Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has deployed a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Ashburn, Virginia, with direct connectivity to Amazon AWS US – East–1 region.
As the crypto market continues to mature and institutions increasingly look to trade crypto assets, news that SIX will become a shareholder in Omniex, a crypto trading platform that went live in 2018.
In addition to the investment, SIX and Omniex are partnering to enable SIX’s clients to access digital exchanges (including crypto currency exchanges) and OTC market makers worldwide.
JP Morgan has released a new report in which it reviews the evolution of blockchain, the rise of alternative payments and whether stablecoins are an alternative to cryptocurrencies.
As institutional crypto trading gradually becomes more widespread, news that CQG, the provider of high-performance technology solutions, has partnered with DVeX, a new cryptocurrency exchange built for institutional traders. The firms are working together to offer the CQG front-end platform to DVeX clients, for trading tools and analytics.
The result of a partnership with SEBA Bank AG, Julius Baer has extended its range of services to include digital assets offerings such as secure storage and transaction solutions, plus consolidated portfolio overviews across both conventional and digital assets.
CME launched options on Bitcoin futures on Monday this week, with first day volume of 55 contracts (notional US$2.3 million).
This launch follows Bakkt going live with Bitcoin options in December last year. Bakkt is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).
BUX has acquired Blockport, a European crypto investment platform. Blockport will be rebranded to BUX Crypto and will be fully integrated under the BUX brand. The rebranded platform is currently being tested with a pool of clients and will launch in Q1 of 2020.
State Street and Gemini Trust, a crypto exchange and custodian, have announced a new pilot, which combines Gemini Custody with State Street’s back office reporting.
Claimed to be the first of its kind, the pilot allows users to consolidate the reporting of their digital assets serviced by Gemini with their traditional assets serviced by State Street.
GCEX (GC Exchange) has joined Gold-i's Matrix NETwork, offering its cryptocurrency liquidity to Gold-i's clients via the Gold-i Switch 2.0.
GCEX launched earlier this year, offering an institutional trading and technology solution for cryptoassets and FX, targeting the institutional and professional segment - including Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Brokers and professional traders.