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Chinese Crypto-mining Hardware Companies May Be Hit Hard By US Tariffs

New tariffs in the US that raise taxes on imports of crypto-mining machines from 2.6% to 27.6% may significantly impact revenues at Chinese companies like Bitmain, South China Morning News (SCMP) reports. The tariffs have come into place after American trade overseers in August reclassified, for… Read More

Hong Kong Securities Regulator Seeking Balanced Crypto Rules Says Chief

Properly regulating the cryptocurrency sector is a complex affair, says outgoing Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) chairperson Carlson Tong, but a complete ban is futile: “We do not think imposing a total ban on these platforms is necessarily the right approach, and it will… Read More

BitMEX Crypto Exchange Hires Former Compliance Head of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

BitMEX (Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange), a sophisticated cryptocurrency trading platform, has hired Angelina Kwan as its new Chief Operating Officer. Kwan was previously Managing Director and Head of Regulatory Compliance for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX). Kwan also spent eight years working at the Securities and… Read More

The Securities and Exchange Commission is Right on Bitcoin ETF

The SEC Rejects Bitcoin ETF Proposals. The SEC has rejected nine more Bitcoin ETF proposals, one of them from a fairly well-established ETF distributor, ProShares.  The ProShares filing was due for comments on Thursday, but the SEC promptly responded a day early, as well as… Read More

Bitmex CEO Sees Imminent Sell off of Altcoins, Predicts Ether Price Decline to Double Digits

The CEO of BitMEX, Arthur Hayes, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by reported volume, says delusions of grandeur fed by bullish crypto markets in 2017 are about to disperse, and massive, overdue sell off of altcoins and Ethereum could sink Ethereum’s price to double digits… Read More

BitMEX Launches New Derivative Products as Trading Platform Tops 1 Million Bitcoin Traded in a Day for 2nd Time

BitMEX (Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange), has announced two new crypto based trading products. ETHUSD perpetual swaps, and UPs and DOWNs, the company’s first call and put options. Just like more traditional securities  markets, derivative security products are quickly becoming ubiquitous. And why not? Derivatives can help with… Read More

BitMEX Claims to Top Record Amount of Bitcoin Traded in 24 Hours

Bitcoin is in a bit of a rally right now and BitMEX may be benefiting from the investor interest. According to a report from the cryptocurrency exchange, BitMEX has topped the record of Bitcoin trading during a 24 hour period. The company states that 1,041,748 BTC… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform Caspian Announces Partnership With Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange

Caspian, the full-stack crypto trading, portfolio and risk management platform for institutional and sophisticated investors, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with BitMEX (Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange) a bitcoin peer-to-peer trading platform, in order to further support and facilitate institutional investment’s move into crypto… Read More

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