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Grayscale Wins Approval for First Public Digital Currency Index Fund

Grayscale Investments has received regulatory approval to list what it calls the first publicly-traded digital currency index fund. Following assent from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Digital Large Cap Fund (DLC) will be listed on over-the-counter markets and trade under the initials GDLCF.  The DLC is Grayscale’s fourth publicly-quoted investment product, after Bitcoin…

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Galaxy Digital, XBTO Just Made the First Block Trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures

Cryptocurrency investment fund Galaxy Digital and over-the-counter (OTC) trading firm XBTO have conducted the first-ever block trade of Bakkt’s bitcoin futures contract. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Bakkt’s parent company, announced the trade Friday but did not disclose its size. A block trade is a large transaction that takes place off the open market in order to…

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Fed Official Says Digital Central Bank Currency Is ‘Inevitable’

Philadelphia Federal Reserve bank president Patrick Harker said it is “inevitable” for the central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, to start issuing digital currency. Speaking at a community banking conference in St. Louis, Harker argued that the U.S. should not be the first big country to issue a national coin, because technology is still…

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Fidelity Digital Assets to Provide Custody for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund

An asset manager wants to have a go at a bitcoin-options-based fund as major exchanges make crypto derivatives trading more accessible to investors. The Los Angeles-based Wave Financial has launched the Wave BTC Income & Growth Digital Fund, touting the fund to be the first crypto-derivatives-based yield fund on the market. “I think what was…

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ING’s Chief Economist Predicts Central Bank Digital Currencies in 2-3 Years

Dutch bank ING’s chief economist has said “fully fledged” digital currencies will developed by central banks in just two to three years. Mark Cliffemight, speaking in an ING video published Friday, argued that the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is putting pressure on monetary authorities. With Libra slated for launch in 2020, central banks “would have” to make…

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Digital Asset Partners With Cloud Software Giant VMware

Digital Asset, the firm that created the DAML smart contract programming language, has partnered with major cloud computing company VMware, according to an announcement on April 11. According to the press release, Digital Asset will integrate its Digital Asset Modelling Language (DAML) on VMware’s blockchain platform. The development will purportedly “allow for broader reach and…

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Digital Asset Scores Partnership With Cloud Computing Giant VMware

Enterprise-focused distributed ledger tech startup Digital Asset (DA) has landed another high-profile partner. Announced Thursday, software virtualization giant VMware is integrating DA’s smart contract language into its own blockchain platform. Further, VMware, a publicly traded company majority-owned by Dell Computer with more than 24,000 employees, will distribute the Digital Asset Modeling Language (DAML) with its VMware…

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Digital Asset Is Writing Code to Help ISDA Standardize Derivatives Data

Enterprise blockchain company Digital Asset is working with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) to develop software meant to ease adoption of the trade group’s potentially cost-slashing data standards. Announced Tuesday night in New York, the reference code library is intended to help developers implement ISDA’s Common Domain Model (CDM) in solutions for trading…

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Central Bank Digital Currencies Won’t Be on Blockchain

American economist and notorious crypto critic Nouriel Roubini has argued that if and when central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are adopted, they won’t be based on blockchain. Roubini — otherwise known as “Dr. Doom” for his prediction of the 2008 housing bubble collapse — made his comments during a joint panel with Ethereum (ETH) co-founder…

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