Tagged: crypto trading

New Analysis Claims that Ethereum (ETH) Price Might be Manipulated by Certain Large Crypto Exchanges and “Whales”

A recent analysis of the top 10,000 Ethereum (ETH) wallet addresses suggests that the world’s second-largest digital asset (by market cap and overall adoption) could potentially see its value increase significantly in the foreseeable future. This, as the blockchain network prepares to transition from proof-of-work… Read More

Binance-backed Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange FTX to Launch Spot Trading in the US

FTX, a digital assets derivatives exchange that primarily caters to Asian traders and investors, will be introducing a spot exchange in the US markets. Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, noted that the company’s US-based trading platform is presently in its beta testing phase. The spot… Read More

European Bitcoin (BTC) Savings Service Bittr Forced to Shut Down Due to Extensive and Costly AMLD5 Regulatory Requirments

Netherlands-based Bittr, a Bitcoin (BTC) savings service, is reportedly closing down its business. Ruben Waterman, the company’s founder, said that newly-enforced financial regulations were the main reason why Bittr decided to shut down its services. The AMLD5 became effective July 9, 2018, and required the… Read More

Singapore-based Huobi Group Introduces Blockchain Analytics Tools for Identifying Illicit Cryptocurrency Transactions

Singapore-based Huobi Group, a blockchain and digital assets firm, is introducing an on-chain analytics tool, called Star Atlas, for monitoring and identifying illicit cryptocurrency transfers. The exchange’s Star Atlas tool allows users to track on-chain crypto-asset transactions in real-time. With the launch of this new… Read More

Thor Chan: Atomic Asset Exchange CEO Explains why Company’s Trading Platform Leverages LSEG Tech, Also Used by London Stock Exchange

We recently caught up with the developers of the Atomic Asset Exchange (AAX), a Malta-based cryptocurrency trading platform that’s powered by LSEG technology, which is a part of the London Stock Exchange Group. Thor Chan, the CEO at AAX, explained why his company’s exchange platform… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Is Allowing Premium and Standard Account Holders to Trade Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Recommends Diversifying Investments Following COVID-19 Outbreak

Digital bank Revolut allows its 7 million customers to purchase cryptocurrencies. This, as reserve banks across the globe have announced huge stimulus packages to support their struggling economies, following the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This support from Revolut, which is notably one of Europe’s most… Read More

Venezuelan Digital Asset Exchange Criptolago Introduces Text Message-based Payment System to Conduct Cryptocurrency Transactions without Internet Connection

Venezuela-based digital currency exchange Criptolago has confirmed that it will introduce a text message-based payment platform that can handle transactions in Venezuela’s controversial (allegedly) oil-backed Petro (PTR) cryptocurrency and other major digital assets. The new payment system could potentially help Venezuela’s residents with transacting in … Read More

Draper Dragon backed Blockchain and Fintech Firm, Dsdaq, Secures $1.5 Million in Capital from Several Angel Investors

Dsdaq, a Fintech firm established in October 2019, has secured $1.5 million in funding from several angel investors including Efftronics Asia, a Hong Kong-based family investment office, and Draper Dragon, a Silicon Valley-based VC firm. Jiaxuan (Leah) Li, CMO at Dsdaq, stated: “Dsdaq is dedicated… Read More

Huobi Derivatives Markets Introduces Crypto-based Perpetual Swaps to Help Investors Hedge Against Risk and Access Arbitrage Opportunities

Huobi derivatives markets (DM), a trading platform that supports cryptocurrency futures and perpetual contracts, has introduced perpetual swaps, which are a new type of derivative product that allows users to better hedge risk and access leveraged arbitrage opportunities during volatile or unstable market conditions. As… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance to Delist All 25 of its FTX Leveraged Digital Tokens

Leading digital asset exchange Binance will be delisting all 25 of its FTX leveraged cryptocurrency tokens. The exchange operator wrote in a company blog post published on March 28, 2020: “Due to lack of understanding of how leveraged tokens work by many of our users,… Read More

