Tag: barclays

  • Barclays

    Barclays’ Crypto Trading Desk Put ‘on Ice’ as Competition Heats Up

    Barclays has reportedly put plans for a cryptocurrency trading platform on pause, according to sources familiar with the matter. Barclays Puts Crypto Trading Project on Hold U.K.-based multinational bank and financial services company Barclays is said to have frozen a project that would see the firm launching a...

    Tony Spilotro | October 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Barclays

    Barclays Is Reportedly Not Opening a Crypto Trading Desk

    It now appears that multinational investment bank Barclays is not, in fact, joining the cryptocurrency markets through a crypto trading desk. Reports initially surfaced yesterday claiming that the bank was starting a trading desk based on information on several traders LinkedIn profiles. Barclays Not Developing Rumored Digital Asset...

    Cole Petersen | August 7, 2018 | 6:30 pm
  • Barclays

    Barclays Sets Up Digital Asset Team to Explore Crypto Trading

    British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays is reportedly looking to join the cryptocurrency hype among institutional players. Barclays Appoints Chris Tyrer to Lead Digital Assets Project A few months ago, Jes Staley, Barclays CEO, ruled out launching their own virtual currency trading desk. However, the...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 6, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • Crypto

    Coinbase Adding GBP Support in July to Ease Withdrawals in UK

    The Coinbase UK CEO has confirmed that support for GBP withdrawals and deposits will be rolled out over the next few weeks. In an interview with NewsBTC, he also said that Coinbase Custody has had a ‘lot of interest’ and that they have had to restrict how many...

    tim copeland | June 28, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • mastercard

    Mastercard Recognises the Influence of Cryptocurrencies

    Mastercard released their 2018 Q1 financial results on May 2 showing record first-quarter net income of $1.5 billion and revenue of $3.6 billion. They attributed some of this success to the December and January boom in cryptocurrency prices as they expect results to drop following the recent bear market....

    tim copeland | May 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Barclays

    Barclays Rule Out Launching Their Own Crypto Trading Desk

    The chief executive of British multi-national investment bank, Barclays, has announced that they are not planning on launching their own cryptocurrency trading desk anytime soon. The revelation came during the bank’s annual general meeting earlier today. Barclay’s Crypto Trading Desk Rumours Appear to Be Unfounded Jes Staley spoke...

    Rick D. | May 1, 2018 | 7:25 pm
  • uk

    Ripple Urges UK Regulators to Strike a Balance for Cryptocurrencies

    San Francisco based Ripple, owner the world’s third largest cryptocurrency, has made a plea to UK regulators to end the ‘Wild West’ days of cryptocurrencies. The company has urged the UK to follow in Japan’s footsteps in implementing structured regulatory frameworks to encourage safe and legal investments into...

    Martin Young | April 16, 2018 | 8:01 am

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