Crypto-Assets

Working at light speed

Shanny Basar talks to Jenna Wright, Managing Director at LMAX Digital, about launching the crypto business in 2018, increasing institutional interest and rapid growth. LMAX...

LMAX and SIX Securities Service launch cash settled centrally cleared cyrpto futures

FX and crypto exchange operator LMAX and SIX Securities Services, the post trade arm of SIX Group have joined forces to launch cash-settled, centrally...

The next big thing

Jannah Patchay, director and founder of Markets Evolution looks at the growing role digital money will play in the financial services ecosystem. Alongside sustainable finance...

Trade Surveillance Experts Seek to Bridge Traditional-Digital Asset Divide

The rise of bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies has challenged market infrastructure and technology providers to enable digital-asset trading with the same efficiency, reliability,...

FCA chair highlights need for crypto assets regulation

The regulatory screws may tighten around the decentralised world of crypto assets, but it will need careful thought, according to Charles Randell, chair of...

Eurex to launch bitcoin futures in September

European derivatives exchange Eurex is to launch bitcoin exchange traded note (ETN) futures, a new contract that offers clients access to the price of...

ETC Group set to launches first Bitcoin ETP on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra

London based ETC Group is set to list the world’s first cryptocurrency exchange-traded product (ETP) later this month on Xetra.  The BTCetc Bitcoin Exchange...

Maker rebates dampen crypto opportunities

A new report on Bitcoin by recently launched digital assets derivatives exchange, ZUBR, showed that under the “maker-taker” pricing models, best execution practices are...

Crypto assets : Finding liquidity : Jannah Patchay

NAVIGATING THE CRYPTO LIQUIDITY LANDSCAPE. Jannah Patchay looks at the progress being made and the gaps to be filled. When it comes to the burgeoning, fecund crypto-asset landscape,...

News : Banco Santander issues blockchain-based bond

BANCO SANTANDER ISSUES BLOCKCHAIN BASED BOND. Banco Santander, the largest Spanish bank, has issued a $20m blockchain-based bond with a quarterly coupon of 1.98%. This...

News review : Testing the crypto waters

TESTING THE CRYPTO WATERS. London-based venture studio 20:30 made the news as the first UK company to successfully complete the tokenisation and issuance of their...

Blog : Facebook’s Libra project : Sehra and Patchay 2/2

LIBRA IS ALMOST CERTAINLY NOT WHAT YOU THINK IT IS. Dr. Avtar Sehra, Chief Executive Officer at Nivaura. Jannah Patchay, Director, Regulatory & Market Structure SME...

Blog : Facebook’s Libra project : Sehra and Patchay 1/2

LIBRA IS ALMOST CERTAINLY NOT WHAT YOU THINK IT IS. Dr. Avtar Sehra, Chief Executive Officer at Nivaura. Jannah Patchay, Director, Regulatory & Market Structure SME...

Buyside focus : Crypto-assets : Jannah Patchay

TAKING THE LID OFF CRYPTO. Jannah Patchay delves into the world of cryptocurrencies and how it is progressing. In the future, financial historians may well look...