At a five month high, the crypto market capitalisation has reached $185bn, showing a slow and steady increase since the start of the year.
On April 16th Copper will be co-hosting an event with Eversheds-Sutherland in London. It will examine hedge funds and crypto-assets, with panelists from EisnerAmpner, Hedgeguard, Eversheds, and Copper. Space is very limited, so if you would like to attend please let us know.
Copper will also be speaking at the Digital Asset Summit in New York on the 15th of May. More details to follow, but we will have some VIP passes to give away to those interested.
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The CME showed figures from April 4th that indicate a new all time high in the volume of Bitcoin Futures contracts
The BTC equivalent nearly doubled to reach 112,710. This was helped in no small part by the 27% gain Bitcoin saw in Monday-Wednesday trading
The global derivatives market exceeds $800 trillion. By comparison, the crypto contribution is tiny, at less than $3 trillion
US regulators currently have the largest impact on this, particularly while rumours the UK’s financial watchdog is still contemplating an outright ban
The Russian gas giant will move its contracts operations onto a blockchain, following successful trials at subsidiary organisations
The system being built will provide automated arbitrage and also calculate payments for gas usage
AI tool launched by MIT grads to offer insights on
Ethereum Classic saw 30% gains in 24 hours, following
to San Fransisco university
Global IT consulting behemoth
integrates with RippleNet
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