‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

Yields on long-dated U.S. Treasuries have been erratic this year and this week, the 10-year Treasury yield crossed 3.5% for the first time in a decade. Following the Fed’s 75bps (basis points) rate hike, 10-year notes reached 3.642% and two-year Treasury notes jumped to a 15-year high at 4.090%. The curve between the two- and […]

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

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

On Wednesday, 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. Nomura’s move follows a number of financial giants entering the cryptocurrency industry this year. Nomura Introduces Laser Digital Holdings The investment banking giant from Japan, Nomura […]

Financial Heavyweights Citadel, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Confirm Cryptocurrency Exchange Launch

Financial Heavyweights Citadel, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Confirm Cryptocurrency Exchange Launch

A number of financial giants including Fidelity Investments, Citadel Securities, and Charles Schwab Corp. announced on Tuesday that the consortium of companies plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange called EDX Markets. Reports note that firms like Paradigm, Sequoia Capital, and Virtu Financial are also backing the new crypto trading platform. The story was first reported […]

Citadel, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Join Forces to Build Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

Citadel, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Join Forces to Build Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

Citadel Securities and Virtu Financial are reportedly building a cryptocurrency trading platform with help from Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab. “We know there is significant interest in this cryptocurrency space and we will look to invest in firms and technologies working to offer access with a strong regulatory focus and in a secure environment,” said […]

Blackrock, Citadel, Gemini Deny Involvement in Terra Collapse

Blackrock, Citadel, Gemini Deny Involvement in Terra Collapse

The world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, and hedge fund giant Citadel Securities have denied claims that they had a role in the fall of terrausd (UST) and terra (LUNA). In addition, crypto exchange Gemini has denied making a bitcoin loan that resulted in the terra collapse. Blackrock, Citadel Securities, Gemini Deny Rumors Following the collapse […]

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