Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank DBS Launches Self-Directed Crypto Trading Amid Institutional Demand

The largest bank in Southeast Asia, DBS, has launched self-directed cryptocurrency trading via its app. More customers are now qualified to access the banks digital asset exchange and trade cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin and ether. DBS Launches Self-Directed Crypto Trading DBS, the......

Huobi Partners With Astropay to Facilitate Fiat Payments in Latam

Huobi Global, one of the biggest exchanges in volumes traded, has announced a partnership to make it easier for its Latam-based customers to acquire cryptocurrencies. The exchange has allied with Astropay, a payment services platform, to allow customers in Latam to......

Binance Founder CZ Announces Romanian Office as Part of Regional Expansion

Changpeng Zhao (CZ), founder and chief executive officer of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has announced the opening of an office in Romania. During a visit to the country, he met with high-ranking officials and emphasized Binances intentions to expand direct operations in......

Japanese Banking Heavyweight Nomura to Launch Crypto-Focused Venture Capital Arm

Kolmapäeval, the Japanese financial holding company and principal member of the Nomura Group, Nomura Holdings, announced the launch of a crypto-focused venture capital unit called Laser Digital Holdings. Nomuras move follows a number of financial giants entering the cryptocurrency industry......

SEC Orders Crypto Firm to Pay Harmed Investors $35 Million — Charges Influencer Ian Balina

USA. Väärtpaberi- ja börsikomisjon (SEC) has ordered crypto firm Sparkster and its CEO to pay $35 million into a fund for distribution to harmed investors. The securities regulator also charged crypto influencer Ian Balina for promoting crypto tokens without......

US Senator Wants Congress to Step in With Crypto Guidance — Urges SEC to Provide Much More Clarity on Regulations

USA. Senator Pat Toomey says Congress should step in and provide a regulatory framework for cryptocurrency. He stressed that the U.S. Väärtpaberi- ja börsikomisjon (SEC) is not sharing its framework for regulating crypto with lawmakers, noting that Chairman Gary Gensler......