• Market Cap: $266b

  • Apr 23, 2021

Canadian Firm Files for New Bitcoin ETF Application; Gemini to Become Fund's Sub-Custodian

Arxnovum Investments, a Canadian investment manager, has filed a prospectus with the Ontario Securities Commission for a new Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Poolin Debuts an ERC-20 Token to Contribute into the DeFi Ecosystem, Featuring a Yield Farming Protocol

Poolin, which is the second-largest BTC mining pool, is leveraging its hash rate power to debut an ERC-20 token that will enable users to engage in yield farming and its primary activity, proof-of-work mining

Bitcoin-Friendly Gary Gensler Set to Become SEC Chairman Under Biden Administration

Former Chairman of the CFTC, Gary Gensler, set to head the U.S Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC0, Reuters reports. Gensler is a well-known cryptocurrency and blockchain technology activist, having taught a course on “block...

Dogecoin CEO, Elon Musk, Leapfrogs Jeff Bezos to Become the World’s Richest Person

SpaceX founder and chief executive officer Elon Musk is now the richest person globally with a net worth of over $185 billion, leapfrogging Amazon owner Jeff Bezos, worth $184 billion.

Italian Banking Association Rolls Out Digital Euro Pilot; Testing For Technical Feasibility

The Italian Banking Association (ABI) will conduct digital euro tests to evaluate the technical feasibility of a blockchain-based digital currency.

Bitcoin Can Surpass $100k But Price Will Be Unsustainable According to JP Morgan Strategists

JP Morgan strategists led by Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou believe the bullish momentum on Bitcoin could set it to $100,000 in the long term.

U.S OCC Gives Green Light for Banks to Use Stablecoins & Public Blockchains for Settlements

The U.S Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) has issued an interpretive letter that allows banks to leverage stablecoins and independent node verification networks (INVNs) in their operations.

SIX to Launch an Institutional Digital Asset Exchange Through Sygnum and Swisscom Joint-Venture

Swiss Stock Exchange will open up crypto exposure to banks and their clients through its newly formed partnership with crypto custody joint-venture, Custodigit.

Chinese Blockchain Infrastructure Provider, BSN, Integrates Polkadot To Its Service

Chinese Blockchain provider offering Blockchain-based services (BSN) integrates Polkadot, a cross-chain protocol, into its network.

Lithuanian Tax Authority Nets $7.6 Million From Sales Seized Cryptocurrency

Through its State Tax Inspectorate (STI), the Lithuanian government made millions after the first sale of seized cryptocurrencies worth approximately $7.6 million (€6.4 million). That money was sent straight into the government’s...