Blockchain/Bitcoin

Assets Invested in Listed Crypto ETFs and ETPs Globally Have Increased 119.6% in 2023

ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs ecosystem, reported that assets invested in Crypto ETFs and ETPs listed globally have increased 119.6% in the first 11 months of 2023. Crypto ETFs and ETPs

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New Chief Revenue Officer for Boerse Stuttgart Digital

Joaquín Sastre Ibáñez (32) will be joining the management team of Boerse Stuttgart Digital as Chief Revenue Officer as of 1 January 2024. In his role, Sastre Ibáñez is set to oversee the institutional business, strategic partnerships and sales activities

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Swiss-Backed CBDC Project Explored Feasibility of Cash-Like, Anonymous Digital Currency

Project Tourbillon, an initiative led by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub Swiss Centre and supported by the Swiss National Bank (SNB), explored the feasibility of a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC), finding that it is possible

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Schneller als gedacht: Die Einführung des Digitalen Euro im Turbo-Modus

Die Europäische Zentralbank (EZB) macht Dampf. Im Oktober dieses Jahres hatte die EZB beschlossen, die Vorbereitungsphase für den Digitalen Euro einzuläuten. Diese digitale Version des Euros, die von der EZB herausgegeben wird und als elektronisches Zahlungsmittel vorgesehen ist, soll elektronische

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Coop hat neu Crypto-Gutscheinkarten im Regal

Coop hat neu die Krypto-Gutscheinkarten von Cryptonow ins Sortiment aufgenommen. Damit ist Coop die erste grosse Schweizer Detailhändlerin, die ihrer Kundschaft den Kauf von Kryptowährungen ermöglicht. Simon Grylka, CEO der Cryptonow Group AG, betont die Bedeutung dieser Partnerschaft: „Unsere Mission

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Apex Group Invests Into Luxembourg’s Tokenization Pioneer Tokeny

Apex Group, a global financial services provider, announced their investment as the strategic lead investor in Tokeny, a leading enterprise-grade tokenization solutions provider based in Luxembourg. This move solidifies Apex’s dedication to leading the digitization of finance, with tokenization at

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Raiffeisen Schweiz Goes Digital Assets

Raiffeisen Schweiz joins SDX, a Swiss regulated financial market infrastructure for digital assets. SDX operates a stock exchange and CSD utilizing distributed ledger technology (DLT). These memberships position Raiffeisen Schweiz at the forefront of the digital asset revolution and align

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AllUnity to Launch EUR-Denominated Stablecoin

Flow Traders has partnered with DWS and Galaxy to establish AllUnity, a collaborative effort to introduce a regulated EUR-denominated stablecoin. The primary objective of this partnership is to explore opportunities within the on-chain economy by creating a fully collateralised stablecoin.

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Miles & More and qiibee Transform Loyalty Rewards with Blockchain

Miles & More, the loyalty program of the Lufthansa Group, has partnered with blockchain-based B2B marketplace qiibee to allow small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) to join the program easily. The key highlight of this collaboration is the integration of blockchain

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Basel Committee to Revise CryptoAsset Risk Standards

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision met virtually on 5 and 7 December to discuss a range of policy and supervisory initiatives. The Committee took stock of its review of various elements of the prudential standard for banks’ exposures to

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