31 October 2014

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The Financial Conduct Authority is to investigate ways in which the technology underpinning bitcoin can be used elsewhere in the formal financial services industry.

Former US Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Arthur Levitt is taking on advisory roles at bitcoin firms BitPay and Vaurum. He enters the cryptocurrency industry as it digests rulings from regulators that could see many companies classed as money transmitters.

Eagle Alpha, a startup which scans online chatter to discern profitable trading patterns, has scored $1.2 million in funding from individual industry investors.

European Union antitrust regulators have asked banks to hand over the Facebook messages of foreign exchange traders, according to Bloomberg.

London-based bitcoin exchange Coinfloor is to open up to new currencies, accepting deposits in US dollars, euros and Polish zloty, this Tuesday. Coinfloor is already the the biggest exchange for bitcoin-to-sterling transactions by volume of currency traded.

First Derivatives has agreed a £36 million deal to acquire a further 46.47% stake in high performance database outfit Kx Systems, giving the firm a leg-up into the market for big data systems in capital markets and other vertical industries.

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