On Monday, Former CIA Director Michael Morell refuted the use of Bitcoin for illicit activities. His research indicates that criminal Bitcoin transactions have been on a steady decline. In an interview with Forbes, Morell stated: "just the opposite... In fact, there was probably less illicit activity in the Bitcoin ecosystem than there is in the traditional banking system."
From MicroStrategy and MassMutual to Tesla and Mastercard, institutional adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets is rising steeply. With more big money flowing into this alternative asset class and major global banks announcing their foray into crypto custodial services, institutional investors now have more choices available than ever–and choosing the right crypto custodian for their needs is vital.
CEO Richard Byworth discusses parabolic Bitcoin growth with Scott Melker. Hear about institutional adoption, the future of money, and the only Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange with a token.
Over the weekend, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria claimed his stance on digital currencies was not to discourage trading: “The CBN did not place restrictions from use of cryptocurrencies and we are not discouraging people from trading in it. What we have just done was to prohibit transactions on cryptocurrencies in the banking sector.”
The core utility of EQUOS Origin (EQO) is around enhanced earning power on assets held in “Earn” accounts on the EQUOS platform and in Digivault wallets.
As the first institutional digital asset exchange to be listed on the Nasdaq, at EQUOS, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality, transparency, and compliance. Thanks to our stringent KYC/AML processes and institutional-grade architecture, we provide a trusted and safe digital trading platform for institutional clients and professional traders. And we apply the same rigorous standards to our coin listing process.