Category: Exchanges

Philippines Increasingly Crypto Friendly – A Look at Driving Forces

Philippines Growing More Crypto Friendly - A Look at Driving ForcesThere are many reasons why the Philippines is becoming increasingly crypto-friendly. Not only has its central bank registered more crypto exchanges recently, but the Securities and Exchange Commission has also been actively finalizing crypto guidelines. The country has an active crypto community, and one of its largest banks has engaged in multiple crypto projects. Also […]

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EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive Requires

EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive RequiresEurope is gradually tightening the rules for the crypto space. A wave of new regulations are introducing stricter requirements for companies operating in the industry and cryptocurrency users are going to feel the difference in the coming months. The measures stem from the obligation of member states to transpose EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) […]

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US Exchanges Race to Launch Regulated Physically-Delivered Bitcoin Futures

US Exchanges Race to Launch Regulated Physically-Delivered Bitcoin FuturesThe race to launch regulated physically-delivered bitcoin futures is back on for three US-regulated trading platforms after one of them hit a snag with the country’s derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Two other exchanges are racing to launch similar products this year. Also read: SEC Commissioner: US Could Draw Crypto Policy From These […]

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Bitcoin Cash 2-Year Anniversary: Celebrating Protocol Development and Achievements

Today Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans from all around the world will be celebrating the 2-year anniversary of the BCH network. The day is a great occasion to commemorate the dedicated BCH software engineers and the passionate community, alongside the number of achievements accomplished since August 1, 2017. Also Read: Btc.top CEO Highlights the Benefits and […]

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Blockchain.com Launches High Speed Crypto Exchange for Retail Traders

Cryptocurrency investors looking for a trading platform focused on high speed performance just got a brand new option, from a company they probably already know and trust. Popular wallet provider Blockchain.com is launching The Pit. Also Read: Blockchain.com Launches New Bitcoin Cash Block Explorer Institutional-Grade Platform for Retail Investors Blockchain.com, the well-known provider of cryptocurrency […]

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Thailand Approves 4 New Cryptocurrency Service Providers

Thailand Approves 4 New Cryptocurrency Service ProvidersThe Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has approved four new crypto business operators to legally operate in the country. In addition to licensing a new crypto exchange, the government has officially approved the country’s first three digital token portals. Meanwhile, new rules, conditions, and procedures have been introduced for digital asset businesses. Also read: G20 […]

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Georgia Exempts Bitcoin From VAT to Become the Next Country to Affirm Its Currency Status

Georgia Exempts Bitcoin From VAT to Become the Next Country Affirming Its Currency StatusCryptocurrency taxation is a subject that concerns a growing number of users, traders and investors. An area that creates a lot of confusion among taxpayers is the application of VAT, or the value-added tax most countries levy on the sales of goods and services. Georgia has become the latest nation to free crypto-fiat transactions from […]

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110 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Want to Launch in Japan – A Look at Recent Changes

110 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Want to Launch in Japan - A Look at Recent ChangesFollowing G20 meetings, where Japan led several discussions regarding crypto assets, the country’s top financial regulator told news.Bitcoin.com that 110 crypto exchanges are now interested in launching in Japan. The country recently passed a new cryptocurrency bill, and some approved crypto trading platforms have undergone changes. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets […]

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V20 Summit Concludes With Promises for Crypto Industry

V20 Summit Concludes With Promises for Crypto IndustryAs the G20 leaders’ summit came to a close, the nearby V20 summit concluded with a set of promises for the crypto industry in response to the global crypto standards set by the Financial Action Task Force. A group of national crypto associations aims to engage with government agencies and global policymakers to ensure the […]

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Bitcoin’s Big Price Drop Is the Latest in a Long History of Flash Crashes

Bitcoin's Big Price Drop Reminds Traders of the Long History of Flash CrashesOn Wednesday, June 26, the price of BTC came close to reaching $14K. One hour later, it had dropped by close to 18%. Such events are known as a flash crash, a moment in time where a rapid-sell off happens and often times a few exchanges become inoperable. Over the last few years, especially when […]

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Koinex Exchange Shuts Down Ahead of Crypto Regulation

Koinex Exchange Shuts Down Ahead of Crypto RegulationAnother Indian crypto exchange has shut down permanently due to the banking restriction and regulatory delays. The exchange cites denials in payment services and a sharp decline in trading volume resulting from the recent news of a draft bill to ban cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official Confirms Koinex Shuts Down Indian […]

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Over 22,000 Traders Have Now Signed up to Local.Bitcoin.com

