Bithumb said to sell 50% stake to BK Global Consortium

South Korea-based Bithumb has reportedly sold a 50 per cent stake to BK Global Consortium.

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.

The European Commission proposes new regulation for digital payments and cryptos

The European Commission has adopted a new Digital Finance Package, which aims to improve the competitiveness and innovation of the financial sector.

Bitcoin price on the rise after first fed rate cut since 2008

The price of Bitcoin could see a rise following an announcement from the US Federal Reserve regarding a rate cut.

Bitcoin security platform Casa scores $4m round

Casa, which offers a secure location to store Bitcoins, has reportedly netted $4m in its seed funding round.

BitMEX is restricting access to users in the Seychelles, Hong Kong and Bermuda

Crypto derivatives exchange platform BitMEX is restricting access to its services in Seychelles, Hong Kong and Bermuda, citing security reasons.

FSMA adds more cryptocurrency sites to its avoid list

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has warned consumers of using nine cryptocurrency platforms.

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has proposed a massive cryptocurrency regulation update

From: RegTech Analyst Japan’s financial regulator has suggested that the country should limit the margin trade in cryptocurrencies by reducing the leverage to a maximum of...

Crypto trading app iTrustCapital a unicorn after first investment

iTrustCapital, which claims to be the number one software platform in the US for buying and selling cryptocurrency, has bagged $125m in its Series A.

KyberNetwork closes ICO on around $56m

Digital asset exchange and conversion platform KyberNetwork has closed its ICO having raised 200,000 ETH.

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LogRock closes $3.5m in its sees round

LogRock, a compliance solution for the trucking sector, has closed a seed funding round on $3.5m.

The 4 trends specialty insurers should be watching

The insurance sector is in a period of seismic change, but what are the real trends specialty insurers should be taking note of.

US leads the way in this week’s 35 FinTech deals

This week saw 35 deals take place, coming from a range of sectors. The USA, however, dominated the highest value deals.

Institutional investors spend an average of $1.3m annually related to ESG data

Institutional investors are spending an average of $1.3m annually to collect, analyse and report climate data to inform their investment decisions, according to a study from ERM.

Philippines’ central bank proposes sustainable investing guidelines

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has put forward guidelines for banks’ integration of sustainability principles in their investment activities.

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