Exchanges

Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky

The new administration in Kiev, headed by the young president Volodymyr Zelensky, has brought renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. Fresh energy is now being injected into efforts to legalize decentralized digital money and regulate related economic activities. New draft laws have been proposed or are under preparation to accommodate the nascent industry, from which the Ukrainian...
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5 of the Best Crypto Swapping Services

Creating an exchange account, signing in and placing an order every time you want to switch cryptos is like using a sledgehammer to crack a walnut. It’s an incredibly inefficient way to jump between cryptos, and given that no exchange has all the coins, it necessitates creating multiple accounts, with the added verification and security...
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tZERO-Backed Startup Seeks SEC Approval to Launch Security Token Market

news A firm part-owned by Overstock’s tZERO is seeking regulatory approval to launch one of the first markets for publicly traded, registered security tokens. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday released a rule change proposal that would allow Boston Securities and Token Exchange (BSTX) to create an automated equity trading platform, with ownership...
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Binance Launches P2P Trading in China With Support for Alipay and Wechat

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer trading in China. The platform supports traders making transactions between themselves using the dominant Chinese payment apps Alipay and Wechat Pay. News of the matter forced Alipay to publicly claim it stops transactions if they are discovered to be related to cryptocurrency. Also Read: Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in...
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Bitfinex Doesn’t Have to Compile Documents During Appeal, Judge Says

news A New York judge has rejected a New York Attorney General’s office request to have Bitfinex and Tether collect all documents pertaining to an alleged $850 million cover-up and $900 million line of credit. The NYAG’s office asked New York Supreme Court Justice Joel Cohen to order Bitfinex, Tether, and a number of other...
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Decentralized Exchanges Are Evolving at Last

The humble DEX has come a long way since the days of Etherdelta. While not all of those steps have been forward – such as the enforcement of KYC on IDEX – the scope and quality of decentralized trading platforms has evolved greatly. As an examination of several new and emerging platforms shows, DEXs can...
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Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in Human History’ Claims Lawsuit Against Bitfinex

A common attack against Tether in the crypto ecosystem is that the stablecoin isn’t really backed one-to-one by the U.S. dollar. We might soon get to know if these concerns are substantial, as the matter is now going to court. A new lawsuit against the operators of USDT accuses them of creating the largest bubble...
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2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners

2019 has proven a challenging year in which to launch a crypto startup, with the most successful tokens recording only modest returns. Investors chasing the sort of double-digit returns that were one commonplace have been mostly frustrated by a markedly more conservative market in which picking a winner has called for a combination of shrewdness...
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Coinbase in Talks to Acquire Rental Startup Omni’s Engineering Staff: Report

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is said to be in talks to acquire the human assets of Omni, a Ripple-backed rental and storage firm. According to a report from TechCrunch this weekend, Coinbase may grab Omni’s engineering team to further develop its Coinbase Earn product. Coinbase told the tech news site no deal is on the table...
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Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates Crypto Market

The operators of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the stablecoin Tether are again engaged in public relations crisis management. They have notified users of an imminent lawsuit over market manipulation allegations and are trying to frame it as just a shameless money grab attempt. Also Read: Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out...
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Crypto Giant Bitfinex Vigorously Disputes ‘Meritless and Mercenary’ Lawsuit

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announced on Saturday, Oct 5, that it expects to be prosecuted by an unknown party in a ‘meritless and mercenary lawsuit’. The Hong Kong-based exchange which has been embroiled in a number of controversies apparently got wind of a damning report and is looking to quell any negative press ahead of its...
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Top US Exchanges Collaborate to Determine Which Cryptos Are Considered Securities

One of the major hurdles any crypto project faces in the current industry climate is regulation. The US is one of the most regulated countries regarding crypto and the big issue is whether or not a digital asset is classed as a security or not. Some of the top crypto exchanges have now developed a...
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Bittrex, Coinbase and Kraken Set up Crypto Rating Council

The heavy hand of regulators has been stifling the growth of the cryptocurrency industry in the U.S. and caused innovators to flock abroad. In a bid to mitigate one aspect of this problem, major players have now created a joint system for rating what constitutes a security token. Also Read: International Crypto Exchange Luno Adds...
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International Crypto Exchange Luno Adds Bitcoin Cash Trading

Luno exchange has added bitcoin cash trading to the platform following feedback from its client base. BCH is now only the third cryptocurrency available for trading on the exchange, in addition to BTC and ETH, but more options could be on the way once Luno determines that they are credible enough. Also Read: Bitflyer Adds...
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Wirex Review: Wallet App & VISA Payment Card for Cryptocurrency & Fiat

Wirex is an application and account that lets you remain in control of both traditional financial assets and cryptocurrencies. The company began its life as E-Coin in the form of a provider of virtual cards. Its expansion of services led to the change in name to Wirex, which took place in February 2016. The company...
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Bitflyer Adds Bitcoin Cash Trading Across Europe and the US

Bitflyer has added a selected number of new cryptocurrencies for its European and American clients to trade. Bitcoin cash (BCH) is among the few digital assets now available to buy and sell on all licensed platforms operated by the Japanese company. Also Read: NASA to Launch Bitcoin to the Moon? Space Agency Seeks Crypto Experience...
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Appetite for Bitcoin Futures Is Growing

