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London Stock Exchange’s Trading Tech to Power New Crypto Exchange

London Stock Exchange’s Trading Tech to Power New Crypto Exchange The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is providing the trade-matching technology for an upcoming cryptocurrency exchange in Hong Kong. The LSE Group announced Tuesday that its Millennium Exchange matching engine has been chosen to power AAX, a new exchange platform being launched …

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Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Algorithm Needs Replacing, Argues BIS Study

Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Algorithm Needs Replacing, Argues BIS Study The proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm used by bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies is not viable in the long-term and needs to be replaced, argues a new study from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS). BIS, considered to be the central bank of central …

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Coinbase Adds Cross-Border Wire Transfers for Whales in Europe and Asia

Coinbase Adds Cross-Border Wire Transfers for Whales in Europe and Asia Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching cross-border wire transfers for institutional clients in Asia, the U.K. and Europe. Coinbase said in an announcement Tuesday that, for clients in countries where fiat payments rails aren’t yet available, the firm will now …

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Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges

Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges Financial authorities in the Netherlands are planning a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet service providers to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the nation’s central bank, and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) …

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