Q&A with Dr Ian Gauci, Managing Partner at GTG Advocates, a member of FinanceMalta…
Simon Gray, Head of Business Development and Marketing at BVI Finance, discusses regtech and fintech and the importance of vision, foresight and energy coupled with pragmatism in any regulatory response…
Security is one of the major obstacles to operational and capital efficiency in the digital asset market. But developing infrastructure and regulatory support is rousing greater interest among investors, which should further drive progress and evolution.
Transaction speed is the next frontier for digital asset trading, enabling institutional investors to seize market opportunities faster. What is more important – speed or security? The debate has divided digital asset traders for years.
Asia has the world’s largest pools of liquidity and is the epicentre of demand for digital assets, with Hong Kong at its heart. With its robust regulatory regime for digital assets, Hong Kong is also a key player in meeting investor appetite for this new asset class.
The world of cryptocurrencies has experienced a sea change in the past year. Although the nature of bitcoin itself is immutable, which is actually part of its attraction as an investment, the sentiment towards these assets has been shifting quite dramatically.
Adoption and usage of digital assets is growing, however the market is still not fully saturated. This means some managers may look to trade on multiple exchanges to seize on opportunities resulting from slight price discrepancies between exchanges. Accessing all exchanges through a single platform can make these managers more operationally efficient while also safeguarding the assets to ensure high levels of security.
Ahead of the launch of their new quantitative trading strategy, GFM caught up with Manuel Anguita, CFA, Co-Founder of Silver 8 Capital, to get his views on recent developments…
By A Paris – Some say you should never resist the unfamiliar, but until recently, the institutional investor market has staunchly resisted considering cryptocurrencies and digital assets to be an asset class of their own. But as large institutions like insurer Mass Mutual investing in Bitcoin and asset management behemoth, BlackRock filed for two of its funds to invest in the crypto asset, the outlook for digital investments to be classed as an asset class in and of themselves is looking more positive.
Bison Trails, a blockchain infrastructure platform-as-a-service company, has launched Polkadot Indexer, a new API that will enable developers, analytics companies and institutions to efficiently access and query data from the Polkadot and Kusama blockchains.