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Global fintech investments reach $135.7bn across 2,693 deals: KPMG (opalesque.com) 02/25/2020 - 7:37pm
P> Blockchain and cryptocurrency investment continued to fluctuate, falling from $6.3 billion to $4.7 billion year-over-year, although Facebook's announcement of Libra and the People's Bank of China's ...
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Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 0.14% in January (opalesque.com) 02/17/2020 - 10:04pm
In contrast, ILS fund managers with significant life risk exposure ended the year up 7.65%. - The recently launched Eurekahedge Crypto-Currency Hedge Fund Index was up 22.29% in January, supported by ...
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Barclay CTA Index posts 0.51% return in January as managed futures begin 2020 on a positive note (opalesque.com) 02/12/2020 - 4:40pm
"Similarly, the cryptocurrency market benefited with bitcoin enjoying its best January since 2013.". All but two CTA sectors were in positive territory for January. The Cryptocurrency Traders Index ...
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Venture capital-backed fintech companies deals surpass $3bn in 2019 (opalesque.com) 02/11/2020 - 8:50pm
Powered by digital innovations like mobile internet, blockchain, and big data, financial technology (fintech) is transforming financial services. Digital technologies are helping financial service ...
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Cindicator Capital launches digital assets quant fund (opalesque.com) 01/31/2020 - 9:21am
"Our strategy offers more diversity than just holding Bitcoin, or holding some of the index-like funds that are heavily weighted toward Bitcoin. The performance there hasn't been as good," Lobyntsev ...
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Stack launches institutional-grade bitcoin index fund in Asia (opalesque.com) 01/28/2020 - 9:02pm
The Asian provider of cryptocurrency trackers and index funds said that the single-asset index fund expects to capture $750 million assets under management within 2020, and to surpass $2 billion in ...
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Digital fiat currencies are coming, but they won't sideline Bitcoin (opalesque.com) 01/27/2020 - 5:58pm
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: More governments are considering digital fiat currencies. However, none of them are fully developed yet. Delegates at the recent Opalesque Miami Roundtable offered ...
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US real estate deal activity slowed during the Q4 2019: PWC (opalesque.com) 01/26/2020 - 8:36pm
The value of industrial property deals rose 13.1% in 2019 compared with 2018. Yet nearly all other real estate sectors logged a d..... Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: What will it take for ...
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Mega-funds push private equity fundraising to $301bn in 2019, up 52% (opalesque.com) 01/23/2020 - 8:57pm
The two sectors would likely hold up comparativel..... Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: What will it take for blockchain and cryptocurrencies to expand? Delegates at the recent Opalesque Miami ...
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Despite a dip in volume and value, North America dominated venture capital funding activity in Q4 2019 (opalesque.com) 01/23/2020 - 8:51pm
India saw an increase from 180 deals worth $2bn in Q4 2018 to 258 deals worth $5.8bn in Q4 2019. ..... Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: What will it take for blockchain and cryptocurrencies to ...
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The digital assets world struggles to find a 'killer app' (opalesque.com) 01/23/2020 - 6:00pm
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: What will it take for blockchain and cryptocurrencies to expand? Delegates at the recent Opalesque Miami Roundtable suggest that the digital assets market needs a ...
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Barclay CTA Index closes 2019 with a gain of 5.15% (opalesque.com) 01/15/2020 - 8:39am
Sectors in the red in December included the Cryptocurrency Traders Index, down 4.55%, and the MPI Barclay Elite Systematic Traders Index, which lost 0.51%. Also losing ground in December were the ...
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Asia's first compliant crypto fund - Circle Fund - has emerged (opalesque.com) 01/12/2020 - 7:32pm
The company has more than five years of experience in both the primary and secondary blockchain industry markets and has a team of investors with decades of experience in securities, commodity, and ...
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Fidelity launches cryptocurrency business for European institutional investors (opalesque.com) 12/17/2019 - 9:27pm
Fidelity Digital Asset Services (FDAS), the cryptocurrency arm of Fidelity Investments, has formed a new UK entity to sell cryptocurrency services to European clients. The fund manager has offered ...
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43% of investors interested in bitcoin are women: Grayscale (opalesque.com) 12/15/2019 - 8:13pm
43% of the U.S. investors interested in Bitcoin are women, according to a survey from Bitcoin fund operator Grayscale. Within that segment, a further 80% were intrigued by Bitcoin's growth potential ...
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Cindicator launches crypto hedge fund based on hybrid intelligence (opalesque.com) 12/12/2019 - 7:15pm
That amount will be extended gradually to $2.5 million in the coming months. The meta-strategy run internally by Hybrid Intelligence has demonstrated strong double-digit annual returns on Bitcoin.
