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New Platform Can Make Useless Loyalty Reward Points a Digital Asset Using Blockchain

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. To change the global loyalty rewards program industry, the Gabrotech startup is developing several services — all combined into one platform — that enable users to turn casual reward points into an exchangeable ...

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Interest Increases in ICO and Digital Asset Operations Licenses

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says they have seen increased interest in licenses to operate initial coin offerings (ICOs) following the Finance Ministry’s announcement to introduce ICO regulations, the Bangkok Post reported August 8. The SEC secretary-general Rapee Sucharitakul told the Bangkok Post said that almost 50 ICO projects have expressed interest in a becoming certified, but it ...

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Unlocking Blockchain’s True Potential With Initial Asset Offerings

A new trend is becoming more apparent in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Although initial coin offerings are still the go-to method of raising additional funding, it seems Initial Asset Offerings are also worth keeping an eye on. These projects are slightly different, as they primarily fund products and services. The IAO Concept Explained An initial coin offering ...

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Barclays Denies Crypto Products as Staff Removes ‘Digital Asset Project’ LinkedIn Info

UK-based bank Barclays has denied it is working on cryptocurrency products despite two employees removing LinkedIn evidence they were doing so after receiving mainstream media attention, Business Insider reports August 6. According to Business Insider, Matthieu Jobbe Duval and Chris Tyrer, whom Barclays confirmed worked for the bank, had listed cryptocurrency-related duties on their LinkedIn profiles. Duval had written he ...

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Barclays Sets Up Digital Asset Team to Explore Crypto Trading

British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays is reportedly looking to join the cryptocurrency hype among institutional players. Barclays Appoints Chris Tyrer to Lead Digital Assets Project A few months ago, Jes Staley, Barclays CEO, ruled out launching their own virtual currency trading desk. However, the bank has reportedly created a “digital assets project” in which it will ...

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Equity Trust Launches Digital Asset Platform For Cryptocurrency IRA Investors

Platform Offers Quick Order Settlement, Integrated Storage, Low Fees –Plus, Investors Could Reap Tax Advantages CLEVELAND, OH — August 4, 2018 — Equity Trust Company announced today the launch of their digital asset platform.  Through myEQUITY, Equity’s account management system, clients can invest in digital currencies within an IRA. The new platform simplifies the digital currency investment process by providing ...

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Morgan Stanley Hires Credit Suisse Crypto Expert as Head of Digital Asset Markets

Multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley has hired a self-described crypto trading expert and 12-year veteran of Credit Suisse as its new head of digital asset markets, eFinancialCareers reported July 31. The new appointment, Andrew Peel, spent his last three years at Credit Suisse as vice president of sales and trading innovation, in which role he acted as “trading subject matter ...

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Asset Management Firm Northern Trust to Start Crypto Custody Business

Northern Trust Corp., a leading global asset management firm with $954 billion in total assets under management, is planning to start a custody service for digital assets, Bloomberg reported July 31. The company’s head of corporate and institutional business Pete Cherecwich told Bloomberg that the company has started developing a strategy to secure custody-held digital assets such as cryptocurrencies. He ...

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UDAX Digital Asset Exchange to Launch in Hong Kong after Flagship Exchange in South Korea

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Digital Asset Trading Platform Unveils Plan to Share Revenue With Users

A digital asset trading platform says its “superior circulation capabilities” can help tokens thrive in the crypto world, through financial-level services that enable tokens to be issued more quickly. BitForex claims that many of its rivals lack transparency when launching currencies — and their desire to maximize profits can act as a major obstacle when entrepreneurs are attempting to launch ...

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