After all the fanfare, fevered anticipation, and breathless media coverage, Bakkt’s launch of bitcoin futures on Monday was a damp squib. Despite the rollout of physically delivered BTC futures going without a hitch, volumes were low, while the less said about bitcoin’s price in the aftermath, the better. Despite this inauspicious start, however, there is...
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Crazy Premiums Appear On Crypto Exchanges During Bitcoin Price Crash

Today’s massive bitcoin price crash was largely expected by analysts. The bearish descending triangle formation was bound to break out to the downside so it has been no real surprise. What the move has revealed however is huge price discrepancies between various crypto exchanges. Bitcoin Premiums Abound The digital dust appears to be settling following...
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With New Exchange Features, Wallets Aren’t Just for Storing Bitcoin Anymore

Bitcoin wallets play an essential role in facilitating every user’s interactions with the blockchain. They can connect to full nodes, store public and private keys, sign transactions and ultimately make it easy to store, send and receive bitcoin. In a nutshell, these software applications complete complex cryptographic functions under a friendly disguise: They offer an...
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India’s last standing cryptocurrency exchange—WazirX’s Nischal Shetty [INTERVIEW]

Nischal Shetty, founder of WazirX, shares his story building the only crypto exchange left standing in a country hostile to cryptocurrency.  WazirX dodged the regulatory pressure through innovation. By engineering the first auto-matching P2P engine he was able to dodge regulatory pressure that shuttered all other major exchanges in India. Nishchal Shetty Nischal, tell us...
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Indian Parliament Member Helping Crypto Community Influence Regulation

The Indian crypto community has made progress towards influencing the government’s crypto policies. Some industry leaders have met with an influential lawmaker who has agreed to help bring about positive crypto regulation in the country. Also read: India’s Popular ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Show Gives Crypto a Boost Parliament Member Agrees to Help...
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Your Crypto Exchange Can’t Send Even $1000 Without Exposing You

Transferring more than $1,000 in bitcoin or any other crypto from one exchange to another could land your private details on the desk of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). That is possible ever since the intergovernmental agency in June imposed new anti-money laundering standards on the cryptocurrency firms. The so-called ‘travel rule’ treats crypto...
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Local.Bitcoin.com Gathers 56K Accounts and $200M Worth of Trades Initiated

Three months ago, Bitcoin.com launched its over-the-counter BCH marketplace on June 4. Since then, Local.Bitcoin.com has aggregated more than 56,000 accounts, hundreds of bustling users every day and thousands of BCH trade offers. Also Read: Plans to Build $50M Bitcoin Cash Tech Park Revealed 56,000 Local.Bitcoin.com Accounts and Growing Over the last few months, the...
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Binance.US to Open Deposits in One Week

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance set to launch U.S. operations imminently. | Source: REUTERS / Darrin Zammit Lupi Binance.US has announced that it will begin processing account registration applications and accepting cryptocurrency deposits from Sep. 18 at 8 am EDT. After users have signed up and selected their desired tier of verification, they will be able to...
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Bitcoin Jesus Drums Up BCH Interest With Bitcoin Cash Futures

Roger Ver-owned Bitcoin.com is reportedly pushing to list a Bitcoin Cash derivative.| Source: Flickr/OFFICIAL LEWEB PHOTOS Roger Ver, AKA Bitcoin Jesus, isn’t happy with the status quo. The provocative former CEO of Bitcoin.com is looking for ways to drum up interest in his ailing collaboration Bitcoin Cash with a futures product. Ver is heavily invested...
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First Login To Users Binance JEX Account Will Receive JEX Airdrop

Binance users can now login to Binance JEX. Basically, on first login they will receive rewards with a random airdrop between 10-1,000 JEX tokens. Eventually, this offer is valid from 2019/09/11 6:00 AM (UTC) to 2019/09/18 6:00 AM (UTC). As per the official announcement from Binance Exchange. “The JEX airdrop tokens will be distributed to...
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Bitmex COO Exits the Company Serving For Less Than A Year

Bitmex Exchange COO, Angelina Kwan, has resigned from the company as per the announcements from The Block. According to a spokesperson, “We can confirm that Angelina Kwan is leaving the company and is on gardening leave now. That’s all we can say on the matter at the moment, but we wish Angelina all the best.”...
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Stablecoins and Exchange Coins – What’s the Difference From the Ol’ Corporate Bond?

A new weekly record was set last week in global corporate bond sales, with investors grabbing hold of around $140 billion in new bonds according to data from Dealogic. This occurs against a backdrop of negative yielding debt, and the meteoric rise in popularity of stablecoins and exchange-native tokens across the crypto space. The near...
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Biki Exchange: A Fast-Growing Global Crypto Exchange

Founded in June 2018, and launched in August of the same year, Biki has emerged as a multifaceted cryptocurrency pioneer, offering innovative features and solutions. Biki is consistently ranked in the top twenty fastest growing exchanges in the world by MyToken, Feixiaochao, Coingecko, and CoinMarketCap, Biki debuted at number sixteen and recently peaked at the...
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Bitcoin’s Early Days: How Crypto’s Past Is Much Different Than the Present

Over the last 24 hours, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been discussing a transaction that saw 94,000 BTC sent to an unknown wallet. The hoopla over the large transaction shows how things have changed significantly over the last decade. Back in cryptocurrency’s early days, between 2010-2012, large bitcoin transactions like this weren’t such a big deal and...
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