Largest Bank in Brazil Itau Unibanco Opens Cryptocurrency Trading to All Users

Itau Unibanco, the largest bank in Brazil and all of Latam, has reported the availability of cryptocurrency trading services for all its users. Through Ion, the bank’s in-house investment platform, customers can purchase bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), a feature previously available to selected users. Brazilian Banking Giant Itau Unibanco Opens Cryptocurrency Trading Services for […]

Largest Bank in Brazil Itau Unibanco Opens Cryptocurrency Trading to All Users

Itau Unibanco, the largest bank in Brazil and all of Latam, has reported the availability of cryptocurrency trading services for all its users. Through Ion, the bank’s in-house investment platform, customers can purchase bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), a feature previously available to selected users. Brazilian Banking Giant Itau Unibanco Opens Cryptocurrency Trading Services for […]

Brazilian Securities Commission CVM Opens a Path for Funds to Invest in Crypto

The Brazilian Securities Commission CVM has cleared the path for funds to dive into cryptocurrency-based investments. The institution issued a new set of rules that allows financial investment funds to invest in cryptocurrency tokens with the equivalent protections offered to other investment assets such as stocks and bonds, opening new markets for these companies. Brazilian […]

Brazilian Bank Itau Unibanco to Offer Cryptocurrency Custody Services in 2023

Itau Unibanco, one of the biggest Brazilian banks, has announced it will offer cryptocurrency custody services in 2023. Itau Digital Assets, the cryptocurrency unit of the company, will be responsible for this offering, which will be first available to customers of the bank, and then to third parties as a service. Brazilian Bank Itau Unibanco […]

Brazilian Brokerage Platform Rico to Offer Cryptocurrency Services Next Year

Rico, a Brazilian brokerage platform part of XP Inc., has announced it plans to enter the cryptocurrency market next year. The division is expanding its operations and will also enter the banking sector, launching digital account services and a credit card. The platform follows in the steps of companies like Nubank and others that have […]

Santander to Offer Cryptocurrency Services in Brazil in the Coming Months

Santander, one of the biggest banking institutions in the world, has announced it will start offering cryptocurrency services in Brazil. Its CEO, Mario Leão, made the announcement in an interview with local media, stating that the company was still seeking the best way of getting into the cryptocurrency services market. Other banks and fintech organizations […]

Central Bank of Brazil Chooses Nine Institutions to Study Digital Real Possibilities

The Central Bank of Brazil and Fenasbac, the National Federation of Associations of Central Bank Servers, decided to select nine projects to monitor and support their different proposals for the application of a hypothetical Brazilian central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital real. Projects from companies and organizations like Aave, Banco Santander, and Mercado Bitcoin […]