Julius Baer to Allow Clients Access to Cryptocurrencies

Julius Baer is one of the biggest private banks in Switzerland. The company announced yesterday that its clients now have access to cryptocurrencies. Julius Baer is pleased to announce the collaboration with SEBA Crypto AG to provide its clients with access to a range of new digital asset services. https://t.co/5ADODyL58s @WeAreSEBA — Julius Baer (@juliusbaer)

New Assets and Exciting Independent Projects to be Listed on Coinbase

Coinbase has revealed it’s planning on listing more than 30 new assets. This does not mean the tokens will be added to the platform. According to a blog post from December 7th, the exchange is currently exploring its options. There is a wide variety of tokens taken into consideration ranging from ERC-20 tokens to entirely

Gazprom Banking Department Announces a new Crypto Trading Service for 2019

Gazprom Bank, the Russian bank’s Swiss division, seems to be working with two companies to implement crypto services to allow customers to deal with virtual currencies. The firms are Avaloq and Metaco and will be implementing a service allowing customers to handle cryptocurrencies without having to manage wallets or passwords. Gazprom to Launch Crypto Trading

CBDCs: Will Central Bank Digital Currencies Shape the Future

In the earliest days of crypto, banks and governments instantly discarded any talks about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). As time went on, talks slowly began but unfortunately, had almost no room for consensus from either side. Moving on to the present, discussions about CBDCs are reaching a state of maturity. In fact, since the

Subsidy for Bitcoin Miners Stopped by Norwegian Government

Bitcoin miners were enjoying a subsidy from the Norwegian government. This has all come to a halt with the recent announcement that starting 2019, all miners in the country will pay normal electricity taxes. Whether or not the government’s decision is based on the current state of the crypto markets is up for debate. Currently

Crypto Insurance Needs to be Increased Dramatically

Cryptocurrencies are being eyed heavily by Wall Street, even without any real crypto insurance. The stakes have risen and the current market situation presents a great opportunity for large players. Many of the interested institutional investors will take this chance to entangle the unique asset class with many of their own requirements. There is currently