This is the first debit card to allow people to spend their crypto balances direct from their cryptocurrency exchange account instead of pre-loading a specified amount of crypto onto their card. Currently only available in the UK, Coinbase plans to expand the debit card into other European countries in the next few months.
Stater Global Markets, the London-based FCA regulated Prime of Prime brokerage, has joined oneZero’s EcoSystem, a mutually beneficial distribution network connecting 200 makers and takers.
The net proceeds from the offering will be used to purchase equity interests from certain existing owners, although Refinitiv will continue to own a controlling interest in the company following the Initial Public Offering.
IHS Markit has enhanced its Securities Finance product to deliver public disclosure coverage for the Japanese market, a global data feed on corporate bond lending activity, an updated model for forecasting short interest in the US and multi-asset performance measurement tools.
Vela Trading has partnered with CoinRoutes to launch crypto-asset capabilities to the Vela product stack by deploying its Smart Order Routing (SOR) platform. The program is designed to provide clients with immediate electronic access to crypto-asset trading exchanges.
FlexTrade Systems has made its cloud-based execution management system, FlexNOW, available via Amazon Web Services (AWS) joining other financial companies
Dinosaur Financial Group has partnered with tZERO, a global leader in blockchain innovations for the capital markets owned by Overstock.com through its subsidiary Medici Ventures.
oneZero Financial Systems has partnered with Global Market Index (GMI UK) to help the FX trading company distribute FX, CFD and cryptocurrency liquidity to oneZero’s network of over 200 makers and takers, oneZero’s EcoSystem.
Barclay Hedge Fund Index Drops 2.61% in December; Difficult 2018 Ends with Index Down 5.11% for the Year.
Hedge funds dipped 2.61% in December, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. The loss was less significant, however, than that of the S&P 500 Total Return Index, which dropped 9.03% in December.
Virtu Financial, the leading technology-enabled market maker and liquidity provider which is about to acquire Investment Technology Group (ITG), has revealed that the firm intends to maintain the separate legal identities of ITG’s client-facing broker dealers.