Japanese authorities are taking a more active stance, granting licenses to 11 exchange operators in September, including Quoine.
In its work with R3, RBI will focus on cash and payment services, capital markets, digital identity, securities services and trade finance.
The first tranche became liquid immediately after the vote on November 6, 2017, at which point one-fourth of each member’s tokens became transferable.
Likewise, in his statements, Manuel Durr, head of public solutions at Leonteq noted that clients "appreciate" the choice between a long or a short investment in bitcoin.
The new award reinforces Dubai’s position as the world’s “blockchain capital,” said Smart Dubai, one of the official organisations behind the project.
The CME Group announced that the bitcoin futures will be ready in early December, 2017, which immediately increased the price of bitcoin.
A number of nations throughout the world have recently moved against anonymous digital currency, such as Bitcoin, for fear that their anonymity promotes entry by criminal and terrorist elements into otherwise protected financial systems.