China Bans Crypto Services

Chinese financial authorities have banned financial institutions and payment companies from offering services related to cryptocurrencies and warned investors against speculative crypto trading. Instead, they are developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Chinese financial officials announced that the country would crack down on financial institutions that operate cryptocurrency businesses or offer related services. The decision follows […]

Crypto exchanges expand services with tokenized stocks

Some crypto exchanges have enabled their users to trade traditional stocks through tokenized products. Now Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is venturing into the world of tokenized stock trading. Is the new financial world merging with the old one? One of the major advantages of tokenized stocks is that traders can buy fractions of […]

The world’s first bank to issue its shares on a distributed ledger

Sygnum has successfully tokenized its shares, becoming the world’s first bank to issue its shares on a distributed ledger. Tokenization of its own shares lays the foundation for their future public offering, which includes a potential dual listing in partnership with SIX Digital Exchange (SDX). In a world’s first for a bank, Sygnum today announced the successful […]

Is the introduction of the digital Euro coming soon?

Contactless payments are increasingly being used even for small amounts. For this reason the European Central Bank is considering the introduction of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). A comprehensive report on the possibilities of the digital Euro appeared on Friday. The European Central Bank is continuing its work on the digital Euro. Internal tests […]

Tokenization in reality: The Finka token and the future of finance

Up to now, assets such as land, art, wine, etc. have been limited either to geographical boundaries or accredited investors. Through ” tokenization “, assets can be made available to a wider audience. A practical example. Asset tokenisation enables the use of smart contracts to automate processes such as settlement, compliance, distribution, reporting, etc. Global […]

Uniswap “Stimulus Check” for DeFi users

Uniswap, currently the largest decentralized exchange, launched its “UNI” token last week. They celebrated this by granting 400 tokens to each user – nearly 3’000 US dollars for a short period of time. We explain the latest events concerning Uniswap and its competitor, SushiSwap. Decentralized Exchanges (DEX), together with the DeFi space, have recently experienced an incredible […]