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Cryptocurrencies - digital tokens known as cryptos for short - have investors in the grip of a gold rush fever, with billions being traded every day. Prices fluctuate wildly, making them high-risk investments. But could a more stable, less volatile crypto persuade us to think of digital money less as a speculative investment and more as a mainstream "smart" currency?
​Obi Nwosu, founder and chief executive of Coinfloor, a crypto exchange collective, says: "There are about two billion people who are unbanked or underbanked, which means they have no access to the world of e-commerce. Read more
Finance Magnates recently had the opportunity to speak with Coinfloor Co-founder and Head of Liquidity Mark Lamb about his company’s efforts to reduce the risk of market manipulation and to invite more institutional investors to the crypto space.  Read more

Trading Technologies, the Chicago-based firm, announced Tuesday a partnership with a group of cryptocurrency exchanges to stamp out manipulation on their platforms. 

Coinfloor, a UK crypto exchange operator, will be using the firm's so-called Score technology to monitor its markets for manipulation and other unusual activity. TT will allow traders on its platform to access the Coinfloor EX marketplace, the firm said. 

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Institutional cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor will implement machine learning technology for market surveillance on its exchanges from financial services giant Trading Technologies (TT). The technology, known as TT Score, will be deployed across Coinfloor’s exchanges, including its crypto futures and spot exchange CoinfloorEX, to oversee all market behaviour and identify potentially manipulative activity.

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The Bank of England, Treasury Committee, HM Treasury and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will hold a meeting today to discuss the role of digital currencies in the UK.The session will be the third in as many months as the group aims regulate cryptocurrencies to provide adequate protection without stifling innovation.

“We are encouraged by the work of the Cryptoassets Taskforce, including an understanding of the opportunities associated with a properly regulated market,” said Obi Nwosu, the CEO of UK institutional cryptocurrency exchange, Coinfloor.

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It has been a challenging financial environment for investors since the financial crisis, and difficult to achieve returns on deposits and short term investments. In response to this, many have been seeking alternative investment vehicles to diversify their portfolios. Bitcoin is never far from the media headlines – but what will it take to convert this volatile retail bet into a viable investment option? Coinfloor CEO Obi Nwosu shares his thoughts on this subject. Read more

The Bank of England (BoE) has issued a letter to the CEOs of banks, insurance companies, and designated investment firms warning them of the ‘reputational risks’ of getting involved with cryptocurrencies.  CryptoUK the first self regulatory trade association for the UK cryptocurrency industry have responded swiftly to the BoE's comments. Read more
Four crypto market experts advocated for the regulation of digital currencies as they gave evidence at the Treasury Committee inquiry on the matter in Parliament, including Coinfloor CEO Obi Nwosu.  Read more
Bloomberg reports that Tom Lee, the cofounder of the research firm Fundstrat, said in a note last week that bitcoin futures contracts could be behind bitcoin's recent "gut-wrenching" price declines. 
Obi Nwosu, the CEO of Coinfloor, told Business Insider last week that the physically settled futures were a response to demand from Coinfloor's institutional clients who were concerned about the ease of manipulation of cash-settled contracts. Read more
Crypto regs won’t be globally consistent, say FIA panellists. Mark Lamb, the co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor, and Mark Wetjen, head of global public policy at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, agreed on the contentious topic at the FIA's International Derivatives Expo on Wednesday 6 June. Read more
The cryptocurrency market is still largely affected by speculations but as sophisticated traders become more involved there will be an increase in the use of algos, according to the co-founder of Coinfloor. Read more
The ability to react to a developing market and regulatory environment is a key consideration when launching cryptocurrency products according to the co-founder of London-based group of cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinfloor. Read more
The option to settle futures contracts physically with cryptocurrency, rather than receive a cash equivalent ,woukd give institutional investors the transparency they desire in this emerging market. Read more
Cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinfloor will launch a futures exchange for digital assets that will include the first physically delivered bitcoin futures contracts next month. Read more
The first physically-delivered bitcoin futures will be launched in April by London-based trading platform CoinfloorEX. Read more
Coinfloor, a group of cryptocurrency exchanges for institutional and sophisticated investors and traders, has launched CoinfloorEX – a cryptocurrency futures exchange. Read more
UK-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor will launch the world’s first “physically delivered” Bitcoin futures contracts in April 2018, an executive told Reuters. Read more

Press Releases

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, and Coinfloor, a group of leading cryptocurrency exchanges designed for institutional investors, announce that Coinfloor and their subsidiary companies, Coinfloor Exchange UK, Coinfloor Exchange Gibraltar and CoinfloorEX, a British Virgin island-based cryptocurrency futures and spot exchange, will implement Trading Technologies’ TT Score machine learning technology to surveil all market activity on their cryptocurrency exchanges. Read more
Coinfloor launches first physically delivered cryptocurrency futures contract with CoinfloorEX Read more