Binance launches peer-to-peer trading in five Latin American markets where cryptocurrencies have been linked...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will roll out peer-to-peer (P2P) trading for Brazilian Real, Argentine Peso, Colombian Peso, Mexican Peso and Peruvian Sol just weeks after digital money was tied to crime in the region.

US government to auction off $1.6m in bitcoin

The US government is preparing to auction off 2,7000 bitcoins with a value of $1.6m.

Swedish e-commerce cryptocurrency company QuickBit’s profits jump by 60 per cent

QuickBit, a FinTech enabling e-commerce retailer get paid with cryptocurrencies, has got improved its quarterly profit by 60 per cent to £2.42m.

Smartlands is going to the States through partnership with IIP Securities

British digital tokenization firm Smartlands is looking to jump across the pond thanks to its partnership with IIP Securities, a banking consultancy.

25 FinTech deals from last week and what they tell you about the state...

The FinTech funding rounds over the past week show that the coronavirus continues to affect the sector and also provide an opportunity to look closer at India's industry.

Kraken gobbles up charting and trading platform Cryptowatch

Digital asset exchange Kraken has acquired charting and trading platform Cryptowatch in an undisclosed deal.

North Korea denies UN cryptocurrency hacking allegations and compares the accusers to Hitler

Last month, a UN report claimed North Korea had hacked banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. Now, the country denies it. The report claimed that Pyongyang’s nuclear and...

Banking FinTech solarisBank push into cryptocurrencies with the launch of subsidiary solaris Digital Assets

German tech company solarisBank has unveiled its new subsidiary solaris Digital Assets, to strengthen its grip on the digital assets market.

Mobile apps to drive the growth of crypto asset management segment to be worth...

The global crypto asset management market is estimated to grow from $400m in 2020 to $1.1bn in 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of 23.8%.

North Korean hack attacks fund weapons with $2bn stolen banks and cryptocurrency exchanges

The nuclear and missile programmes of Pyongyang has been funded by North Korea using cyberattacks against banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, a new report has revealed.

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Checkout.com warns businesses could risk losing $20bn because legitimate online payments are rejected as...

Businesses risk losing over $20bn annually due to legitimate transactions being rejected as fraudulent, which could cause a serious dent in their coffers as they recover from Covid-19, according to new research from Checkout.com.

SoftBank ups stake in PolicyBazaar despite the InsurTech’s CEO claiming the previous investment was...

Insurance marketplace PolicyBazaar has reportedly raised a further $130m from SoftBank, despite the chief executive believing the previous expansion efforts led by the mega investor were a "mistake."

ESMA updates its data reporting guidance document for MiFIR

On Wednesday July 8, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced that it had updated its document on data reporting under the Market in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).

ESMA updates its guidance regarding data reporting under EMIR

The EU’s securities markets regulator has updated its questions and answers document on practical questions regarding data reporting issues under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Saudi Arabia-based Lean said to raise $4.5m in its seed round

Saudi Arabia-based Lean has reportedly raised $4.5m in a seed funding round, which was led by RAED Venture.