People from all over the world have opened accounts to trade bitcoin cash anonymously and without any KYC on Local.Bitcoin.com. Almost 1,000 BCH has already been exchanged privately through blind escrow via the new platform. Also Read: Namecheap Lets You Buy a Domain and Host Your Website With BCH Userbase on Local.Bitcoin.com Grows Rapidly Local.Bitcoin.com, […]

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Ledgerx Approved to Offer Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives to Retail Investors

Ledgerx Approved to Offer Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives to Retail InvestorsThe U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved Ledgerx to offer physically-settled bitcoin spot and derivatives trading, previously available only to institutional investors, to retail investors of any size. Ledgerx explained that its new platform will share the same order book as the current institutional offering so plenty of liquidity is expected from day one. […]

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48 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Now Approved in the Philippines

48 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Now Approved in the PhilippinesThe number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges has been growing in the Philippines. In addition to 11 operators registered by the central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, there are 37 other crypto exchange operators licensed by the government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Also read: FATF Releases Global Standards for Crypto Assets 11 Crypto Exchanges Registered […]

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PR: Anxone Provides Multi-Layer Security For Crypto Storage

Anxone Provides Multi-Layer Security For Crypto StorageHacking is a front and center issue for digital asset exchanges. Especially given its worrying year-over-year increases, from US$152mn in 2016 to US$950mn in 2018. Our current year 2019 has already posted over US$1bn in lost assets due to hacking, which puts security as a paramount consideration for digital asset markets to continue growing and maturing.

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Competition Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Get Creative

Competition Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Get CreativeIn the last two years, a Cambrian explosion of cryptocurrency exchanges has given traders a plethora of options. This cornucopia of choice has not resulted in a corresponding increase in quality, however. Most of the platforms that emerged in 2018 have struggled to gain traction, with tier one exchanges increasing their market share and the […]

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Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries

Consumer Affairs Report Shows Crypto-Related Inquiries Spike in Japan by 70%Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) has released its 2019 report and noted a significant spike in inquiries concerning cryptocurrency related issues last year. The report details a 70% increase in 2018 in regard to consumer queries largely stemming from exchange issues. Moreover, over the last two quarters of 2019, the Japanese yen paired with various […]

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John McAfee’s New Trading Platform Aims to Give Traders a Magical Experience

On June 11, following his latest tirade on social media, John McAfee announced the launch of his new cryptocurrency trading platform called McAfee Magic. The project allows for manual and automated crypto trading across a variety of digital asset exchanges all displayed in one user interface. According to the website, the service is the second […]

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Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-to-Yen Markets and Margin TradingBack in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin […]

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Malaysia Begins Approving Crypto Exchange Registrations

Malaysia Begins Approving Cryptocurrency Exchange RegistrationsMalaysia’s securities commission has begun registering cryptocurrency exchanges after it started regulating the crypto space earlier this year. The first three crypto trading platform operators have been conditionally approved and given nine months to comply with registration requirements. Meanwhile, 19 crypto exchanges have been told to cease operations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto […]

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Cryptopia Suits Gather Steam as Another Failed Exchange Is Bound for Court

Cryptopia Suits Gather Steam as Another Failed Exchange Is Bound for CourtWhen cryptocurrency exchanges fail, a seismic shock shudders through the cryptosphere. With thousands of users, from traders to companies, left out of pocket, litigation is inevitable in a bid to claw back some of the losses. Cryptopia is the latest in a long line of exchanges to face a litany of lawsuits from anguished creditors. […]

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Localbitcoins Removes In-Person Cash Trades Forcing Traders to Look Elsewhere

Localbitcoins Removes In Person Cash Trades Forcing Traders to Look for AlternativesOn June 1, cryptocurrency enthusiasts were shocked to hear that the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins has ceased offering in-person cash trades. According to a few users, all pending fiat trades have been canceled, leaving local traders who prefer cash high and dry and forced to seek other avenues. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Gathers […]

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Choose Where to Buy Cryptocurrencies Using Exchangify

Choose Where to Buy Cryptocurrencies Using ExchangifyPurchasing cryptocurrencies often involves using the services of a digital asset exchange. Such trading platforms typically differ in terms of features, listed coins and supported fiat currencies. Exchangify.io is a website that can help you find the best option in your region. Also read: Cryptocurrencyalerting.com Will Notify You of Price Movements Website Selects Exchanges According […]

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Cryptocurrencyalerting.com Will Notify You of Price Movements

Cryptocurrencyalerting.com Will Notify You of Price MovementsWith volatility returning to cryptocurrency markets, being regularly updated about price changes is important if you want to be a successful trader. To take advantage of market movements, you need timely alerts and a website called Cryptocurrencyalerting.com can help you get them through various channels. Also read: Share Bitcoin Cash Related Shortlinks Using BCH.gg Website […]

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