Tag "Cryptocurrencies"

The Top 8 Crypto Custodians

As investors increasingly incorporate digital assets into their portfolios, the crypto custody landscape continues to grow and mature. As of late-2021, around US$230 billion worth of digital assets, or about 9% of the total US$2.5 trillion cryptocurrency market, were being

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Switzerland Lags Behind in Adopting Robo-Advisors, Investment Tech

Swiss investors are lagging behind their European counterparts in embracing investment technology services. A new survey by Swiss banking technology provider Avaloq, which polled 1,430 investors across 10 countries in Europe and Asia, found that only 8% of Swiss respondents

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2021, a Tipping Point for Digital Asset Adoption in Switzerland

2021 was the tipping point for the acceptance of cryptocurrencies and digital assets in Switzerland. Investors entered the space at a rapid pace and client demand became simply too large to brush aside. Meanwhile, financial institutions started actively joining the

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Bridging The Gap In Fintech News Reporting

Over the last few years, there has been a rapid drive towards digital transformation across sectors, including financial services. This drive was greatly accelerated with the onset of the global pandemic that forced even the less tech-savvy population to migrate

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Argentina’s Fintech Landscape Shows Strong Growth Despite Headwinds

Argentina’s booming fintech industry boasts over 300 companies that employ nearly 15,000 people. This year, the sector is expected to create more than 5,600 positions, reflecting on the industry’s massive growth and traction, according to data from Cámara Argentina de

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Crypto Hedge Fund Industry Assets Surge to Record US$3.8B

Last year, cryptocurrency hedge fund assets nearly doubled to hit a new record as the industry delivered outstanding performance. Amid a crypto market bull run, total assets under management (AuM) of crypto hedge funds surged from just over US$2 billion

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Institutional Adoption of Digital Assets Poised for Prime Time

Though institutional adoption of digital assets remains low, demand from traditional trading firms is growing rapidly, showcasing that the sector is poised for prime time, according to a research by management intelligence platform Acuiti. In a special report titled Institutional

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Crypto Related Crime Surged to US$ 1.2 Billion in Q1 of 2019

Crypto related thefts, scams and fraud surged in the first quarter of 2019 to US$1.2 billion, or 70% of the entire year 2018 at US$1.7 billion, according to a report by cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace. During Q1 2019, criminals stole

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130+ Stablecoin Projects Are In Development

With the promise of solving the volatility issue inherent to cryptocurrencies all the while retaining the main benefits of crypto and blockchain, stablecoins have been all the rage these past two years, with now more than 130 stablecoin projects in

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6 Banks Around The World Dabbling in Crypto with Their Own Coin

Long gone are the days when crypto coins and digital tokens were solely affiliated with scammers, cyber-attacks and dark web purchases, as today, an increasing number of banks around the world are beginning to launch their very own digital coins,

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