48. Tokenising the World, Bitcoin Price Probe and EOS Security Issues
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First up, the US launch a probe into Bitcoin price manipulation (shock). Spoofing and fake buy/sell orders among a flurry of other illegal practices are what the justice department are focusing on. A long time coming some would say… Next up, tokenisation, tokenisation, tokenisation. IHS Markit, the market infrastructure giant, is developing a new blockchain-based system to handle the payments leg of syndicated loan trading – and eventually, a wider range of financial transactions. Is this one of the first steps in tokenising the world? Many argue that custody is what's stopping institutions from fully submerging themselves into the crypto world, and BitGo are trying to build their own digital asset custodian!The startup said Thursday that it was "seeking a charter to build BitGo Trust," a "new, regulated, qualified custodian" that will be built specifically for digital assets. Interesting stuff indeed… Next, the team discuss the link between the blockchain & crypto world and financial inclusivity. How can we…