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Coinbase says it never needed SEC approval to list security tokens

“Earlier this week, leading cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase announced it had gotten a stamp of approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to close a trio of acquisitions that could allow the company to trade security tokens” writes July Utc for thenextweb.com. Paired with the now-denied SEC approval, many considered the announcement a harbinger of a new phase for Coinbase – one that would see the exchange add a number of less popular tokens to its platform.Still, Samani pointed out the exchange is unlikely to engage in the…

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Neufund partners with Malta Stock Exchange and Binance to create a decentralized global stock exchange

“The aim is to create a regulated and decentralized stock exchange for listing and trading tokenized securities alongside crypto assets” writes Stewart Rogers for venturebeat.com. Berlin-based Neufund has announced today that it is collaborating with MSX, the innovation vehicle of the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) and is also partnering with cryptocurrency exchange Binance.The Malta Stock Exchange has recently announced a dedicated platform and a startup accelerator that will focus on DLT and blockchain technology initiatives, with financial support from Binance.According to CapLinked, the market cap of equity tokens alone is projected…

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Intercontinental Exchange announces completion of acquisition of Chicago Stock Exchange

“On August 21, 2017, NYSE Arca introduced new NYSE Pillar gateways, marking the harmonization of NYSE American and NYSE Arca technology platforms” reports financefeeds.com. Major operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE) has earlier today announced the finalization of the acquisition of the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX).Importantly, CHX is poised to benefit from the planned deployment of the NYSE Pillar trading technology in ICE’s Chicago data center. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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New Extra-Simple Cryptocurrency Exchange for Canadians Launched in Toronto

“Canada is a good location for cryptocurrency mining because its cold climate is a good for the efficient running of mining computers” reports financemagnates.com. A new cryptocurrency exchange for “crypto-curious” Canadians was launched yesterday.CEO Justin Hartzman told ETHNews: “As a long-standing cryptocurrency investor, I have experienced first-hand how Canadians are under-served by existing exchanges.CoinSmart advertises itself as a cryptocurrency exchange that “you can actually understand”. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Podcast: How Exchange Traded Funds Can Obliterate a Stock Sector

“With the growth of exchange traded funds, an issue with one stock can quickly bleed into the entire sector” writes Scott Gamm for thestreet.com. Listen to TheStreet’s Scott Gamm speak with Todd Rosenbluth, director of mutual & exchange traded fund research at CFRA, in this exclusive podcast.When a negative trade tariff headline emerges, the entire industrials sector can be affected. Source: thestreet.com Share This:

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UK Crypto Exchange Coinfloor Taps Trading Technologies’ TT® Score

“The deployment will provide Coinfloor with the fully integrated suite of trading tools, and the means to access TT and TT Crypto trading platforms beginning in Q3 2018” reports financemagnates.com. The newly integrated TT Score is another way that helps London-based digital currency exchange reduce costs and create efficiencies while acquiring new compliance surveillance capabilities.Chicago-based Trading Technologies International, a global provider of trading solutions, today announced in a joint statement with cryptocurrency exchanges operator Coinfloor a new partnership to implement its flagship TT Score machine learning technology.CoinfloorEX’s connection to the…

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Poland’s Largest Crypto Exchange BitBay Now Offers FX Products

“Polish cryptocurrency exchange BitBay announced on Monday that it has introduced a FIAT Currency Exchange feature to its platform” reports financemagnates.com. The addition of the currency exchange allows investors to exchange their funds in one place, instead of having to use third-party exchange services.Through its Trejdoo.com financial platform, the company offers an online currency exchange, currency cards, foreign transfers, escrow trust accounts, and other financial solutions.According to a statement released by the broker, the Fiat currency exchange is only available to verified users.The currency exchange now allows traders to buy…

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WEX Exchange Trades Bitcoin at $8,000 but Its…

“People were hugely surprised when WEX portrayed the Bitcoin price at $8,999 last night” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. On the WEX trading platform, the value per BTC briefly spiked to $9,000.The current Bitcoin price is not looking too healthy.A very hefty price for a coin pegged to the US dollar at a 1:1 ratio. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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SAP Integrates Thomson Reuters FX Data For Treasurers

“The tool is part of the SAP Market Rates Management solution, Thomson Reuters data option, the firms noted” reports pymnts.com. Arif Esa said SAP Market Rates Management focuses on seamless FX management for companies as they expand across borders. “Globalization and digital transformation are inextricably tied,” Dr.Chief financial officers, corporate finance professionals and corporate treasurers can more accurately calculate foreign exchange costs for their firms, the announcement noted. Source: pymnts.com Share This:

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Trump Today: Here’s the raucous exchange between the president and the NATO secretary-general on Germany

“There was a stunning, public debate between Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who did praise the president for bringing the issue of defense spending to the fore” writes D C for marketwatch.com. Stoltenberg said that based on the national defense spending plans that Trump pushed NATO members to announce, there will be an additional $266 billion spent on defense through 2024. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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