Japan’s Second Largest Bank To Launch Institutional Bitcoin, Crypto Custodial Services

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Sumitomo Mitsui Trust will partner with Bitbank to form a company focused on institutional custodial services for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui Trust is launching a new company for institutional clients looking for custodial services for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The new company will be called Japan Digital Asset Trust and is … Read more

Swiss Bank Julius Baer To Offer Bitcoin, Crypto Services

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Zurich-based Julius Baer Group will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products and services to its clients. Julius Baer Group, a Swiss private bank, will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products to high-net-worth individuals. Julius Baer explained we are likely witnessing a bubble similar to the dot-com burst which birthed a new industry. The … Read more

Japan’s Largest Broker Nomura Now Offers Bitcoin Derivatives

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Nomura Holdings began trading bitcoin derivative contracts this week including options and futures citing increased institutional demand. Nomura Holdings, Japan’s largest brokerage, now offers bitcoin-based derivatives. Available derivative contracts are non-deliverable forward and options, as well as futures and options contracts. Nomura’s economic consulting arm Nomura Research Institute launched a crypto-asset index in 2020. Nomura … Read more