Nick Evans writes that rising interest rates and inflation, intense market volatility, the crypto boom, democratisation of alternative assets, talent and culture management, customisation, and the accelerating tech revolution in the investment industry were among the key themes at an all-star panel of asset managers and owners at this year’s 25th annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills.
Nick Evans writes that the UK government has unveiled a series of initiatives to exploit the potential of the fast-growing cryptoasset financial services and technology industries, kickstarting a bid to establish the UK as a “global hub” for cryptocurrencies and digital assets across an array of markets and technologies.
CoinShares International Limited (CoinShares) has appointed Christine Rankin and Viktor Fritzén as Independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company.
Digital token trading platform Bitfinex has enabled its users to deposit and withdraw Tether tokens (USDt) on the Avalanche transport protocol.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is launching a new platform to streamline the issuance, transfer and servicing of private market securities.
After a rocky September and the crypto price crash wiping out hundreds of billions of dollars from the entire market, digital currencies quickly bounced back, driving the global crypto market cap to new record highs.
Lynx Global Digital Finance Corporation has partnered with cryptoasset custody and trading solutions provider Copper.co, to accelerate better financial inclusion to the underserved population in Southeast Asia, starting with the Philippines – a progressive digital payments market.
Private market exchange ADDX has launched its first cryptocurrency product, with the listing of a digital asset fund by investment manager Trovio Capital Management (TCM). The fund aims to provide accredited investors with a reliable option for crypto investing and has put in place institutional-grade safeguards in relation to the trade execution and custody of the fund’s underlying digital assets.
Bitfinex Derivatives will launch perpetual contracts for solana, bitcoin (SOLF0:BTCF0), avalanche, bitcoin (AVAXF0:BTCF0) and cosmos (ATOF0:USTF0).