カテゴリー: FCA

UK Regulator: 3% of Consumers Surveyed Have Bought Cryptocurrency

British Regulator: 3% of UK Consumers Surveyed Had Bought CryptoassetsThe U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published two reports on consumer attitudes and awareness to crypto assets in the country. The research includes qualitative interviews and a national survey of 2,132 British consumers. Also Read: In the Daily: Tokenized ETFs, Chainalysis, Binance Labs in Argentina 3% of Brits Report Buying Crypto Assets The number of […]

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The Daily: New Institutional Crypto Wallet, Korean Won Stablecoin

The Daily: New Institutional Crypto Wallet, Korean Won StablecoinIn today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of new offerings in the cryptocurrency market including a wallet made for exchanges and token issuers as well as the latest fiat-backed stablecoin. Additionally covered are an exchange that underwent an auditor’s inspection and a crypto CFDs provider that got FCA authorization. Also Read: Wikipedia […]

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67 Cryptocurrency Companies Probed by UK Regulator

67 Cryptocurrency Companies Probed by UK RegulatorThe U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reportedly provided an update of its investigations of crypto companies. A total of 67 inquiries were launched, 49 of which have been closed, leaving 18 businesses currently under investigation. The UK government has reportedly said it is ready to give power to the FCA to regulate the crypto […]

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Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed

The head of one of Europe’s largest asset managers, Allianz Global, has called for global regulators to “outlaw” crypto assets. The outburst from CEO Andreas Utermann came during a panel discussion in London.  Also read: Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering Cryptocurrencies Have “Wiped out People’s Savings” Allianz Global Investors chief Andreas Utermann […]

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UK Regulators Plan “Comprehensive Response” to Illicit Crypto Use

Christopher Woolard of the United Kingdom (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has indicated that UK regulators are planning a “comprehensive response” to the illicit adoption of crypto assets amid increased adoption among local businesses and consumers. Despite announcing increased regulatory action regarding illegal use of crypto, Woolard stated he does not view crypto assets as […]

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Market Slump Puts Crypto Derivatives in the Spotlight

As volatility returns to cryptocurrency markets, with serious losses over the past week or so, digital asset exchanges and other fintech platforms have again turned their attention to crypto derivatives. Instruments such as bitcoin futures contracts can help traders hedge against risks and even profit from falling prices.  Also read: Isle of Man Updates Registration […]

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Trade.io Acquires Primus Capital Markets to Offer BTC-Backed Forex Trading

Trade.io Acquires Brokerage Primus Capital Markets, to Offer Bitcoin-Backed Forex TradingTrade.io, a cryptocurrency exchange and investment company, has acquired British brokerage firm Primus Capital Markets Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The new subsidiary is to start trading foreign currency using digital assets as base currency under a new name, TIO Markets. Initially, customers will be able to make deposits and withdrawals in bitcoin core, ethereum, […]

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Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures on Five Cryptocurrencies

Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures on Five CryptocurrenciesUK-based cryptocurrency exchange platform Crypto Facilities has launched perpetual futures contracts on five cryptocurrencies. The platform is registered with the country’s Financial Conduct Authority and already offers fixed maturity futures on six trading pairs. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Crypto Facilities Launches Perpetual Futures London-based exchange Crypto Facilities announced […]

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Indian Officials Visit Regulators in Japan, UK, Switzerland to Study Crypto

Indian Officials Visit Regulators in Japan, UK, Switzerland to Study CryptoThe Securities and Exchange Board of India has sent officials to Japan, the UK, and Switzerland to study cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings from each of the three countries’ financial regulators. The securities watchdog aims to engage with international regulators and gain a deeper understanding of their crypto mechanisms and systems in order to improve […]

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The Daily: China Escalates Crackdown, Russia Chases Shadows, UK Warns of Scams

The Daily: China Escalates Crackdown, Russia Chases Shadows, UK Warns of ScamsFollowing the closing of social media accounts of crypto news organizations and after forbidding hotels from hosting crypto-related events, China has turned its attention to banning payments to trading platforms based outside the country. We’ve covered the escalation of the crackdown in The Daily. Also, Russia’s Interior Ministry wants to introduce criminal liability for shadowy […]

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