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French boutique Napoleon launches futures-based bitcoin fund (opalesque.com) 12/11/2019 - 9:12pm
Opalesque Industry Update - Napoleon Bitcoin Fund, a Specialized Professional Fund under the French law, with daily liquidity, created on 8 th November 2019, is one of the first regulated vehicles in ...
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Barclay CTA Index gains 0.40% in November (opalesque.com) 12/11/2019 - 3:43am
In the loss column, the Cryptocurrency Traders Index dropped 7.96% in November and the Discretionary Traders Index was down 0.45%. All sectors remained in the black for the year-to-date through the ...
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Equity long bias hedge funds topped the table, on track to record double-digit annual return (opalesque.com) 12/09/2019 - 7:47pm
The Eurekahedge Crypto-Currency Hedge Fund Index was down 8.33% in November, outperforming Bitcoin which ended the month down 16.21%. Fund managers focusing on crypto-currencies are up 21.02% over the ...
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Asset managers have a poor understanding of blockchain technology, says survey (opalesque.com) 12/05/2019 - 8:17pm
A vast majority of senior executives in fund management industry have an average to poor understanding of blockchain technology, said a survey. Despite overall optimism in blockchain's potential, 76 ...
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Losses from digital currency crime soar to $4.4bn in the first nine months of 2019, up 150% (opalesque.com) 11/27/2019 - 7:15pm
The total volume of cryptocurrency-related fraud and theft resulted in losses worth $4.4 billion in the first nine months of the year, up more than 150% from US$1.7 billion in all of 2018. However, ...
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Other Voices: For alternative asset managers, the time for RPA is now (opalesque.com) 11/25/2019 - 4:25pm
A misaligned technology implementation can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and take years of manpower. As some technologists found who invested too-quickly into blockchain technology, not all ...
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Bitcoin to maintain market dominance by the end of 2019 (opalesque.com) 11/24/2019 - 8:01pm
Many institutional crypto traders expect Bitcoin to maintain a considerable market dominance by the end of 2019, which echoes their fear of the altcoin market losing interest from retail participants.
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HFRI China, Russia indices lead gains as trade, geopolitical uncertainty accelerates (opalesque.com) 11/21/2019 - 7:58pm
Hedge funds in developed Asia have posted gains in line the global hedge funds industry, with the HFRI Japan Index advancing +7.7 percent YTD. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency exposures continued to ...
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Second round of blockchain incubation program started in Switzerland's crypto valley (opalesque.com) 11/21/2019 - 5:53pm
For the second round of the incubation program, CV VC has evaluated applications of 300+ Blockchain startups and ultimately selected 9 promising projects from 6 different countries. Startups selected ...
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Managed futures down for second straight month in October (opalesque.com) 11/13/2019 - 10:57am
CTA sectors were evenly split between gainers and losers in October, and though the industry was in the red for the month, four sectors posted gains. The Cryptocurrency Traders Index led the way with ...
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Global cross-border blockchain B2B transactions to hit $4.4tn by 2024 (opalesque.com) 11/05/2019 - 8:31pm
The total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on the blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024 - a massive increase from the mere $171 billion in 2019. A fresh report from Juniper ...
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Only 5.3% of UK citizens own Bitcoin, says a survey (opalesque.com) 10/30/2019 - 9:07pm
More than 20 percent of Britons have never heard about the top crypto and the overwhelming majority of UK citizens do not want to touch Bitcoin, said a survey. According to a new Crypto Radar survey, ...
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SAVA Investment Management launches hybrid private equity/digital assets fund (opalesque.com) 10/30/2019 - 7:26pm
SAVA Investment Management has launched a Healthcare Blockchain Fund. Investors in the private equity style vehicle will be able to take part in early investment rounds of healthcare companies and ...
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Survey claims 36.5 million Americans own some form of cryptocurrency (opalesque.com) 10/24/2019 - 9:25pm
Whenever they hear crypto, most people think Bitcoin (BTC), the best-known coin, said the report. However, investors in BTC may have a wandering eye, with 55.4% of BTC owners also invested in another ...
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Managed futures funds down 1.48% in September, but up 6.08% YTD (opalesque.com) 10/15/2019 - 10:38pm
The Agricultural Traders Index gained 0.52% and the Discretionary Traders Index was up 0.20%. Far more sectors were in the red for the month. The Cryptocurrency Traders Index lost 4.80%, the ...
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