Electronic Trading

CBOE Global Markets Applies for New Bitcoin ETF License

Although previous applications have been rejected, this latest proposal for a Bitcoin ETF looks to have a better chance.

Cryptocurrency

Winklevoss's Gemini crypto exchange hires technology chief from NYSE

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, hires Robert Cornish to be the company's first chief technology officer, …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple Founder Hit with Yet Another US Lawsuit, Sued for Securities Fraud

For the third time in less than two months, a fresh lawsuit has been filed against the founders of Ripple Labs, the company behind the cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Analysis: Can Cryptocurrency Offer a Payments Lifeline to Brokers?

New solutions look to bypass the traditional payments providers and give brokers a new means of accepting clients' cash

Cryptocurrency

Iran Censors Cryptocurrency Exchanges as More Iranians Turn to BTC

The Iranian government appears to be tightening its stance on crypto with changing international relations.

Cryptocurrency

Man Vs. Machine: Credit Suisse Finds Renewed Value In Human Traders

High-frequency trading has been able to produce outsized returns for banks that have put most of their eggs in this one basket. Wall Street firms tend to be all-in on electronic trading, while slowing down on investing in actual people. Credit Suisse is taking a different approach to its trading …

Credit Suisse

Morgan Stanley Hires Electronic Trading Vet for Bond Effort

Morgan Stanley hired Phil Allison, previously of KCG Holdings Inc., to lead the automation of its fixed-income business.<p>Allison will head …

Morgan Stanley

“Price Follows Hashrate”: Max Keiser Believes Bitcoin is On the Way Up

“New hardware is consistently being added to the #bitcoin network," the Wall Street veteran tweeted.

Bitcoin

Deutsche Bank Fined $205 Million by NY Regulator over Forex Violations

The US authorities opened its FX probe of Deutsche in 2014, focusing on conduct using their electronic trading platforms.

Investing

NASDAQ-Powered Crypto Exchange DX Hits 500,000 Users Ahead of Launch

The centralized P2P exchange is set to launch later this month

Cryptocurrency

4 Factors Affecting the Price of Ripple Right Now

A powerful positive media presence is very important to Ripple's future, though many questions remain

Cryptocurrency

Binance Extends Support to Malta Stock Exchange Accelerator Program

Apart from Binance, Thomson Reuters has also joined the program as a mentor.

Startups

Ethereum Upgrades its Upgrade – What is Casper Version 2?

Ethereum team continue tinkering, hope to scale Ethereum to one million transactions per second.

Blockchain

U.S. loan market slow to adapt to electronic trading even as volume rises

© Reuters. U.S. loan market slow to adapt to electronic trading even as volume rises<p>By Kristen Haunss<p>NEW YORK (LPC) - Electronic loan trading volume …

Trading

What is a Smart Contract?

The ins and outs of the key function behind blockhain technology.

Blockchain

Jump Trading Developing Electronic Crypto OTC Trading Platform

Crypto has also opened prospects in this sector as more and more funds are making investments in cryptocurrencies.

Trading

Love, Sex, Bitcoins: The Rise of Blockchain in the Adult Industry

The blockchain and adult industries have intersected for longer than most people think.

Dukascopy Bank Unstirred by ESMA Rules, But EU Subsidiary Has No Option

Dukascopy indicated that it operates a broadly diversified business, which includes binary options and retail FX/CFD business.

Stock Markets

SWIFT Head of Banking: “What Problems Are You Trying to Fix?”

Ripple CEO says that the world is "relying on rails built 50 years ago".

Stock Markets

Baidu is “Currently Completing a Blockchain Transformation”

Chief scientist Xiao Wei announces an energy-efficient 'super chain'.

Blockchain

Cryptocurrency Experts Say that Blockchain Is Just a Very Slow Database

"I will say Bitcoin because Bitcoin is the future and blockchain is bullshit."

Stock Markets

Breaking: New European Retail Broker Leverage Rules Kick Off in August

The ESMA has just announced the publication of its measures in the EU’s Official Journal

Stock Markets

Credit Suisse Cuts Rates Traders to Emphasize Electronic Trading

Credit Suisse Group AG is shrinking its rates business in New York and London to focus on electronic trading.<p>The group, which trades government debt …

Business

Gold settles higher, edges lower in electronic trade after Fed Beige Book

Gold prices settled higher on Wednesday on the back of declines in the U.S. dollar, then edged down in electronic trading shortly after the release …

Stock Markets

Is Your Counterpart Committed to the FX Global Code? Here’s How You Check

A year after the publication of the FX Global Code of Conduct, firms can easily find out who’s committed

Codes of Conduct

Swissquote Marijuana Portfolio Yields Return of 25% Since Inception

This new instrument is designed for investors who ‎recognize the potential of ‎flourishing cannabis industry.

Investing

Weiss Rating Agency: Cryptocurrency is More Trustworthy than Banks

Meanwhile, the head of the central bank of Spain warns that the "spurious novelties" should be tackled ASAP.

Stock Markets

Should You Be Investing in Litecoin?

While some of the more serious crypto hobbyists may be a bit more versed in some of the more than 1500 altcoins that have entered the crypto space …

Cryptocurrency

LMAX Launches First Institutional Crypto-Exchange

Users of the exchange will be able to trade in the five most established cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency

World’s Fourth Largest Bank is Testing its Own Cryptocurrency

MUFG‎ is planning a ‎large-scale trial involving nearly 100,000 account holders.‎

Stock Markets