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177-Year-Old Swiss Bank Bordier to Offer Bitcoin and Other Crypto Trading Services

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A 177-year-old bank in Switzerland has enabled cryptocurrency trading within its services, with expectations to expand. Bordier & Cie SCmA added bitcoin and other cryptos to its list of services by partnering with a well-known domestic crypto player.</strong> Bordier Customers Can Also Buy and Hold Other Cryptos According to the announcement, the …

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Microstrategy Buys $1 Billion More Bitcoin — Company Now Holds Over 90,000 BTC

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Microstrategy has purchased an additional $1.026 billion worth of bitcoin, raising the total number of bitcoins it has accumulated to about 90,531. Its CEO explained that his company remains focused on its two corporate strategies of growing its enterprise analytics software business and “acquiring and holding bitcoin.”</strong> More Than $2 Billion Worth …

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Cointelegraph Consulting: Research outlines how DeFi can merge with traditional finance

Whilst public adoption of crypto assets is increasing, the global regulations continue to progress and recognise decentralized technologies as a suitable infrastructure for the dematerialisation of securities. In Luxembourg, the country that is second in the world in terms of assets under management, the country’s regulator adopted a bill that explicitly recognised the possibility of …

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Crypto Earning vs. Savings Accounts: How You Can Get Up to 17% Annually Holding Digital Assets

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The mainstream has caught a whiff of the gains cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum have seen, but many people are not aware of the passive income crypto users are getting as well. While financial incumbents are giving people with savings accounts a measly 0.35% to 0.60%, digital currencies can give people 1-17% …

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North American Bitcoin ETF’s First Trading Day Captures $165M in Volume

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The North American Purpose Bitcoin ETF launch on Thursday saw massive demand, as more than $165 million in trade volume was recorded. In fact, the exchange-traded fund listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) saw it’s first $80 million swapped during the first hour of trading sessions.</strong> Purpose Bitcoin ETF Captures $165 …

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Blockchain.com Raises $120 Million in a Strategic Financing Round, Firm’s Institutional Arm Swells

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On Wednesday, as the leading crypto asset bitcoin has been riding above the $50k handle, the well known firm Blockchain.com announced the company has raised $120 million in a strategic financing round. Blockchain.com says the financing comes at a momentous occasion, as the firm’s wallets have seen 65 million created to-date in …

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Mexican Companies Are Willing to Join the Bitcoin Bandwagon in the Wake of Tesla’s Investment, Says Expert

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Bitcoin-buying frenzy among major companies could hit Mexican firms soon, as interest keeps increasing across the country. An expert is expecting that local businesses will follow the same path as mainstream U.S.-based companies such as Tesla.</strong> Current Bitcoin Performance Could Make Companies Rethink Their Business Models During an interview with El Economista, …

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Colombia’s Financial Superintendent Approves Nine Crypto Platforms to Work With National Banks

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>In Colombia, the entity managed by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, the Financial Superintendence of Colombia (Superfinanciera) has revealed the authorization of alliances between Colombian banks and digital currency exchanges. So far, Colombia’s financial department has approved nine partnerships between exchanges and national banks in order to make cryptocurrency operations …

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Oldest US Bank BNY Mellon Sets Up Crypto Unit to Offer Bitcoin Services

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Bank of New York Mellon, BNY Mellon, has set up a digital asset unit. The oldest bank in the U.S. plans to “hold, transfer, and issue” bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on behalf of its clients. The bank aims to eventually treat cryptocurrencies like any other assets.</strong> BNY Mellon Gets Into Crypto …

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Mastercard Will Start Supporting Cryptocurrencies Directly on its Network

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Payments giant Mastercard has announced that it is preparing to allow a number of cryptocurrencies to move through its network directly. Customers, merchants, and businesses will no longer need to convert cryptocurrencies into fiat currencies to transfer through the Mastercard network.</strong> Mastercard Prepares to Let Cryptocurrencies Move Through its Network Mastercard announced …

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