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This Week in Crypto...

February 28, 2021

Over the weekend, Ripple Labs registered an LLC in Wyoming, an increasingly crypto-friendly state, following their initial filing in February of 2020.

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Why Crypto is going to be all about the Travel Rule in the future

February 26, 2021

The 'Travel Rule' may sound like something pertaining to the aviation industry, but it is actually an essential piece of legislation that financial institutions–now including virtual asset service providers (VASPs) like EQUOS–must observe. Otherwise known as the 'funds transfer recordkeeping regulation,' the Travel Rule requires all financial services providers to transmit certain customer details along with transactions above a determined threshold to the receiving institution.

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This Week in Crypto...

February 21, 2021

Over the weekend, Blockchains LLC announced their plans to build a crypto city in Nevada. This would enable digital payments for every day purchases and services all over the city, among other things.

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What does a fair and orderly market in crypto look like?

February 19, 2021

Over recent months, cryptocurrency markets have witnessed accelerated growth. As traditional low-risk assets like treasury bills and bank deposits fail to return significant yield, and the mushrooming money supply of the world's global reserve currency fuels rising concern over inflation, cryptocurrencies as hard assets have gained a lot of traction.

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Matthew Blom, Global Head of Sales Trading at Diginex, on The Business Breakfast

February 18, 2021

Bitcoin rose past $50,000 this week, but how are big corporations reacting? What does institutional investment mean for the asset? The Dubai Eye's Business Breakfast asks Matt Blom, writer of our Daily BTC Analysis and Global Head of Sales Trading at Diginex.

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Diginex Launches Front-to-Back Digital Assets Trading, Portfolio Management and Risk Platform Powered by Itiviti

February 17, 2021

Diginex Limited (Nasdaq: EQOS), the digital assets financial services company, and Itiviti, a leading technology and service provider to financial institutions worldwide, today announced the launch of ‘Access’, a front-to-back trading, portfolio, and risk management solution that enables the trading of cryptocurrencies and crypto derivatives across several platforms.

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How to Trade in a Sideways Market

February 16, 2021

Cryptocurrency markets are famous for their inherent volatility, yet they are also no stranger to quieter periods. In fact, Bitcoin (BTC) spent almost two months in the summer of 2020 locked in a stubborn trading range between $9,000 and $10,000. The number-one cryptocurrency almost resembled a stablecoin with its uncharacteristic lack of volatility during that time. So, how do traders learn to trade in sideways markets and capitalize on the smallest fluctuations in an asset's price? Here are a few tips.

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This Week in Crypto...

February 14, 2021

Over the weekend, Snoop Dogg and Gene Simmons joined Elon Musk in promoting Doge Coin, a cryptocurrency that began as a joke, but has since rallied by 27%.

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Integrity will determine the future leaders in crypto

February 12, 2021

The cryptocurrency markets have evolved at a rapid pace and, with the recent surge in institutional interest, that growth looks set to accelerate. Yet, as an emerging asset class underpinned by nascent technology, cryptocurrency markets remain largely inefficient and riddled with opaque practices to the detriment of investors. As cryptocurrency reaches the mainstream, the importance of integrity among participants and the need to implement best practices becomes ever more pressing.

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This Week in Crypto…

February 7, 2021

Over the weekend, “buy crypto” searches on Google hit a new all-time high (month-to-month basis), showing increased mainstream interest in the asset class. The keyword achieved a 100 Google Trends score, indicating maximum interest level.

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How Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Evolving

February 5, 2021

With the cryptocurrency markets beginning 2021 in earnest, we review the regulatory approaches taken by different jurisdictions. Last month, European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde called for Bitcoin (BTC), a "highly speculative asset," to be regulated on an international level. But, is a uniform approach possible with such different degrees of comfort toward cryptocurrencies between global regulators?

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Five digital asset trends that will shape 2021

February 4, 2021

As Bitcoin’s meteoric rise and subsequent volatility over the past few weeks has hit the headlines, the total crypto market cap now stands at well over $1 trillion. In collaboration with our partner, Itiviti, we look into what trends are set to shape the digital asset class in 2021.

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