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 exchange markets - 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 the newly created crypt-exchange, which 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 decision on ETFs on Bitcoin. The next deadline is 27 February 2019 and it looks like it will be the deadline. This is due to the fact that the SEC can no longer postpone the date of the decision.
Satang Corp. - The Thai digital exchange market is planning to launch the 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 Blockchain Binance in the next few months, and talked about his future look at blockchain technology - "millions of tokens and thousands of blockchains".
Ethereum 1x - improvement on the way after 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 large update planned for the year 2020.