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Whales and minnows join UK cryptoasset boom

From billion-pound businesses to sole traders, UK entities large and small are seeking to capitalise on the cryptoasset boom. Last week the UK financial markets regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority […]

FCA struggles with surge of cryptoasset firm applications

Just three UK-based cryptoasset firms have been registered by the UK financial markets regulator in time for its own January 10 deadline, amidst signs the regulator is struggling to process […]

Tether’s backing could be disclosed later this year

Tether insiders Paolo Ardoino and Stuart Hoegner said they may reveal full details of the reserves backing the controversial digital dollar some time later this year. “We are contemplating providing […]

In the thick of payments

Europe’s introduction over two decades ago of a legal framework for new payments technology and electronic forms of money has been credited with making the region a global hotbed of financial technology […]

Gold or bitcoin—which store of value?

One has been around for three billion years, the other for only twelve. Yet supporters of the upstart—bitcoin—say it can beat gold as a vehicle for long-term savings. In the […]