provider also plans to expand this […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Investors lost over £27m to crypto and forex scams last year

May 23, 2019

Via: Banking Technology

Tempted by professional-looking social media adverts and websites, investors have been signing up to ‘get rich quick’ online trading platforms – only to find they have been scammed. In the last financial year, reports of crypto and forex investment scams […]


The Future of Banking: Crypto, Blockchain and Fintech

April 17, 2019

Via: Bank Director

Inscribed in the first block of the first blockchain ever created are the words: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks,” referring to the London newspaper’s lead story of the day. This edition of the newspaper […]

Activity, Trading

Bitcoin trades higher, but struggles to regain $4,000

December 4, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Cryptocurrency prices are trading mostly higher on Tuesday, looking to claw back some of the ground lost on Monday. After falling as much as 8% on Monday, bitcoin, BTCUSD, +2.61% the best-known cryptocurrency, was last changing hands at $3,954.90, up […]

Activity, Trading

Bitcoin trades to 3 1/2-week high above $6,500

November 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin prices moved higher Wednesday, trading above $6,500 for the first time since mid-October. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.13% was last changing hands at $6,523.57, up 1.3% since Tuesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. The move […]

Activity, Trading

Bitcoin falls after Goldman reportedly drops crypto trading plans

September 5, 2018


Goldman Sachs is dropping its plan to open a trading desk for cryptocurrencies, Business Insider reported Wednesday, as the firm sees the regulatory environment as ambiguous. Bitcoin fell 5.3 percent Wednesday after the report, according to Coinbase data. The Wall […]

Activity, Channels, Trading

Trading app Robinhood adds two new cryptocurrencies despite bear market

July 12, 2018


Despite a sluggish cryptocurrency market, stock trading app Robinhood is adding two new digital currencies to its platform. The company will add Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash to its no-fee app, which already lets users trade bitcoin and ethereum. “Since we […]


Blockchain is Coming, but It’s None of Your Business…Yet

May 18, 2018

Via: Bank Director

For most banks under the $20 billion asset threshold, blockchain technology—the distributed ledger—will be a tool like every other technology tool. Banks under that size will be provided that tool by established providers or very large institutions and the tool […]

Capital and Risk, Operational

Cryptocurrencies as a payment system are ‘troubling,” Bank of America tech officer says

May 10, 2018


Cryptocurrencies are standing in the way of authorities catching “bad guys” who are using payment systems for nefarious purposes, a Bank of America official said Thursday. Addressing a key criticism of bitcoin and its growing list of competitors, Cathy Bessant, […]


Goldman Sachs to open crypto-trading desk

May 3, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The push for widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies got a boost Wednesday when U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs Group GS, -1.80% announced it would be opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. In an interview with the NY Times, Goldman executive Rana Yared, […]

Activity, Trading

Cryptocurrencies: Is Your Compliance Team Ready to Monitor the New Wave of Trading?

January 26, 2018

Via: Finextra

So what is Bitcoin anyway? For those unfamiliar with Bitcoin, here’s a brief primer. Created in 2009 by an unidentified software developer and inventor who goes by the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is a form of digital currency that’s […]