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NYSE-owner ICE to form new company for digital assets

Intercontinental Exchange Inc , the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, said on Friday it plans to form a company and trading platform for digital assets, such as bitcoin, as well as a physically delivered bitcoin futures contract.

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CLS, IBM and banks test blockchain app store

Foreign exchange settlement provider CLS, IBM and nine financial institutions, including Barclays Plc and Citigroup Inc , are testing a platform to access blockchain-based applications, the companies said on Monday.

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Bitcoin breaks above $8,300 to two-month peak

Bitcoin rose above $8,300 on Tuesday to its highest level in two months, prompted by recent reports about impending approval in the United States for a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund, which have helped bolster demand in recent sessions.

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Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown

Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful of banks active in the nascent sector shut their doors on it in the last year.

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New products, standards buoy Islamic trade finance business

Islamic trade finance is poised for change with the launch of new products and common standards as Islamic banks look to grab market share away from traditional lenders which are retreating from the sector because of regulatory constraints.

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IBM partners Stronghold for new digital stable coin

International Business Machines Corp is backing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, in a partnership with U.S.-based financial services provider Stronghold that adds stability to a sector known for its volatility, the companies said.