Brave, the Developer of a Blockchain-based Privacy Browser, Partners Binance to Enable Crypto Trading During Web Surfing

Brave, the developer of a blockchain-powered Internet browser, has teamed up with leading crypto exchange Binance, in order to allow users to trade digital assets through its newly designed tab page. The Brave browser is an open-source project that’s based on Chromium, which is also… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitfinex Introduces New Surveillance Tool, Shimmer, to Combat Crypto Market Abuse

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex has introduced a new surveillance tool, called “Shimmer,” reportedly in order to combat cryptocurrency market manipulation and other types of abuse. The tool will also help promote “orderly trading” on the exchange, according to the company. Bitfinex has been the target… Read More

Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Becomes First P2P Crypto Trading Platform to Work with Chainalysis to Enhance Compliance Processes

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analytics and security company, has teamed up with Paxful, a major peer-to-peer (P2P) digital asset exchange. The partnership involves Chainalysis helping  Paxful with enhancing its compliance and KYC processes. Paxful will reportedly be using Chainalysis’ know your transaction (KYT) and “reactor”… Read More

Singapore-based Crypto Exchange Phemex Is Offering Proprietary Perpetual Contracts Pegged on Gold and Settled in Nominal USD

Singapore-headquartered digital asset exchange Phemex announced on March 17, 2020, that it will be offering a proprietary perpetual contract, which is reportedly pegged on gold and settled in nominal US dollars. According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Each contract is worth 0.001… Read More

Banco Sella, an Italian Bank, Introduces Bitcoin Trading to Over 1 Million Users During Coronavirus Lockdown

Cryptocurrency adoption is steadily increasing and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic appears to have motivated or influenced Italy’s Banco Sella to introduce a Bitcoin (BTC) trading service. The BTC trading may be performed through Banco Sella’s Hype exchange platform, with the bank serving as a trusted… Read More

Digital Assets Derivatives Exchange Huobi Introduces “Partial Liquidation” Feature to Limit Huge Losses During Extreme Crypto Market Price Fluctuations

Huobi, a crypto firm with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, and the US, announced that its digital asset derivatives exchange platform, Huobi DM, will introduce a “partial liquidation” feature that will help limit significant losses resulting from trading during extremely volatile market conditions…. Read More

US-based CoinZoom, a FinCEN Regulated Digital Asset Exchange, Officially Launches Crypto Trading Platform and Company Visa Card

US-based CoinZoom, a regulated digital asset exchange, has announced the official launch of its crypto trading platform and its company Visa card. Users will now be able to purchase, sell, and spend a wide range of cryptocurrencies via CoinZoom’s exchange platform. According to a press… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Binance Introduces P2P Crypto Trading Options with Five Major Latin American Fiat Currencies

Digital asset exchange Binance has introduced peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading options which support five major Latin American fiat currencies. Traders that use Binance’s P2P exchange will be able to purchase and sell digital currencies directly with the Argentine peso (ARS), Brazilian real (BRL), Colombian peso… Read More

Binance to Offer Crypto to Fiat Gateways in South Africa, Will Donate $1 Million to Support Blockchain-focused Education Programs

Zhao Changpeng

Changpeng Zhao, CEO at Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has revealed that the firm will introduce a fiat gateway for South African digital asset traders, which will allow them to make deposits in Rands. The announcement was made during the… Read More

Jack Dorsey’s Payments Firm Square Releases Q4 2019 Earnings Report, Reveals Record-Breaking Quarter for Bitcoin Transactions

San Francisco-based Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ), a payment and mobile financial service provider, has released its Q4 2019 earnings report, which notably highlights a record-breaking quarter for Bitcoin (BTC)-related transactions. Square’s management revealed that the company handled over $178 million in BTC purchase volumes during the… Read More

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