Blockchain 

Blockchain Island Malta to Put All Rental Contracts on the Blockchain

Malta has welcomed cryptocurrency with open arms for the last two years—so much so, that several major crypto-related operations have set up shop there. In a bid to become the world’s greatest blockchain island, the company has brought major Asian exchanges Binance and OKEx, as well as Indian exchange Zebpay to its shores. Now, the jurisdiction is once again putting blockchain technology to good use and embracing it wholly. The Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, announced yesterday evening that every rental contract in Malta would be registered on the blockchain. Rental…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Futures | Nasdaq Claims BTC Futures Contracts are Still Coming

Nasdaq Inc. is still planning to launch its Bitcoin futures early next year, Bloomberg reported early this morning. Two individuals familiar with the Bitcoin project told Benjamin Bain, a reporter at Bloomberg, that despite the downturned market the index still plans on offering these contracts. Bitcoin Futures Bitcoin (BTC) has plunged nearly -75% since the beginning of the year and interest in digital currencies has dramatically decreased. Still, the Wall Street exchange feels there is enough investor interest to continue its plans. One of the individuals at Nasdaq told Bloomberg…

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Ethereum 

Ethereum [ETH] Futures Contracts Go Live Today

Ethereum [ETH] Futures – Crypto Facilities, a U.K-based cryptocurrency trading platform, announced this morning that it would be launch Ethereum futures later today. The official statement reads: “The first Ethereum futures to be offered by a regulated firm, the products will enable market participants to take a long or short position in the cryptocurrency, allowing them to broaden investment opportunities and manage risks more effectively.” Crypto Facilities provided support for the CME Bitcoin futures that launched in December of last year. Chicago-based Akuna Capital will be providing liquidity for these…

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