Bitstocks Research Indicates Britons Bemused by Bitcoin

Bitstocks, an established UK-based Bitcoin market advisory and educational media house, has spent the last couple of weeks broadcasting bitcoin across the airwaves in an attempt to re-educate the UK about the utility of bitcoin and blockchain technology. Read more »

10th anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day: bitFlyer Europe reveals what the BTC price of two pizzas could have bought you since

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day – an important day in the digital currency calendar, marking the first time Bitcoin was used to purchase goods – bitFlyer Europe has looked back at the value of the digital currency on the same day each year since. Read more »

Bitcoin halving highlights crypto is part of mainstream finance: deVere CEO

Bitcoin’s historic halving event on Monday underscores that the “long-term future of cryptocurrencies is secure”, says the CEO and founder of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from deVere Group’s Nigel Green come as the world’s supply of Bitcoin was forever slashed on Monday. The highly anticipated halving event, occurring only every four years, means that less and less Bitcoin – which is... more Read more »

Bitcoin halving to attract more investment, says eToro's Simon Peters

Bitcoin, the world’s best known and arguably most successful crypto, will undergo a halving on the 12th May. According to Simon Peters, analyst at investment platform eToro, the halving could not only see the price of bitcoin rise, as it has done following previous halvings, but it could also result in a whole new brand of crypto investors. The halving, which will be the third time it has happened on bitcoin, will see the block halve from 12.5... more Read more »

Canadian Fund Manager 3iQ Launches Bitcoin Fund with MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index

 CryptoCompare is pleased to announce that the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index has been licensed to 3iQ Corp for The Bitcoin Fund (Ticker: QBTC.u on the Toronto Stock Exchange). The exchange listing will take place on Thursday, April 9th. The MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index is a rules-based index, intended to give investors a means of tracking the performance of Bitcoin on selected top tier exchanges. These... more Read more »

Historical evidence for bitcoin performing like digital gold

In the recent crash, the independence of bitcoin relative to other assets has been challenged as it dropped by more than the S&P500 index. Many are tempted to conclude by saying the diversification argument does not hold anymore. The Research Department of SEBA Bank has a different opinion, based on an analysis of three examples of financial stress with a focus on gold. This precious metal is an asset revered as a classic diversifier and,... more Read more »

Bitcoin Trade at Settlement Market Executes First Trade

Tassat, a global provider of financial technologies and products for traditional and digital asset markets and Blockfills, a global leader in digital asset electronic market making, trading and prime brokerage, announce execution of the first trade on the newly launched institutional Trade-at-Settlement (TAS) service for spot Bitcoin (BTC/USD).  Read more »

Uphold Announces Bank Connectivity in the U.K. with the Support of the Pound Sterling

Leading digital money platform Uphold today announces bank connectivity for its users in the United Kingdom with the introduction of support for the Pound Sterling (GBP). Read more »

CoinCorner partnered with Quinn Legal become the first Isle of Man law firm to accept Bitcoin payments

Bitcoin exchange, CoinCorner, has partnered with leading legal firm, Quinn Legal, to enable clients to make Bitcoin payments directly via the legal firm’s website, becoming the first Isle of Man based law firm to do so. Read more »

CoinCorner Comments on Coinfloor’s “Bitcoin only” Stance

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented:      “It’s been announced today that Coinfloor is delisting its Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) options, in favour of providing “Bitcoin only” services next year.    This is a positive development for the Bitcoin industry as it highlights the lack of demand for altcoins when compared to Bitcoin, reinforcing Bitcoin’s dominance. If the resource and cost expended on maintaining the altcoins doesn’t... more Read more »

Swiss bank SEBA with a focus on digital assets now accepts clients from 9 new jurisdictions

More than 10 years after the invention of Bitcoin, there is still a tremendous gap between traditional banking on one side and decentralised finance on the other side. SEBA Bank, an integrated bank focused on digital assets, works as a bridge builder offering a comprehensive range of services in digital as well as in traditional finance. In August, it received a licence from the Swiss Financial Market Authority FINMA – the first time such a... more Read more »

ACD and Alchemy Launches ACD Cryptocurrency Tokens Across Asia

Alchemy Global Payment Solutions Limited ("Alchemy"), a global cryptocurrency payment pioneer that powers businesses with Asia's first hybrid cryptocurrency and fiat payment solutions ("Hybrid Payment Solution"), has partnered with Tokyo-based ACD Inc. (a Joint-Venture Group Company of ANA Holdings, TSE:9202) ("ACD"), a company that provides cross-border e-commerce and global air cargo delivery, logistic services in Japan, to enable ACD tokens... more Read more »

MVIS and CryptoCompare Launch the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index

MV Index Solutions (MVIS) in partnership with CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today announced the launch of the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index (ticker: MVIBTC), an index designed to measure the performance of a digital assets portfolio which invests in Bitcoin, priced on select exchanges. The MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index is a robust and transparent benchmark for Bitcoin, which will be... more Read more »

CoinCorner comments on Mark Cuban’s remarks that Bitcoin is “too complicated”

Danny Scott, CEO of CoinCorner, comments on Mark Cuban’s remarks that Bitcoin is “too complicated”: Read more »

Apple is ‘watching Crypto’ but there was no mention at iPhone 11 event, says CoinCorner

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “Apple revealed their latest line of products, unveiling the new iPhone 11 at their annual Apple event yesterday, however there was no mention of their plans for cryptocurrency, which they recently revealed they were “watching”. Read more »

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