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Traditional Investors Shift to Over-The-Counter Bitcoin Markets

In its recent analysis published Dec. 17, research firm Diar has found that institutional investors have shifted towards higher liquidity over-the-counter (OTC) physical Bitcoin (BTC) markets. Diar noted growing investment in OTC funds like that offered by major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. According to the report, Coinbase outperformed Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) on OTC markets in terms of BTC ...

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Peter Thiel-Backed Electronic Brokerage Firm Tagomi Launches

Tagomi Holdings Inc., an electronic brokerage startup backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm, has launched, according to a Dec. 17 press release. Tagomi is an electronic brokerage for digital assets. The firm’s offerings include cross market execution, capital management, post-trading reporting, as well as settlement and custodial services. According to Chief Executive Officer of Tagomi, Jennifer Campbell, ...

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Traditional Investors Shift to Over-The-Counter Bitcoin Markets

In its recent analysis published Dec. 17, research firm Diar has found that institutional investors have shifted towards higher liquidity over-the-counter (OTC) physical Bitcoin (BTC) markets. Diar noted growing investment in OTC funds like that offered by major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. According to the report, Coinbase outperformed Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) on OTC markets in terms of BTC ...

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Overstock Subsidiary tZERO to Develop Smart Contract Token for Rare Metals Sale

Private equity firm GSR Capital has contracted Overstock.com Inc.’s subsidiary tZERO Group Inc. to develop a smart contract token for a sale of cobalt, according to a press release published Dec. 17. tZERO and Hong Kong-based GRS Capital’s partnership is focused on developing an ecosystem in Asia for tokenized commodity purchase contracts that would purportedly improve the supply chain process ...

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Advisory Council of UAE Banks Federation Considers Adoption of Blockchain in Banks

The Advisory Council of the United Arab Emirates Banks Federation (UBF) discussed applying blockchain in its member banks, according to the Dubai-based English language newspaper Gulf News on Dec. 17. The Advisory Council of UBF, a non-profit organization representing 50 member banks in the country, considered using blockchain to improve Know Your Customer (KYC) processes at entrant banks. UBF’s chairman, ...

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Stellar, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, TRON, Cardano: Price Analysis, Dec. 17

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. In December of last year, market participants were rejoicing as cryptocurrencies led by Bitcoin ...

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German State Bank KfW Tests Blockchain App for Public Finance Management in Burkina Faso

Germany’s major state-owned bank KfW and Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Finance will test a blockchain application for use in public financial management, according to a statement posted Monday, Dec. 17. KfQ, ranked in 2017 as the country’s third largest bank by total assets, had also previously signed an agreement with the Burkinabe government in June 2018, providing the country with ...

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German State Bank KfW Tests Blockchain App for Public Finance Management in Burkina Faso

Germany’s major state-owned bank KfW and Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Finance will test a blockchain application for use in public financial management, according to a statement posted Monday, Dec. 17. KfQ, ranked in 2017 as the country’s third largest bank by total assets, had also previously signed an agreement with the Burkinabe government in June 2018, providing the country with ...

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