Tag Archives: XRP

SBI Ripple Asia Gets Green Light From Japanese Regulators For New App

SBI Ripple Asia Gets Green Light From Japanese Regulators For New App

SBI Holdings, a Japanese company with major banking subsidiaries including SBI Securities, SBI FXTRADE, and SBI Virtual Currencies, has received the green light from Japanese regulatory authorities to move forward with their partnership with US-based Ripple in order to launch a new joint venture called SBI Ripple Asia. The newly approved venture has been in […]

Content Creators on YouTube, Twitch, and Wikipedia Can Now Accept Ripple (XRP)

Content Creators on YouTube, Twitch, and Wikipedia Can Now Accept Ripple (XRP)

Content creators on the internet will now be able to accept payments in XRP tokens directly from their users. The tipping-for-content has become possible because of Coil, the brainchild of Stefan Thomas, the former CTO of Ripple Labs. The San Francisco company has launched the beta version of its browser extension app of the same […]

Point72 Exec Leaves the Firm to Launch Crypto Hedge Fund in October

Point72 Exec Leaves the Firm to Launch Crypto Hedge Fund in October

Former equities portfolio manager Travis Kling has left billionaire Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management to launch his own digital assets fund, Bloomberg reported September 21. Point72 is an asset management firm founded in 2014 as the successor of investment company SAC Capital Advisors. The latter pleaded guilty to federal insider trading charges and paid a $1.8 billion fine. Point […]

Covered: Llyod’s of London is Insuring a Crypto Custody Services Firm

Covered: Llyod’s of London is Insuring a Crypto Custody Services Firm

HODLers who use the services of Kingdom Trust are now bound to sleep a little more soundly. This is after the Murray, Kentucky-based cryptocurrency custody firm announced that it had obtained insurance coverage for the digital assets it holds via the marketplace of Lloyd’s of London. Currently, Kingdom Trust boasts of US$12 billion of assets in […]

The World’s First Perpetual BCH/USD, XRP/USD, LTC/USD, and XRP/XBT Futures Contracts

The World’s First Perpetual BCH/USD, XRP/USD, LTC/USD, and XRP/XBT Futures Contracts

On Friday (31 August 2018), London-based cryptocurrency derivatives firm ‘Crypto Facilities’ (a competitor to BitMEX and Deribit) announced that it had launched perpetual futures contract on XBT/USD, and the world’s first perpetual ETH/USD, BCH/USD, XRP/USD, LTC/USD, and XRP/XBT futures contracts. This is how the news was announced on Twitter: View image on Twitter Crypto [email protected] We have just launched […]

Investment Firm Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund Excluding Pre-Mined Cryptos

Investment Firm Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund Excluding Pre-Mined Cryptos

Morgan Creek Digital, backed by the institutional investment house Morgan Creek Capital with $1.5 billion in assets under management , has launched a new Digital Asset Index Fund in partnership with Bitwise, Forbes reports August 28. The new fund will give accredited investors, endowments, pensions and other approved institutional investors the possibility to gain indirect exposure to […]