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A crypto mining company has raised £25 million (about $32.5 million) through an IPO on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).  U.K.-based Argo Mining (ticker: ARB), which provides “accessible” crypto mining via a subscription service, is the first crypto company to be listed on the LSE. The company raised £5 million (about $6.5 million) more than its initial …

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Blockchain crowdfunding ideas may be ten-a-penny these days, but seeing the concept tested out by a financial regulator and a major stock exchange is pretty unique. Still, that’s what’s happening now in the U.K. where the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and U.K. financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), are working with distributed ledger …

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You wouldn’t think you’d lose a 1kg gold bar worth more than $40,000. But during the London Blockchain Summit this week, Nicola Robinson, senior strategic marketing manager at the U.K.’s Royal Mint, which owns 5.4 percent of the global bullion market, did just that. Sure, Robinson had handed the bar over to audience members (it …

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Fiat currencies are hampering blockchain innovation – at least according to David Harris, head of commercial innovation at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). In a keynote address at the third annual London Blockchain Summit today, Harris told a crowd of about 150 global bankers, insurers and technology providers that he looks forward to a day …

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