Scaramucci’s SkyBridge files with SEC to launch Bitcoin fund

2020-12-21

  Anthony Scaramucci’s multi-billion-dollar hedge fund, SkyBridge Capital, has submitted a formal application with the United States securities regulator to launch a new Bitcoin (BTC) fund. The Form D for an exempt offering appeared on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website on Monday. The proposal lists “SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund L.P.”Read More →

VanEck’s MVIS and CryptoCompare Launch Bitcoin Benchmark Rate

2020-06-03

VanEck company MVIS and cryptocurrency data provider CryptoCompare are launching an hourly Bitcoin (BTC) Benchmark Rate, which has been developed in close cooperation with cryptocurrency bank SEBA. In an announcement on June 3, MVIS outlined that the new rate aggregates BTC transaction prices on the top five trading venues includedRead More →

2 Swiss Banks Launch Cryptocurrency Trading and Custody After Gaining Regulatory Approval

2020-06-02

Switzerland’s financial regulator, FINMA, has approved two Zurich-based banks to offer a range of cryptocurrency services, including trading and custody. Maerki Baumann Bank subsequently announced the launch of its trading platform for major cryptocurrencies while Incore Bank is offering a range of crypto services. Maerki Baumann Launches Cryptocurrency Trading DeskRead More →

Matic’s Price Crumbles 20% Amid Mainnet Launch

2020-06-01

Decentralized application (DApp) platform Matic Network (MATIC) has successfully launched its mainnet following two and a half years of development. A June 1 blog post published by Matic notes that mainnet will be deployed over a series of phases to “ensure that the mainnet deployment and validator onboarding is achievedRead More →

CME to launch block cheddar cheese futures

2019-11-14

The $39 trillion listed derivatives business is about to get tastier. The CME Group CME, +0.52%  on Thursday said it’s going to launch block cheese futures and options next year. Each contract will represent the equivalent of 20,000 pounds of block cheddar cheese. The CME said it will consider launchingRead More →