Welcome to our second summary of the week!
Nasdaq will enter contracts on Bitcoin
Already in the next year, and in fact its first half, we can expect that the Nasdaq Stock Exchange located in New York will launch BTC contracts.
One of the largest digital currency exchanges - Binance - is working on launching its own decentralized exchange.
SWIFT and its new payment system
SWIFT Network has offered companies a new payment solution based on Blockchain. The new solution is to reduce delays in making payments and streamline the entire process.
Nasdaq is involved in the financing of the new crypto-exchange
ErisX - is the name of a newly emerging crypto-exchange that will offer its services to both institutional and individual investors.
China Opposing Security Token Offering (STO)
Although most of the world of digital currencies begins to convince themselves to the so-called Security Tokens, then China have a different opinion on this issue.
Huo Xuewen - director of the Beijing Finance Bureau, on one of the local economic forums, expressed his position on the STO. He considered them illegal and banned them.
SEC once again shifts the decision regarding the VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF
The SEC commission has repeatedly postponed the date of making decisions on ETFs on Bitcoin. The next due date is February 27, 2019 and it looks like it will be the final date. This is because the SEC cannot reschedule this decision once again.
Satang Corp. - The Thai digital currency exchange plans to launch STO.
Satang Corp. plans to launch the Security Token Offering at the beginning of the year 2019, which was supported by the government there.
Blockchain Binance - an interesting conversation with the CEO
Changpeng Zhao announced the launch of the Binance Blockchain in the next few months, and talked about his view on the future of blockchain technology - "millions of tokens and thousands of blockchains".
Ethereum 1x - improvement on the way to Ethereum 2.0
Developers of one of the largest digital currencies - Ethereum - plan to introduce an intermediate solution to the project, on the way to a major update planned for 2020.