After the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) refused a review of Vaneck‘s exchange-traded fund (ETF) application, the company formally withdrew and went back to reassess. They’ve emerged, joining forces with Cryptocompare to offer single indexes and baskets of indexes, indices which will be the first of their kind by...
After funding two cryptocurrency-related companies, the Irish state agency Enterprise Ireland (EI) suddenly reversed course, asking the same companies to take down all public mention of its support. The bitcoin/crypto community in Ireland is not pleased.  Also read: UK & Taiwanese Regulators Weigh-in on Bitcoin Laundering, France ponders ICOs Enterprise Ireland’s Love/Hate...
After shutting down the country’s bitcoin exchanges, the Chinese government is monitoring the booming cryptocurrency over-the-counter (OTC) market. A recent government report shows that 680 million yuan, approximately $103 million, were traded in the last two weeks of October on the top three international OTC trading platforms. Also read: China May...
Just recently the sponsor of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC), Grayscale Investments, has announced its plans for the bitcoin cash (BCH) reserves the trust is currently holding. According to Grayscale, the BCH will be sold over time, and a remittance date for shareholder proceeds will be announced upon...
Two companies have filed to launch blockchain tracking exchange-traded funds (ETFs) late last week, sparking a new derivative market pertaining to distributed ledger technology. On Thursday, Amplify Investments LLC filed for the Amplify Blockchain Leaders ETF, and Reality Shares filed for the Nasdaq Blockchain Economy ETF. Also Read: Bank of America...