UK’s Standard Chartered to Offer Crypto Brokerage Services in Ireland

British bank Standard Chartered will offer cryptocurrency broker services in Ireland through its Zodia Custody subsidiary. The digital asset custodian will focus on signing up institutional investors in the Republic which has become a European base for many financial institutions and crypto companies. Standard Chartered to Provide Crypto Custody to Institutions in Ireland Zodia Custody, …

Singapore to License Digital Payment Providers, Approves Crypto Exchange

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has notified several providers of digital payment services that they will be licensed to operate in the city-state. The move, which comes after the approval of a crypto exchange for a license, secures Singapore’s status as Asia’s crypto hub, industry observers say. Digital Payment Service Providers to Be Authorized …

7 NFT Markets Saw Over $356M in Monthly Value Transferred — Opensea, Axie Infinity Eclipse Competition

The quantity of monthly USD value transferred from seven leading non-fungible token (NFT) marketplaces has reached a total of $356 million during the first week of August. Currently, the project Cryptopunks is leading the pack when it comes to NFT project sales. Meanwhile, the marketplace Opensea captures the lion’s share of transferred value as the …

Ukrainians to Trade and Spend Cryptocurrencies Legally, Digital Ministry Says

Residents of Ukraine will be able to legally keep, exchange, and spend cryptocurrencies once the new virtual assets law is adopted. The legislation will comprehensively regulate the crypto space, possibly lower taxes for Ukrainians and create conditions for new services, a government official revealed. New Regulations to Create Market for Crypto Services for Ukrainians Ukrainians …

Fidelity Investments Engages With Regulators to Bring Crypto Assets Mainstream

The president of Fidelity Digital Assets, the crypto arm of Fidelity Investments, says that crypto is “its own unique asset class.” He revealed, “We and others are very engaged with regulators … to bring this asset class into the mainstream.” Fidelity Sees Long-Term Interest in Crypto Assets Among Institutional Investors Fidelity Digital Assets President Tom …