Tagged: crypto trading

Ethereum (ETH) Surges to Year-to-Date High of $500+, but Eth 2.0 Upgrade Experiences Challenges: Report

The Ethereum (ETH) price is up around 25% during the month of November 2020. ETH, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, is trading at a little over $500 at the time of writing. During this past week, Ethereum managed to reach a… Read More

Former Tencent Exec and Huobi Co-Founder Du Jun Returns, Says Crypto Exchange Remains Focused on Compliance

After a three-year leave, co-founder Du Jun has returned to Huobi, a leading cryptocurrency exchange that reported $877.88 billion in trading volume during H1 2020. Jun had left Tencent and founded Huobi with Leon Li back in 2013. But then a few years later in… Read More

Bitcoin Enters “Rarified Air,” Now Trading Above $10K for 114 Days, Historical Indicators May No Longer Matter as BTC May Set New Highs: Report

US-based crypto exchange Kraken recently published its Bitcoin volatility report covering the month of October 2020. Kraken Intelligence, which is the exchange’s team of in-house research professionals, has noted that each month, they take an extensive look into the fundamental and technical factors that impact… Read More

Crypto Market Reaches Highest Valuation Since May 2018, As Bitcoin Hit 35-Month High of $16,400: Report

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, says it hasn’t seen Bitcoin (BTC) this “expensive” since December 2017. The leading blockchain firm along with the rest of the crypto industry is now wondering whether Bitcoin will be setting another all-time high (after trading for nearly… Read More

CoinList to Add Trading Support for DeFi Token Compound (COMP) and Celo Dollars (cUSD)

CoinList, a top primary digital asset issuance platform, has announced that it will be listing Compound (COMP) and Celo Dollars (cUSD). The CoinList team stated that their customers are always asking them to add support for new high-quality digital assets. That’s why CoinList decided to… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Confirms it will Support Upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hard Fork

San Francisco-based crypto exchange OKCoin confirmed that it will be supporting the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork (backwards incompatible upgrade) which will take place on November 15, 2020. The OKCoin team noted that they’ll provide an airdrop of the minority chain’s asset. Hard forks of… Read More

Binance Australia Adds AUD Deposits via PayID/Osko to the Exchange’s App

Binance Australia recently added Australian Dollar (AUD) deposits through PayID/Osko to the Binance app. Customers in Australia are now able to make deposits in AUD without having to pay any fees. These transactions can be processed through PayID (directly from customers’ Australian bank accounts).  As… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Surged 14% in Past Week, but On-Chain Trends are “Bearish” in “Extremely Short-Term”: Report

As Bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $14,000 mark, the “institutional wave” continues and the global financial markets experience uncertainty around US fiscal stimulus, according to a report from OKCoin. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange notes that Bitcoin price has surged during the past week as “a… Read More

More Use Cases Outside of Finance Will Make Crypto Industry “Really Take Off,” OKCoin CEO Says

Hong Fang, CEO at San Francisco-based OKCoin, a regulated cryptocurrency exchange, says she first heard about Bitcoin (BTC) in 2012. But it wasn’t until 2016 that she began to realize Bitcoin’s potential as a globally accessible medium of exchange or store of value. Hong noted… Read More

Non-Custodial Crypto Exchange Block DX Says it has “No Competiton” because it Doesn’t Require KYC, Sign Ups, or Deposits

The developers of Block DX, a cross-chain “decentralized” or non-custodial crypto-asset exchange powered by the Blocknet protocol, claim that their trading platform doesn’t require users to log into any system. They also mention that there aren’t any know-your-customer (KYC) checks that need to be completed… Read More

Coinbase Reveals that it Received Over 1,900 Requests for Customer Information from Law Enforcement During H1 2020

Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase, says that trust is built through “transparency and honesty.” Grewal, the former VP and Deputy General Counsel at Facebook, writes in a blog post that as Coinbase continues its journey toward becoming the “most trusted” venue for traders… Read More

Coinbase Pro will be Adding Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) as New Crypto Trading Option

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase is launching Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) on Coinbase Pro, the digital asset trading platform for professional traders. WBTC trading will not be available to Coinbase.com users or via other mobile app platforms (for now at least). As confirmed by the exchange,… Read More

Ray Youssef: CEO at P2P Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange Paxful Says Platform Aims to Onboard 2 Million Users by End of 2020

We recently connected with Ray Youssef, the CEO at Paxful, a leading peer to peer Bitcoin exchange, which reported a 274% increase in new registrations in Turkey, during the past year, on its platform. There was also an average of $65,000+ in monthly trade volume… Read More

US Dollar has been Key Driver of Solid Bitcoin (BTC) Performance in 2020, According to Binance

  Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, notes that cryptocurrency markets took a major hit in September 2020 as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) recorded their first down month since June of this year. Binance also mentioned in its monthly report that despite the… Read More

Regulated Crypto Exchange OKCoin Launches Business Offices in Singapore to Cater to Customers in Asia, Oceania

Crypto exchange OKCoin, which claims that its trading services are regulated, has announced the launch of its business office in Singapore. The fiat-focused digital asset exchange aims to serve as the Southeast Asia hub catering to clients based in Asia and Oceania. According to a… Read More

Switzerland’s SMART VALOR, a Regulated Digital Asset Exchange, to Run Automated Price Reserve for its Token on Kyber Network

SMART VALOR, a Switzerland based regulated digital asset exchange, will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the VALOR token on the Kyber Network, which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges. The VALOR token will be… Read More

Binance Now Hosting $128 Million worth of Stablecoins on its Liquid Swap Platform

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has confirmed that it’s been a month since it launched Binance Liquid Swap. The exchange also revealed that the platform is now hosting over $128 million worth of stablecoins, as of October 3, 2020. The Binance team further… Read More

Coinbase Enables Real-Time Card Withdrawals via Visa Direct Capability for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Other Digital Assets

Eddie Lo, Product Manager at US-based crypto exchange Coinbase, notes that one of the “defining characteristics” of digital currencies is that they can be “transacted instantly, anywhere, anytime.” Although this might not be true given the relatively high Bitcoin and Ethereum transaction fees and relatively slow… Read More

Coinbase Pro Adds Trading Support for Balancer (BAL) and Ren (REN) Tokens

US-based crypto exchange Coinbase will be allowing Coinbase Pro users to trade Balancer (BAL) and Ren (REN) tokens. The exchange confirmed: “Today October 1, 2020, transfer BAL and REN into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading. Support for BAL and REN will be available… Read More

Coinbase Users May Earn 5% APY in Certain Jurisdictions by Staking Cosmos (ATOM) Tokens via Platform

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has introduced Cosmos (ATOM) staking rewards. The leading digital currency trading platform announced on September 29, 2020 that it will be allowing certain eligible customers to “easily start earning 5% APY” on their Cosmos (ATOM) held on Coinbase. The Coinbase… Read More

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