Review of BIS Survey on Central Bank Digital Currency
This review concludes that the usefulness of the BIS’s recently released survey on CBDC derives from three factors; comprehensive coverage, quantifiable results and segmentation between developed economies and emerging markets.
tags: Fintech CryptoAssets AltCoins CBDC
Smart Derivatives Contracts: the ISDA Master Agreement and the automation of payments and deliveries
This paper investigates the extent to which terms of, and workflow around, the provisions of ISDA Master Agreements can be automated via smart contracts.
tags: Fintech Plumbing Derivatives
World’s Fifth Largest Bank MUFG to Put Stablecoin to Practical Use in 2019
Japanese bank holding and financial services company Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is set to put its digital currency MUFG Coin into practical use later this year.
Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Officially Declared Bankrupt
Quadriga’s bankruptcy was reportedly approved today by Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Michael Wood, and follows the court monitor Ernst & Young’s (EY) recommendation that it should be declared bankrupt earlier this month.
Bibox Exchange to Launch Leveraged BCH Perpetual Contracts
Estonia-based Bibox exchange is to launch bitcoin cash (BCH) and litecoin (LTC) perpetual trading contracts on April 12, with leverage of up to 50x. Priced in tether (USDT) the cryptocurrency derivatives are targeted at both institutional and retail investors.
tags: AltCoins CryptoAssets Leverage Fintech
China’s Proposed Bitcoin Mining Ban Could Snap Crypto Rally Dead
A Chinese government report has outlined a plan to kill bitcoin mining within its borders. The report, issued by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), lists cryptocurrency mining as an industry that should be eliminated with immediate effect.
tags: Fintech CryptoAssets Bitcoin
Institutional Bitcoin Trading Volumes See Fourth Month of Growth, Diar Reports
Trading of institutional Bitcoin investment products have seen growth for the fourth month running, and are rising against US-based crypto exchanges as a percentage of total trading volume.
tags: Bitcoin CryptoAssets Futures Fintech