Day: April 11, 2018

LSEG focusing on the future

11.04.2018

Brian Schwieger, LSEG “In terms of trading, 2018 will be a period of adjustment and experimentation,” says LSEG’s global head of equity products, Brian Schwieger, referencing the sweeping changes the markets are adapting to under the new MiFID II rules. Like most in the industry, Schwieger says that life in the new trading landscape has […]

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Taobao Bars Crypto, ICO Services in Policy Update

11.04.2018

Taobao, the internet shopping site under the e-commerce giant Alibaba, has updated its list of goods and services that are prohibited on the platform, which now includes those related to cryptocurrencies. In its latest update released on Tuesday, the site has now formally banned individual stores on its platform from providing services related to initial […]

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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Is Taking New Customers

11.04.2018

Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is now accepting new user registrations. New users can sign up through the exchange’s revamped website, the startup announced Tuesday. Registrations were initially paused in December due to saturated capacity and new users were enrolled through a waiting list program over the past few months, according to a statement. All customers […]

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Regulatory Oversight of Private Blockchain Data

11.04.2018

The Bank of England, the U.K.’s central banking authority, is developing a proof-of-concept (PoC) examining how to maintain privacy over a distributed ledger-based network while still allowing a regulatory overview of the data. Partnering for the project with Chain, a blockchain startup that develops infrastructure protocols, the Bank of England released a paper on Wednesday […]

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