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Swiss Digital Asset Bank Sygnum Launches Blockchain Alternative to Stock Exchanges

Swiss Digital Asset Bank Sygnum Launches Blockchain Alternative to Stock Exchanges

Sygnum, a digital asset finance firm with a Swiss banking license, has launched what it says is a blockchain-based alternative to listing shares on a stock exchange. On Thursday, the company announced an “end-to-end tokenization solution,” comprising of both a primary market issuance platform called Desygnate, and SygnEx, a secondary market trading venue. The solution …

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Legitimate volume on spot crypto exchanges fell to $125.8 billion in October

Legitimate volume on spot crypto exchanges fell to $125.8 billion in October

Cryptocurrency trading volumes decreased by 25.8% in October, according to The Block’s volume index for spot exchanges. October’s legitimate volume figure came in at $125.8 billion compared to $169.5 billion for the month of September. As previously reported, volume on decentralized exchanges fell during October as well. Those volumes declined to $18.46 billion from September’s $24 …

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U.S. crypto exchanges have a plan for the travel rule. Now they just have to get along

U.S. crypto exchanges have a plan for the travel rule. Now they just have to get along

Quick Take A working group of 25 U.S.-based exchanges released a white paper this week outlining their platform to comply with FATF’s travel rule. The group includes some of the most prominent exchanges stateside, suggesting that the plan has legs. Now, the group has to develop a governance structure. This feature story is available to …

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First Mover: Bitcoins Hit Exchanges as Bloomberg Touts Crypto and DeFi Hedge Fund Seeks $50M

First Mover: Bitcoins Hit Exchanges as Bloomberg Touts Crypto and DeFi Hedge Fund Seeks $50M

The upcoming U.S. presidential election has become one of the most contentious in history, fraught with searing divisions over everything from the economy to race to the continued health of democracy itself.   So it’s not surprising that Wall Street options traders are now pricing in expectations of elevated market volatility around the November election. Analysts for the …

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A comprehensive look at fees across spot exchanges

A comprehensive look at fees across spot exchanges

Quick Take Binance US, FTX, OKCoin, and Poloniex are the cheapest spot exchanges overall FTX is the cheapest exchange for retail traders while Binance US and OKCoin are the cheapest exchanges for the institutional traders Coinbase, bitFlyer EU, Bitstamp, and Gemini are by far the most expensive exchanges, especially for retail traders This research piece …

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Top crypto exchanges, token issuers named in Friday barrage of U.S. class-action lawsuits

Top crypto exchanges, token issuers named in Friday barrage of U.S. class-action lawsuits

Well-known crypto market players and companies were hit by a barrage of new lawsuits filed Friday in New York federal court.  Eleven new putative class actions were filed on April 3 by the Roche Freedman law firm in the Southern District of New York. They separately name Binance, Civic, BProtocol, Status, Block.one, KayDex, Quantstamp, BiBox, …

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