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Cowen expands digital division with new crypto native hires

Cowen expands digital division with new crypto native hires

Investment bank Cowen is adding two crypto native executives as it expands its crypto division. Cowen Digital LLC has hired Blockchain.com’s former head of institutional business development and a ex-Coinbase sales associate to the crypto arm, which launched in March of this year, with customers able to trade 16 tokens, including bitcoin and ether. …

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Bitcoin mining stocks halve as ‘turbo-charged’ thesis plays out

Stronghold Digital Mining pushes back Q2 earnings due to ‘significant announcement’

Stronghold Digital Mining pushed back its second-quarter earnings conference call from this afternoon to August 15, the company said on Thursday in a press release. It is now the second mining company to delay its earnings release this week.  “We’re making a significant announcement that needed a day or two more to finalize,” a …

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Jack Ma's Ant Group launches digital bank in Singapore

Jack Ma’s Ant Group launches digital bank in Singapore

advertisement Ant Group, the company behind China’s largest digital payment platform Alipay, has launched a neobank in Singapore.  Named Anext Bank, it will target small and medium enterprises (SMEs), it said in a statement today. It has also formed a partnership with trading platform Proxtera to provide financial solutions for SMEs looking to participate in overseas …

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Japanese Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to Establish Digital Asset Custodian: Report

Japanese Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to Establish Digital Asset Custodian: Report

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ECB’s Lagarde says while crypto has no worth, she would back digital euro: Politico  

ECB’s Lagarde says while crypto has no worth, she would back digital euro: Politico  

advertisement European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said that while crypto assets have no value, she would “guarantee” a digital euro because the ECB would stand behind it, Politico reported today, citing an interview. “I have said all along the crypto assets are highly speculative, very risky assets,” Lagarde told Dutch television show College Tour …

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Congressman introduces Digital Commodity Exchange Act to set up CFTC regime for crypto exchanges

Congressman introduces Digital Commodity Exchange Act to set up CFTC regime for crypto exchanges

A new bill looking to establish a reporting regime for cryptocurrency exchanges is now formally before Congress.  On April 28, Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) introduced Digital Commodity Exchange Act. The DCEA would set up a reporting regime for crypto exchanges with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.  Thompson’s announcement of the bill said “The DCEA builds …

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