China Bans Crypto Services

Chinese financial authorities have banned financial institutions and payment companies from offering services related to cryptocurrencies and warned investors against speculative crypto trading. Instead, they are developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Chinese financial officials announced that the country would crack down on financial institutions that operate cryptocurrency businesses or offer related services. The decision follows […]

DeFi unleashes a wave of innovation in finance

Innovations of blockchain-based banking have recently gained a lot of traction. The architecture of decentralized finance (DeFi) can create an immutable and highly interoperable financial system with unprecedented transparency, equal access rights, and little need for custodians. The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank has recently published an in-depth paper by Prof. Fabian Schär on the sector of […]

Yearn Finance Developer Reveals Version 2 Teasers

A developer at the Yearn Finance DeFi aggregator platform has released an update on the development status of its long-awaited second iteration. There will be general upgrades, as well as new vault strategies and the integration of protocols such as Cover and Cream. During the DeFi boom of late-2020, Yearn Finance broke the mold with products and […]

The Crypto Finance Conference returns to St. Moritz in January 2021

CfC St. Moritz announced the dates for the fourth annual Crypto Finance Conference, complete with a COVID-19 safety strategy validated with the Swiss health authorities. There will be speakers from Winklevoss Capital, Swiss National Bank, European Parliament, and more. Crypto Finance Conference (CfC St. Moritz), one the biggest digital asset and blockchain conference for investors, will return to […]