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Thailand Green Lights Issuance and Trading of Blockchain Securities

The Thai National Legislative Assembly has approved changes to the law allowing tokenized securities to be issued and traded in the country.

Pantera Has Already Raised $125 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund

A slide deck obtained by CoinDesk shows Pantera has secured the majority of its third venture fund, though the bear market has slowed progress.

tZERO Is Live, But Volume Is Light and Its Token’s Price Is Down Sharply

Daily trading volume on the recently launched tZERO platform is less than 1% the total supply of the only listed security token.

NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF

The clock just started on the latest effort to launch a bitcoin ETF from NYSE Arca and Bitwise Asset Management.

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill.

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

An HSBC executive has told Reuters that using blockchain slashed the costs of settling foreign exchange trades.

JPMorgan Has Its Own Crypto and It’s Starting Real-World Trials

JPMorgan has built a crypto token and it's moving to real-world trials in "a few months," according to a CNBC report.

NYSE Parent ICE Anticipates Over $20 Million Spend on Bakkt This Year

NYSE parent firm Intercontinental Exchange is likely to spend over $20 million building its bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt in 2019.

The Security Token Market Needs Better Lingo

“STO” was coined to distinguish a compliant token offering from ICOs, but the term fails to capture all the types of security tokens.

SEC Commissioner Says Bitcoin ETF Will Be Approved ‘Eventually’

A U.S. SEC commissioner, Robert J. Jackson Jr. has said he believes a bitcoin exchange-traded fund will ultimately be approved.

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