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Major Singapore Bank: Central Bank Interest in Crypto and Gold Surged Following COVID-19

The Singaporean multinational banking and financial services corporation DBS Bank has compiled a report on cryptocurrencies and the recent developments in the sector. The paper noted that central banks are both “troubled and intrigued” by the growing role of digital assets in today’s world, especially following the COVID-19 pandemic.DBS Bank: Cryptocurrencies Are GrowingHeadquartered in Marina Bay, DBS Bank is among the largest banks in the region. In its recent paper on cryptocurrencies, DBS...

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Singapore Gets a New Crypto Trading Platform Thanks to Diginex

Diginex is establishing a new cryptocurrency trading platform in Singapore, which has become a recent hubbub of crypto activity in the last few years.Singapore Has a Growing Crypto MarketAt the time of writing, the platform is exempt from necessary licensing procedures, meaning it can operate without having all its paperwork in order. In addition, the company is planning a Nasdaq listing in the coming weeks, so traders should be on the lookout if they are also intrigued by more traditional...

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UBIN: Singapur veröffentlicht Blockchain-Zahlungssystem

Schon bald könnte das kleine Land Singapur im Jahre 2020 den ersten Schritt zu einem echten Blockchain-Zahlungssystem voranschreiten, denn nach rund drei Jahren Entwicklungsarbeit hat die Regierung von Singapur das neue Zahlungssystem namens UBIN vorgestellt – das System ist nun auch für eine kommerzielle Nutzung frei verfügbar, sobald die letzte experimentelle Phase erfolgreich abgeschlossen ist. Das...

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JP Morgan And Singapore’s Investment Giant Temasek Have Developed A Blockchain-Based Payment Network

A recent report informs that Singapore has developed a fully functional blockchain-based payment network allowing faster and cheaper international settlements. The team behind it, including investment giant Temasek and US multinational bank JP Morgan, is finalizing technical details for the prototype, and the final product should arrive soon.Singapore Taps Blockchain For A Payment NetworkAccording to the report from Reuters, local authorities announced earlier today that the platform, called...

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Morgan Stanley Developers Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange Phemex

As the crypto markets continue to move on a roller coaster, it seems like adoption is growing steadily. A group of eight former Morgan Stanley core developers announced the launch of Phemex. Phemex is a ‘high-speed’ cryptocurrency derivatives platform that is well-designed for the retail and institutional investors. The new firm is based in Singapore.In a December 4 press release, the former Morgan Stanley developers came with big claims that the platform is ten times faster than the...

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Bitcoin-Friendly Singapore Considers Approving Crypto Derivatives Trading

Singapore has released the consultation paper on the proposed Bitcoin derivatives. Retail investors might not be allowed to trade in the crypto products. The Monetary Authority of Singapore says the move is driven by demand. Singapore’s central bank could soon authorize the trading of derivatives referencing cryptocurrency assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. As part of the preliminary plans being undertaken, the Monetary Authority of Singapore has released a consultation paper...

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Xfers Partners With Zilliqa To Launch StraitsX Stablecoin

Xfers, a fin-tech company from Singapore, is set to launch a stablecoin called StraitsX by partnering with blockchain platform Zilliqa. The token will be pegged to the Singaporean Dollar, and it would be available in December 2019.StraitsX: A New Stablecoin on Its WayXfers is a Singapore-based company focusing on online financial services like payment transactions. It provides a transparent and secure infrastructure for all sorts of businesses.By partnering with the popular blockchain...

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Investors Commit Staggering $735m into Singapore Fintech Deals

The financial technology industry is booming and many investors have noticed that. In that context, investment in fintech ventures in Singapore rose rapidly. The latest reports from Accenture confirm that in the first 9 months of the current year, investors in Singapore brought a record $735 million into financial-technology deals. That represents a 69% surge from the prior-year period that raked in $435 million.Accenture came up with this data after analyzing reports from CB Insights,...

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