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Amun Launched Short Bitcoin ETP on Leading Swiss Exchange SIX

News Swiss cryptocurrency financial firm Amun AG launched an Exchange Traded Product (ETP) giving investors inverse exposure to Bitcoin (BTC), called 21Shares Short Bitcoin (SBTC). As Cointelegraph Japan reported earlier today, Amun launched the derivative in question on Jan. 22 on Switzerland’s l..

Industry Leaders at Crypto Valley Summit See Major Role for Blockchain in Traceability

News At the Crypto Valley Summit during the World Economic Forum in Davos, ecological sustainability for the future is one of the primary talking points. Even though blockchain is on the fringes of global discussion, several experts see its usage in traceability as one of the key technologies for ..

Ether Price Drop Slashed Valuation of Crypto Valley’s Top 50 Firms by 40%

News The combined valuation of the top 50 blockchain-related firms in the Swiss canton of Zug — known as “Crypto Valley” within the industry — fell by nearly half in 2019. Swiss investment firm CV VC debuted a new report at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 22, giving an appra..

Six Major Central Banks to Collaborate on Digital Currency Research

News The central banks of Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, European Union, Sweden and Switzerland created a group with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) to jointly research central bank digital currencies (CBDC). According to a press release published by the Bank of England on Jan. 21..

Swiss-Regulated Digital Asset Bank Plans $95M Capital Raise

News Seba, a young Swiss-based digital asset bank holding regulatory licensing, looks to attempt a secondary capital raise to garner over $95 million in additional funds. During the raise, Seba aims to secure 100 million Swiss francs, equivalent to $96.5 million, “from new investors, including fin..

SEC’s CryptoMom Wants US to Learn From Chinese Digital Innovation

News The United States could learn from China’s innovations in digital currency, says Securities and Exchange commissioner Hester Peirce. Fielding questions via webcam at this week’s Crypto Finance Conference in Switzerland, the public sector leader known as CryptoMom, called for the U.S. to: “L..

Swiss Real Estate Company Closes A $134 Million Deal Using Blockchain

News A building on the prestigious Banhofstrasse in Zurich, Switzerland was successfully tokenized and sold on the blockchain today. The new owner of the building is Swiss real estate investment company BrickMarket. The company has issued bond-backed crypto tokens that figuratively represent “shar..

Crypto Custody, Explained

Well, it seems to be the latest trend that’s causing a buzz. For the uninitiated, these services pave the way for digital assets to be securely held in large volumes. Some advocates believe that this could be one of the key factors needed to trigger an influx of new capital from institutional..

2019 to 2020: Insiders, Outsiders and Experimenters in Crypto Regulation, Part 3

New Year Special This is the final part of a three-part series covering the regulatory landscape for cryptos in 2019 and thinking about the prospects for 2020. The first two parts covered the “Insiders” of Europe, North America and the Pacific Rim, and “Outsider” nations such as China, Russia and ..

Foin Token Scheme Locks Up Investors’ Money and Pumps Price

Investigation On Dec. 15, news broke that cryptocurrency payments firm and wallet provider FoPay had acquired Estonia-based digital currency trading platform AliExchange for 1 million of its native Foin (FOIN) tokens. If one were to go by Foin’s apparent value at the time, that would make the deal..

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