Hacked Italian Exchange Altsbit to Shut Down in May 2020
Altsbit, a small cryptocurrency exchange that lost “almost all funds” in hack on Feb. 5, will shut down its services in May 2020.
Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck To End Leveraged Trading
The Tokyo-based crypto exchange, Coincheck, announced that it is terminating its leveraged trading service, in a blog post this morning.
Coinbase Custody expands Tezos staking service to all global clients
Coinbase Custody, the cryptocurrency exchange’s storage unit, has expanded its Tezos (XTZ) staking service to all global clients.
CoinMarketCap Now Provides Crypto Investors With Data on Liquidity
Leading crypto data site CoinMarketCap has announced the launch of its new metric to compare exchanges and token pairs based on liquidity.
Bittrex Returning Crypto Funds to Iranian Users After 2-Year Freeze
Crypto exchange Bittrex will give frozen holdings back to its Iranian users, which the exchange suspended two years ago due to the requirements of United States’ regulators.
Einstein Crypto Exchange Seized by Canadian Securities Regulator
Canadian securities regulators have seized control of the Einstein cryptocurrency exchange.
Binance Enters Korean Market With New Business Entity
Binance may have taken another step toward launching a crypto exchange arm in South Korea.
4 years - mission: possible! BTC-Alpha's celebrating and handing out tokens
The international cryptocurrency exchange BTC-Alpha celebrates its 4th Birthday today, November 1. In honour of the holiday, the team prepared a seven-day contest for users, which will end with the distribution of prizes - internal exchange tokens.
OKEx & Malta Stock Exchange Powered Trading Platform OKMSX Expecting Regulatory Approval in Q4 2019
OKMSX, a digital asset trading platform operated jointly by Malta Stock Exchange and OKEX has sought regulatory approval from Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). Most likely it will get regulatory approval from the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) by the end of Q4.
Lawyer: A large Chinese crypto exchange wants to enter the Belarusian market
“Belarus has created quite beneficial conditions for launching IT startups,” claimed Anatoly Rozhkov, Managing Partner at BusnessAdvisers at CGC conference.
The expert told how the legalisation of blockchain helps the government
‘Ukraine understands that the legalisation of blockchain technologies will help it attract new investments,” claims the co-founder of the legal startup Legal Nodes Nestor Dubnevich in his comment for LetKnow.News.
CME, Nasdaq, ICE ask UK regulator not to ban crypto derivatives for retail investors
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), which has over 70 members including giants such as CME Group, Nasdaq and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has urged the U.K.’s finance watchdog not to ban cryptocurrency derivatives for retail investors.
Intercontinental Exchange Announces First Block Trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced the execution of the first block trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures submitted to ICE Futures U.S.
South Korean Court Issues Landmark Decision on Crypto Exchange Hacking
A Korean crypto exchange, Coinone, has been ordered to pay compensation for losses resulting from a hack of a customer account.
Fidelity Digital Assets to Provide Custody for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund
An asset manager wants to have a go at a bitcoin-options-based fund as major exchanges make crypto derivatives trading more accessible to investors.
For Desperate Mt Gox Victims, Long-Shot Bitcoin Deal Beats Endless Wait
A Russian law firm’s audacious proposal for recovering up to $2 billion stolen from Mt. Gox in return for a steep fee has divided the failed bitcoin exchange’s creditors.
Global Blockchain Tech Market to Surpass $16B by 2024
The global blockchain technology market is set to surpass $16 billion by 2024, according to a recent report from market research firm Global Market Insights, Inc.
US SEC Chairman on Bitcoin ETFs: ‘There Is Work Left to Be Done’
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton recently spoke with CNBC's Bob Pisani regarding the regulator’s latest take on Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Japan Grants Crypto Exchange License to Messaging Giant LINE
LVC Corporation, the digital asset- and blockchain-focused arm of Japanese messaging giant LINE, has obtained a crypto exchange operating license from Japan’s financial regulator.
Cryptopia Liquidation: Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Didn’t Use Individual Customer Wallets
According to a statement released on its website on Wednesday (August 21, 2019), Cryptopia didn’t use individual crypto wallets. Instead, the Bitcoin exchange platform pooled customer funds into co-mingled coin wallets.