Crypto Markets See Green, US Stock Futures Solid Ahead of Goldman, Citi Earnings

Monday, April 15 — after yesterday’s mixed movements, all of the top twenty cryptocurrencies are seeing solid green on the day to press time, seeing growth of between one and 10%, as Coin350 data shows.  Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is up around 1.5% on the day and is trading just under $5,200 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. After hitting a multi-month price high of over $5,420 on April 10, the price of Bitcoin has subsequently corrected downwards — briefly dipping back below the $5,000 mark on…

Bitcoin’s Evolving into the Stock Market Hedge Investors Crave

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Bitcoin Beats the Dow, Outperforming Every Single Stock, in 2019

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Gibraltar Stock Exchange Launches Listings of Blockchain-Based Securities

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is launching listings of blockchain-powered securities on its practical listing venue GSX Global Market, the firm announced on April 9. Today, the GSX starts listing a number of new products known as digital, smart or tokenized securities such as corporate bonds, convertible bonds, asset-backed securities, derivative securities, open-ended funds and closed-ended funds, the announcement says. By applying distributed ledger technology (DLT), the GSX intends to enable greater liquidity pools and facilitate democratizing the capital markets, the firm noted in the press release. In contrast to…

Gibraltar Stock Exchange Subsidiary Partners With Tokenization Platform

Hashstac, a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group (GSX Group), has partnered with Singapore-based technology company STO Global-X to facilitate the issuance of tokens. The development was announced by the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) on April 5. GSX Group’s subsidiary Hashtacs Inc. and STO Global-X will jointly launch an integrated Tokenized Securities Exchange product that will purportedly allow stock exchanges and other qualified financial institutions to tokenize assets and boost trading, clearing and settling of digital securities. “The collaboration aims to integrate STO Global-X’s tokenization platform and exchange technology…

Jamaica Stock Exchange to Pilot Bitcoin and Ether Trading

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) is soon to trial bitcoin and ether trades with help from Canadian fintech firm Blockstation. The two firms jointly announced Wednesday that they have entered into an agreement to enable live trading of digital assets including security tokens in a “regulated and secured” environment. The trial of bitcoin and ether trades is the second stage of the pilot effort. For the first phase, the JSE and Blockstation trialed live cryptocurrency trading in January for a 60-day run that saw participation from regulated broker-dealers, market makers and the…

Israeli Crypto Miner Mulls Move to Toronto Stock Exchange

This article formerly read that Bitfarms was being delisted from the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Following clarification from a Bitfarms spokesperson, the article has been amended to accurately reflect the developments. Israeli cryptocurrency mining firm Bitfarms is currently seeking a listing with the Toronto Stock Exchange, a company spokesperson told Cointelegraph on April 2. Local reports earlier this week suggested that the firm would be delisted from the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) as a result of losses incurred in the crypto bear market. Bitfarms Director of Public Relations Bahador…

Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists XRP Exchange Traded Product

According to its official website, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX, has listed a Ripple (XRP)-based Exchange Traded Product (ETP) today, April 2. As Cointelegraph reported in March, the exchange had already confirmed that it was planning to list the product, dubbed Amun Ripple (AXRP). Hany Rashwan, co-founder and CEO of Amun — the cryptocurrency derivative development company behind AXRP — at the time claimed that this is the first such product on the market: “We can comfortably say that we expect to release the world’s first XRP ETP within the…

Israeli Crypto Miner to Be Delisted From Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Due to Bear Market

Israeli cryptocurrency mining firm Bitfarms will be delisted from the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange due to the losses caused by last year’s crypto bear market, local business daily outlet Globes reported on April 1. Bitfarms — formerly known as Blockchain Mining — reportedly lost $23.1 million in the second half of 2018, while its net profit amounted to only $4.9 million in the first two quarters. The company’s revenue reportedly shrunk by 48 percent in the second half, falling from $22.3 million to $11.5 million. The firm justified the revenue…

Bitcoin, Gold Strongly Correlated in 3-Week High to Spell Stock Market Disaster

Bitcoin and gold both hit three-week highs on Thursday after a period of highly correlated trading. It comes as the dollar crashes and warning signs flash on the stock market. The correlation strengthens bitcoin’s case as “digital gold” and proves that traders are beginning to treat cryptocurrency like a traditional asset. As the dollar crumbles and whispers of recession grow, bitcoin could spike alongside gold as a hedge against a future bear market in stocks. Bitcoin and Gold Strong Correlation As you can see in the chart below, both bitcoin…