Tag "digital assets"

55% of World Top Banks Have Invested in Blockchain and Crypto Companies

In 2021, blockchain and cryptocurrencies continue to be a hot field for banks to be in as they look to capitalize on the emerging asset class. According to new data from Blockdata, a CB Insights company, out of the world’s

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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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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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Google Trends: Interest in Bitcoin Spikes Amid Price Rally to New All-Time High

The price of bitcoin surged to a new all-time high, crossing US$23,700/BTC on Thursday. The climb brings the cryptocurrency’s year-to-date gains above 200%. The price rally, which began in early October and accelerated towards the start of December, pushed general

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A Look at Switzerland’s Blockchain DLT Fintech Industry

A recent analysis by ccecosystems.news has identified 167 blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) startups focusing on financial services in Switzerland. Out of the 167 companies, only 117 had a valid Internet presence, implying that about 30% of these ventures

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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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New Report Explores the Potential of Blockchain in Asset Management

Blockchain has the potential to transform the asset management industry by allowing new products to be developed, improve efficiency and cost-savings, and enhance data quality, according to a new report by blockchain software company ConsenSys. In its first report part

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New York Stock Exchange’s Owner Wants to Make Crypto Mainstream with Bakkt

Global exchanges operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which owns the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), will in November launch a new digital asset platform. The new company will be called Bakkt, and will be launched in partnership with Microsoft, Starbucks and

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White Paper on Blockchain Infrastructures for Digital Assets

BitFury, a Bitcoin blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company, has released a white paper outlining basic components of blockchain-based asset ledgers, as well as their use cases for financial services firms. Entitled ‘Digital Assets on Public Blockchains,’ the white

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