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Bitcoin Halving Impact Fades as Demand Takes Center Stage

According to reports, the Open Interest in Bitcoin is now 30 times higher than it was 11 days before the 2020 Bitcoin halving. Receives Regulatory Approval for Trading in Dubai has received full operational approval from Dubai’s VARA, becoming the first permitted exchange in the UAE.

Arrested Binance Executive Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Nigeria

Nigerian court rejected Binance executive Tigran Gambaryan’s defence argument and ruled that he acted as the exchange’s representative.

Bank of England & FCA Launch Digital Securities Sandbox

The Bank of England and the UK’s financial regulator, the FCA, aim for the inaugural group of applicants to join the DSS by autumn 2024.

South Korean Party Relies on US Bitcoin ETF Access for Votes

Ahead of parliamentary elections South Korea’s political parties are pledging crypto-related incentives to attract voters.

Coinbase Secures Canadian Licence: Expands Operations

Coinbase has now secured two entities in Canada, one as an international dealer licence and the other as a restricted dealer.

Bitfinex Introduces Bitcoin and Ether Volatility Futures

The new contracts Bitfinex Derivatives is allowing investors to trade on the implied volatility of BTC and ETH as another asset class.

Argentina Implements Crypto Firm Registration Amid Regulatory Shift

CNV President Roberto Silva mentioned that virtual asset service providers that are not registered in Argentina “will not be able to...

Tether Bolsters Bitcoin Reserve Through Strategic Acquisition

Recent data revealed that the acquisition of 8,888 Bitcoin makes Tether the seventh-largest Bitcoin holder.

Bitcoin Inheritance & Casa’s Solution

Casa’s inheritance feature will support multi-key vaults that allow benefactors to inherit cryptocurrencies and USDC from deceased estates.

Visa: Powering Secure Transactions in Asia-Pacific

Visa revealed that in 2023, its payment service brought an uplift of more than $2 bullion to the Asia-Pacific market.

London Stock Exchange to Introduce Crypto ETNs on May 28

The London Stock Exchange revealed that ETNs will only be available to professional investors as the UK FCA ban.

Bitcoin Demand Surges in Argentina, Hitting Two-Year High

In Argentina Bitcoin remains in demand as the peso continues to lose value against the United States dollar.

Sygnum Bank to Tokenise Matter Labs’ $50M Reserves

The crypto-forward banking group is tokenising funds in the Fidelity and its the first time it has tokenised traditional assets.

Fidelity’s Ethereum ETF Proposal Updated to Embrace Staking

After Fidelity proposed to stake a portion of the fund’s ETH to generate additional income the price of LDO jumped.

IMF Urges Pakistan to Tax Crypto Gains for $3B Bailout

The IMF recommended Pakistan introduce stricter laws in collecting capital gains from real estate title transfers.

The Fed Prioritises CBDCs Among 7 Key Duties

US Representative and CBDC opponent Tom Emmer suggested that “if you think the Fed is pursuing a CBDC, think again.”

South Africa’s Crypto Exchange Licensing Surge

Applications in South Africa poured in before the November 30 deadline, so more approvals could be on the way.

OKX Granted In-Principle Approval for Singapore Licence

OKX will facilitate multiple payment services and exceed the transaction volume limits set by Singapore's financial regulator.

Thailand SEC Embraces US Spot Bitcoin ETFs for Accredited Investors

Thailand regulators made the changes necessary to allow certain investors to gain exposure to the United States-listed spot Bitcoin ETFs.

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The Difference between Spot Bitcoin ETF Custody and Exchange Custody

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