Bitcoin News Roundup for June 22, 2020

With gold up and the price of bitcoin treading water, today we’re talking academic piracy and Cambodia’s blockchain plot to escape the dollar.

The Tokenization Revolution Starts With Gold

Gunnar Jaerv is COO of First Digital Trust, a Hong Kong-based financial institution developing tokenized asset custody solutions.

First Mover: XRP Just Isn’t Exciting Crypto Traders This Year

XRP, the fourth-biggest digital asset by market value, has been left out of 2020’s rally in cryptocurrencies, marking the second straight year of underperformance compared with its larger and more popular rivals, bitcoin and ether

Crypto Trading Platform CrossTower Raises $6M in Seed Round

Crypto trading platform CrossTower announced Monday it raised $6 million in a seed funding round led by European tech investor Gerard Lopez.

Bitcoin Sees Small Gain as Gold Rallies to One-Month High

Bitcoin is reporting moderate gains on Monday as gold, a safe haven asset, rallies amid renewed coronavirus concerns. 

Crypto Long & Short: What Changed My Mind About Bitcoin Narratives

One of the things I most enjoy about working in the crypto sector (apart from my awesome colleagues and the constant flow of fascinating change) is the level of debate.

How Public Key Infrastructure Will Revolutionize Custody and Fund Management

Stefan Loesch is a director and board member of a tokenization firm. He used to serve as a consultant at McKinsey, and as a banker at JPMorgan. He is the author of a book on financial services regulation and a lecturer at the University of Nicosia. The views expressed here are his.

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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 24, 2020

With miners transferring more bitcoin now compared to any point in the last year, police misconduct on Ethereum and a new inter-blockchain hub out of China, Markets Daily is back with another news roundup.

FTX Is Building Lots of Sophisticated Markets Few Traders Use

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX has launched eight unique index futures and volatility markets in less than 12 months. But enticing sophisticated traders to use these novel products has proved challenging. 

Forget Bitcoin’s Volatility, BoA Says Unstable UK Pound Like an Emerging Market Currency

Bitcoin’s often criticized for its volatile and unpredictable nature – now analysts are saying that, and more, about the pound sterling.