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Brazil’s Largest Independent Broker Is Launching a Crypto Exchange

Brazil’s Largest Independent Broker Is Launching a Crypto Exchange The parent company of Brazil’s largest independent broker is setting up a cryptocurrency exchange, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Grupo XP, which owns brokerage firm XP Investimentos, plans to launch the platform in the “coming months,” the news source said, adding it will …

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New York AG Report Faults Crypto Exchanges for Manipulation Risks

New York AG Report Faults Crypto Exchanges for Manipulation Risks The New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has released a report on cryptocurrency trading platforms, finding that many are vulnerable to market manipulation and referring several exchanges to another agency for potential violations of state law. The NYAG’s …

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Medici-Backed Bitsy Launches User-Friendly Crypto Wallet to Boost Adoption

Medici-Backed Bitsy Launches User-Friendly Crypto Wallet to Boost Adoption Blockchain startup Bitsy wants to help build out the bridge between cryptocurrencies and fiat money. To that end, the company announced a new crypto wallet Friday, one aimed at providing a simplified, user-friendly experience. CEO Ann-Marie Hopkins told CoinDesk that the wallet …

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R3’s CordaCon Event Sees Big News, Packed Talks and Blockchain Converts

R3’s CordaCon Event Sees Big News, Packed Talks and Blockchain Converts London’s CordaCon 2018, an annual gathering hosted by R3 to celebrate everything happening on the Corda platform and its developer community, appeared to be in rude health this year with standing room only in many of the presentations. The …

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BitGo Receives Regulatory Approval to Custody Crypto Assets

BitGo Receives Regulatory Approval to Custody Crypto Assets Crypto security startup BitGo has received approval in the U.S. to act as a qualified custodian for digital assets. The company, which has spent most of 2018 attempting to launch a regulated custodian entity, announced that the BitGo Trust had been approved …

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Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says

Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says Blockchain is able to fill in much of the $1.5 trillion-dollar supply-demand gap in global trade finance by easing financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets, new research says. Jointly conducted and released by the World …

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