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CoinMarketCap on Launching Crypto Indices: 'We Will Introduce More Real-Time Data Products This Year'
Cryptocurrency data juggernaut CoinMarketCap announced earlier this week that it had launched two cryptocurrency benchmark indices across NASDAQ GIDS, Bloomberg Terminals, Thomson Reuters Eikon, and Börse Stuttgart. CoinMarketCap claims that the indices will be “the most comprehensive ones on the market,” adding that they cover the top 200 cryptocurrencies by market cap and that they will help users “quickly reference
Goldman Sachs’s John Mahoney On The Rise Of Chinese Fintech
On February 25, 2019, the Richman Center hosted John Mahoney (Co-Chair of Global FIG, Goldman Sachs) for a discussion on the rise of Chinese fintech and the lessons it holds for the United States. In this video, part 1 of 2, Mahoney presents about China’s fintech landscape, the factors driving growth, and future outlooks. Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Goldman
UP Fintech Holding's IPO: What You Need To Know
U.S. investors will gain greater exposure to the Chinese fintech space this week through a $104.7 million offering by UP Fintech Holding Ltd (TIGR). Here are the details. The Offering UP Fintech Holding on Wednesday will issue 13 million American depository shares at $8, above the previously expected range of $5 and $7, on the Nasdaq. Management will maintain a dual-class share
Video: CoinMarketCap’s Carylyne Chan at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s biggest blockchain conference featured a slew of noteworthy speakers, and for those who weren’t able to make it, here’s one of them. Carylyne Chan, Global Head of Marketing for CoinMarketCap, took the stage on day two to talk about her company and how it’s becoming a data standard for crypto. She also spoke about what Hong Kong audiences
CBOE To Discontinue Bitcoin Futures Trading
CBOE Global Markets announced last week that it does not intend to list additional XBT futures contracts for trading, according to The Wall Street Journal. What Happened XBT is the symbol for bitcoin futures listed by CBOE. Monthly futures contracts expire every month; since CBOE will not list new futures going forward, the market will wind down with the expiration
Video: Dušan Stojanović at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – brought together more than 4,000 people from across the globe to network and explore the various developments in the ever-advancing world of blockchain technology. Among the event’s many, notable speakers was Dušan Stojanović, founder of the international early-stage venture capital firm True Global Ventures. Stojanović shared his thoughts on
Pakistan To Soon Make Bitcoin Trade Legal [REPORT]
vjkombajn / Pixabay Reports have surfaced that Pakistan will soon make Bitcoin a legal currency. The crypto-currency has provided a way for individuals to avoid paying taxes on income and allowed organizations to launder their money without being tracked by the Pakistani government. In a report released on Sunday, Business Recorder noted that Asad Umar, Pakistan’s Finance Minister, has been
Video: SWIFT’s Lisa O’Connor on the Company’s DLT Dreams Plus a Panel on the Practical Applications of Blockchain in Finance
Hosted by the NexChange Group, the 2019 Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4,000 attendees and more than 175 speakers from around the globe to explore the latest in the ever-evolving world of blockchain. Among the event’s array of noteworthy speakers was SWIFT Managing Director Lisa O’Connor. O’Connor opened the kimono on what SWIFT plans to do through DLT and
SEC Chairman Confirms Ethereum Is Not a Security
In response to the news that the US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman, Jay Clayton, has confirmed that Ethereum is not a security, we wanted to share some initial reactions from executives in the space. In correspondence analysing a report from the Division of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, Clayton reiterated that “if the network on which the token or coin
Tim Draper: Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Cash; Calls Attacks on Holmes “a Real Setback for Humanity”
Venture capitalist billionaire Tim Draper tells NBC bay area that cryptocurrencies will replace cash in four years vjkombajn / Pixabay Draper sits down with NBC Bay Area Technology Reporter Scott McGrew for “Sand Hill Road” podcast to make predictions for Bitcoin and discuss Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc SAN JOSE, CA – (March