• Facebook's chief seems to be losing, for once. (Anthony Quintano via Wikimedia Commons)
    Libra

    Despite being called ‘global threat’, Libra Association launches

    A signing ceremony by the cryptocurrency’s members was overshadowed by dropouts and a report calling stablecoins a threat to the global economy

    Facebook’s wounded Libra Association formally voted itself into existence on October 14, electing a board and choosing officers. The ceremony was overshadowed by the loss of seven original members including Mastercard and Visa.

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    Cryptocurrencies

    CoinMarketCap launches cryptocurrency indices on NASDAQ, Bloomberg

    Well-regarded indices key to creating mutual funds, ETFs tracking asset class

    Data provider CoinMarketCap is launching a pair of cryptocurrency benchmark indices on NASDAQ, Bloomberg, and several other market information services, it announced Wednesday in a blog post.