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Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with…

Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Silvergate Bank, headquartered in San Diego as a California state-chartered bank, started its cryptocurrency-related business in 2013. Now over 500 companies from the digital assets industry are using its services as one of the very few “bitcoin-friendly” banks based in the U.S. Also Read: American…

Spain: Stock Exchange Operator Pilots Collateral Pledges Digitization on Blockchain

Bolsas y Mercados Españoles and investment firm Renta 4 Banco completed a blockchain pilot for electronic certificates of collateral pledges. Major Spanish stock market operator Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) has completed its first blockchain pilot for electronic certificates of collateral pledges, according to an…

The Big 4 in the hot seat, Part I: Keeping up with crypto

The Big 4 haven’t been timid when it comes to taking on crypto. They’ve been every broadcasters’ dream in their regular talk show appearances; speaking in broad terms about the “potential” the technology brings. From Deloitte to KPMG, EY to PwC, The consulting and auditing…

Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange

Invesco, an American investment management company that is traded on the S&P 500, has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting companies operating in the distributed ledger technology sector. The blockchain ETF will track nearly 50 companies that stand to benefit from growth in the distributed…

German Finance Ministry Calls For Regulated Blockchain Securities Market

The Ministry of Finance in Germany has recently recommended that the country recognizes blockchain-based securities as a legitimate form of financial instrument and regulate them in the same way. A paper went live in the digital currency news after it was published on Friday, where…