Hedge Fund Brevan Howard Expands Crypto Business — Expert Hired to Lead New Digital Asset Unit

Brevan Howard, a European hedge fund management company, has said it will be expanding its crypto business. BH Digital, which is the hedge fund’s recently created unit, is expected to “manage its cryptocurrency and digital assets.” Growing Interest in Crypto From Hedge Funds In addition to creating BH Digital, Brevan Howard, according to a Reuters […]

UK’s Standard Chartered to Offer Crypto Brokerage Services in Ireland

UK’s Standard Chartered to Offer Crypto Brokerage Services in IrelandBritish bank Standard Chartered will offer cryptocurrency broker services in Ireland through its Zodia Custody subsidiary. The digital asset custodian will focus on signing up institutional investors in the Republic which has become a European base for many financial institutions and crypto companies. Standard Chartered to Provide Crypto Custody to Institutions in Ireland Zodia Custody, […]

South African Start-Up Aims To Shield Merchants From Crypto Price Swings

While opponents of cryptocurrencies continue to peddle the environmental damage or the terrorism funding narrative, users from countries where the majority is financially excluded see these as a breakthrough innovation. Crypto Utility Inspires Volatility Solutions For instance, to undocumented migrants, cryptocurrencies offer a faster and cheaper way of sending money to their loved ones. For […]

Majority of Institutions to Hold Digital Assets in Near Future, Survey Suggests

Majority of Institutions to Hold Digital Assets in Near Future, Survey SuggestsMost institutional investors look forward to adding digital assets to their portfolios, in spite of concerns over crypto market volatility. More than half of the respondents in a new survey conducted by Fidelity’s crypto subsidiary have revealed they already have digital asset investments. Poll Confirms Strong Institutional Interest in Digital Assets Despite the uncertain regulatory […]