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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is eyeing a potential ban on the sale of cryptocurrency derivatives, the Financial Times reported. The UK financial watchdog said that it would begin discussions in the first quarter of the next year on whether it would go ahead with the proposed ban on crypto-based difference, futures, and options. The agency…
The U.K.’s Royal Mint plans to create a digital token backed by physical gold has been shelved after U.S.-based derivatives exchange, the CME, dissolved a partnership between the two entities and the government stepped in to block proposed trading on a cryptocurrency exchange. Meanwhile, other mints and startups around the world push on with their…