Category: Banks

America’s Second Oldest Bank State Street to Provide Cryptocurrency Services to Private-Fund Customers

America’s Second Oldest Bank State Street to Provide Cryptocurrency Services to Private-Fund Customers

The American financial institution State Street Corporation will reportedly start offering digital assets services for its private-fund clients. The bank’s partner in the move is the back-office crypto-focused technology company – Lukka Inc. State Street Dives Deeper into Crypto According to a recent Bloomberg report, the leading US bank – State Street Corporation – is […]

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Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Companies providing trading services for digital assets will be able to open accounts with banks in Kazakhstan, local media reported, quoting the country’s crypto industry association. The service should allow Kazakhs to legally invest in cryptocurrencies and cash out their profits. Crypto Exchanges in Kazakhstan to Be Offered Banking Services Kazakh banks will be permitted […]

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Security and Regulations Main Hurdle for Institutional Investors Regarding Crypto Investments (Survey)

According to recent research conducted by Nickel Digital Asset Management, nearly 75% of institutional investors and wealth managers stated that the security of virtual currencies is a “significant” hurdle stopping many individuals from entering the crypto space. Low Confidence among Institutional Investors The UK-based investment manager – Nickel Digital Asset Management – asked 100 global […]

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Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Banks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union’s anti-money laundering regulations that will affect the crypto space. The Irish banking industry organization voiced support for the changes aimed at disrupting illicit transactions at the union level while calling them “radical.” New AML Body to Weed Out Suspicious Transactions in the EU, […]

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NatWest Executive Warns: The UK Is a Paradise For Crypto Scammers

NatWest Executive Warns: The UK Is a Paradise For Crypto Scammers

David Lindberg – Chief Executive of retail banking at NatWest – warned investors to beware of dealing with digital assets in Britain. In his opinion, the market there is full of fraudsters who create fake cryptocurrency exchanges to lure users into thinking they are investing. ‘Fraud And Scams Are an Industry’ One of the top […]

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JP Morgan greenlights wealth management advisors to take crypto fund orders: Report

JP Morgan greenlights wealth management advisors to take crypto fund orders: Report

JP Morgan has opened the doors to wealth management clients looking to invest in crypto funds, as reported by Business Insider. Specifically, orders for Grayscale and Osprey‘s crypto-based offerings are now on the table for wealth management advisors at the U.S.’s largest bank. The move reportedly opens the gates for clients ranging from retail users […]

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45% of the Ultra-Rich Are Interested in Crypto, Goldman Sachs Reports

While the world worries about the fall of Bitcoin prices, billionaires are increasingly enamored with the cryptocurrency. A recent Goldman Sachs study revealed that at least 45% of family offices are interested in investing large amounts of money in cryptocurrencies. Family offices are firms in charge of managing the money of billionaires such as Amazon’s […]

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BNY Mellon to Support Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Pure Digital

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation and State Street Corporation joined four other institutions in backing the digital asset exchange Pure Digital. Furthermore, America’s oldest banking organization plans to expand its crypto offerings to clients. BNY Mellon Diving Deeper into Crypto According to a recent Financial Times report, one of the largest custodian banks […]

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Hong Kong Busts Money Laundering Ring Using Tether to Wash Millions

Hong Kong Busts Money Laundering Ring Using Tether to Wash Millions

Authorities in Hong Kong have arrested four people suspected of money laundering a total of $155 million through cryptocurrency wallets and bank accounts. The city’s customs agency said this was its first case in which virtual money had been used to launder dirty cash. Money Laundering Syndicate Recycles $155 Million in Crypto and Fiat Transactions […]

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ECB Confirms Plans to Work on a Digital Euro, Syas It Will Be Greener Than Bitcoin

The European Central Bank will start an investigation phase of a digital euro project, which will last 24 months after years of dabbling with the idea. The organization promised privacy protection and also lower energy consumption than Bitcoin. Although the idea of a central bank digital currency has floated around for years, the ECB has […]

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