technology

ECB officials criticise SEC bitcoin ETF approval

Officials from the European Central Bank (ECB) have renewed their criticism of bitcoin following the approval of the first bitcoin spot ETFs by the...

R3 appoints UK Finance chairman to board of directors

R3, the enterprise distributed ledger technology and services firm, has appointed Bob Wigley as a non-executive director on its board. Wigley, who has chaired UK...

BNY Mellon hires global data analytics head

Julie Gerdeman has been appointed by global custodian BNY Mellon as its global head of data and analytics. Gerdeman will be responsible for heading up...

Bitcoin and Ethereum’s strength bolsters investors’ interest in altcoins

Confidence in Bitcoin and Ethereum's ongoing strength is fuelling broader interest in altcoins and other digital assets, according to research by London-based Nickel Digital...

Magnificent Seven not a sign of a market bubble, says deVere CEO

The rise of the “Magnificent Seven “ tech stocks that include Meta and Microsoft are indicative of “fundamental shift”, mainly driven by AI, rather...

Ripple acquires digital assets custodian

Blockchain firm Ripple has taken a further step into the digital asset servicing world with the acquisition of Standard Custody & Trust. The US-based company...

Crypto Finance secures digital assets licences in Germany

BaFin, the financial regulator for Germany, has issued four licences to Crypto Finance, a subsidiary of Deutsche Boerse focused on digital assets. The four licences...

Clearstream bolsters fund portal offering

Post-trade group Clearstream has partnered with wealthtech firm Quantalys Harvest Group to add a portfolio modelling tool to its client web portal, Xact. According to...

Deutsche Boerse reports revenue rise for 2023

German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse reported net revenue in excess for US$5 billion for 2023. This amounted to a 17% increase on the previous year’s...

SEC fines firms for illegal communications

Financial institutions have been reminded of their duty to ensure employees communicate through official channels when discussing business. The US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC)...

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