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Banking Platform Cashaa Sees Indian Trading Volume Soar, Adding 5 More Cryptocurrencies

Banking services platform Cashaa has seen significant growth in crypto trading volume in India since it began offering INR deposits and withdrawals. The platform has cut its fees by more than 50% and is getting ready to add five more cryptocurrencies for users in India, Cashaa has shared with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Regulatory Roundup –...
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P2P Crypto Trading App Allows You to Protect Your Privacy

Regulatory pressures as well as the development of third-party, intermediary and custodial services in the crypto space have been limiting the share of peer-to-peer trading. A new contender is now challenging established P2P exchanges by offering users a mobile service that allows them to determine the level of privacy they want to maintain, and use...
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Paxful Reveals Data Since Inception, 2019 Growth Stats

The global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, has revealed it processed almost $1.6 billion in P2P Bitcoin trades in 2019, representing a gradual uptrend since its inception in 2015. Prices May Be Subdued, But Paxful Is On The Rise Announcing its annual growth metrics on the same day as revealing the company’s historical figures dating back...
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India’s Largest State Will Pilot Peer-To-Peer Solar Energy Trading

Unicorns are companies which have crossed the $1 billion valuation mark. They are a rare breed nowadays but are growing as the cryptocurrency market grows. In today’s crypto news, we are listing the top 10 most valuable blockchain companies at press time.Just so you know, the below shared values include the company valuation which is...
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Indian Crypto Trading Volumes Accelerate on Positive Sentiments

Cryptocurrency trading volumes in India have accelerated despite regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Global trading platforms and service providers have also been expanding their operations to serve Indian users. Also read: Mistakes Crypto Owners and Traders Should Avoid Strong Trading Volume Growth Banking services may be restricted...
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P2P Exchange Paxful Hits 3m Wallets During 2019 Growth Spurt

P2P cryptocurrency exchange Paxful has announced significant growth over the 12-month period leading up to October 2019. It now has over three million wallet addresses, with 800k of those having been added in the last year. A large proportion of new users are based in developing countries, with the US also representing a growing market....
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Cashaa Launches Banking Solution for Indian Crypto Owners

Banking services platform Cashaa is offering a solution for Indian crypto owners facing banking restrictions imposed by the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The service allows users to deposit up to 1 crore rupees (~$141,012) per month to purchase cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Finance Minister Answers Crypto Questions at IMF Meeting...
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How to Trade Crypto in Person Safely

With mainstream exchanges becoming progressively cumbersome due to privacy invasive policy and regulation, some crypto traders are switching to more private, face-to-face trading. While this route isn’t for everyone, and comes with unique risks, it does offer a very real solution to many of the problems plaguing mainstream exchanges currently. The goal of this breakdown...
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Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) policies and know your customer (KYC) protocols. The statement is a highly visible product of the...
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Binance Adds P2P Platform for Chinese Investors, Supports Alipay and WeChat

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has added support for Chinese users of WeChat and Alipay, circumventing a Chinese ban on cryptocurrency exchanges by launching a P2P service that is accessible by Chinese citizens. Binance’s P2P trading capability was announced October 9, 2019, giving Chinese investors the ability to trade bitcoin, ether and tether against the Chinese...
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Binance Launches P2P Trading for Chinese Yuan

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance launches peer-to-peer trading for Bitcoin, Ether and Tether against the Chinese Yuan. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer trading for Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Tether (USDT) against the Chinese Yuan (CNY). In an announcement published on Oct. 9, the exchange revealed that the service will be initially available to...
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Agoradesk Introduces Options Trading For Monero And Bitcoin

The creators of LocalMonero have announced a new privacy-oriented peer-to-peer OTC cryptocurrency trading service. Announced over the Reddit airwaves, the new service, called Agoradesk, will also introduce a new form of crypto trading: options contracts for Bitcoin and Monero. In addition to trading Monero, traders can buy and sell Bitcoin and participate in “the world’s...
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Hong Kong Bitcoin Trading Breaks ATH Amid China Anniversary Protests

Hong Kong exchanged more fiat currency for Bitcoin than ever before last week, in the run-up to the tumultuous 70th anniversary of the Chinese state. Hong Kong: 7 Days, 173 bitcoins Data from monitoring resource Coin Dance, which tracks volumes on P2P exchanges, confirms that 12.3 million Hong Kong dollars (HKD) changed hands the week...
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Traders Bemoan New Localbitcoins Identity Requirements

Recent data shows that countries with corrupt governments have a strong correlation with Localbitcoins trade volumes. However, even though the over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace Localbitcoins has grown massive over the years, traders are complaining about heightened know-your-customer/anti-money laundering requirements. The exchange recently changed its KYC/AML guidelines on September 1 and users say more verification mandates might...
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A Potential Surge in P2P Bitcoin Trading Platforms is Nigh

The trading of cryptocurrencies often occurs via centralized platforms. In recent months, however, there has been an increase in popularity among decentralized platforms. Hodl Hodl is one of the frontrunners in this regard. Surprisingly, the team is willing to give up its source code free of charge.  What is Hodl Hodl? It is understandable that...
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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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‘We’re Going to Find You’ – How Undercover Agents Trade Prison Time for Bitcoins

An Australian national living in Boulder, Colorado was slammed with a one year and a day prison sentence last month for trading bitcoins. An August 23 statement from the Colorado U.S. District Attorney’s Office states that Emilio Testa, 32, was charged with money laundering, and claims Testa knew the funds he was acquiring had been...
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Constant: Decentralized Peer to Peer Lending Platform

Constant is a decentralized finance platform that is like traditional loans, but P2P. That means easy access to credit and super low risk for lenders. Sounds amazing, and Constant is a revolutionary idea that can make both borrowers and lenders happy. The idea behind Constant is simple. Borrowers and lenders can agree to terms, and...
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Israeli Financial Authority to Accelerate Blockchain, Fintech Licensure

A department of the Israel Ministry of Finance is looking to drive fintech competition with industry teams and licensing help. The Capital Market, Insurance and Saving Authority, a division of Israel’s Ministry of Finance (MoF), is looking to accelerate the process of procuring licenses for blockchain and fintech companies in the country. Israeli business news...
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