Russia’s Central Depository to Launch Security Token Blockchain Next Month

Russia’s National Settlement Depository will launch its long-awaited digital asset ledger next month – 5,000 kilometers away from its Moscow HQ.

Crypto Lending Startup BlockFi Slashing Interest Rates on Ether Deposits

BlockFi is almost halving the interest rate it offers on ether deposits from June 1, while the rate on larger bitcoin deposits will go up slightly.

Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites.

$71 Million: Galaxy Digital Sells Stake in EOS Blockchain Maker Block.One

Galaxy Digital, the crypto bank founded by Michael Novogratz, has sold its position in Block.one, the maker of the EOS blockchain, for $71 million.

PBoC’s Fintech Research Institute Is Hiring Blockchain Experts

A research institute under the Chinese central bank has just announced 29 job openings – three of which focus on blockchain-related expertise. 

NYSE Arca Seeks Rule Change to List ETF Backed by Bitcoin and T-Bills

NYSE Arca has formally applied to the SEC for a rule change that would let it list shares in a proposed bitcoin trust.

ABN AMRO Eyes Launch of Blockchain Inventory Platform, Dropping Wallet Plan

As ABN AMRO drops its exploration of a crypto wallet product, the Dutch bank says it's seeking to launch a blockchain platform for trade inventory.

Mutual Funds Network Calastone’s ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Platform Is Live

Calastone, a transactions network for the mutual funds industry, has now moved to its own blockchain-based settlement system.

Mutual Funds Network Calastone’s ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Platform Is Live

Calastone, a transactions network for the mutual funds industry, has now moved to its own blockchain-based settlement system.

Beyond KYC: Global Regulators Appear Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

Exchanges will likely have to collect information about their clients' crypto transactions under new global standards expected in June.