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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

Crypto Trading Platform PrimeXBT Launches New Trading Platform “PrimeXBT Turbo”

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT recently announced the launch of its new trading platform, PrimeXBT Turbo, which is notably designed to offer up to 90 percent profit in just 30 seconds. According to PrimeXBT, the PrimeXBT Turbo platform is claimed to be a first for the… Read More

bitFlyer is Now Offering US Residents a Zero-Fee Option to Buy Bitcoin (BTC) with US Dollar

US residents now have another zero-fee option to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) using the US dollar. On January 30, 2020, Tokyo-headquartered digital asset exchange bitFlyer introduced its commission-free service for the BTC/USD trading pair to its US-based clients. bitFlyer’s zero-fee feature is currently only being offered… Read More

South Korea’s National Tax Service to Withhold $70 Million in Taxes from Leading Crypto Exchange Bithumb

The National Tax Service (NTS) of South Korea confirmed that it will be withholding taxes worth an estimated 80.3 billion Korean won (appr. $70 million) from Bithumb, the nation’s largest digital asset trading platform. Bithumb Holdings’ largest shareholder, Vidente, which operates Bithumb’s Korea division, confirmed… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform PrimeXBT Announces Launch of Telegram Bot for Traders

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT announced on Thursday the launch of its new Telegram bot, which is designed to provide traders with the up-to-the-minute market and position data. PrimeXBT claims that this is a first-of-its-kind tool among cryptocurrency exchanges. “PrimeXBT has become the first trading platform… Read More

New Bakkt All-Time Record: Over $20.3 Million in Bitcoin Futures Daily Trading Volume, 2728 Futures Contracts Traded

Bitcoin (BTC) futures daily trading volumes on crypto-asset platform Bakkt recorded another all-time high, according to data obtained from the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the trading desk’s parent company, which also owns the New York Stock Exchange. Over $20.3 million in Bitcoin futures contracts, or 2728… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bittrex Suspends Trading Services in Venezuela and 30 other Countries

Bittrex International, the Malta-based international division of the US-headquartered digital asset exchange Bittrex, will reportedly halt operations in Venezuela and 30 other nations. Bittrex’s management sent an email to its Venezuelan customers, noting that the exchange operator would suspend accounts and trading access to the… Read More

US Fintech Ripple Expands Operations into Iceland By Acquiring Crypto Trading Firm Algrim

San Francisco-based Fintech firm Ripple has acquired digital asset trading company Algrim. The acquisition has helped Ripple add six engineers, according to a September 30 blog post published on the company’s official website. The new team of engineers is expected to play a key role… Read More

Crypto Asset Trading Desk Altonomy Raises $7 Million Through Seed Financing Round Led By Polychain Capital

Altonomy, a U.S.-based trading desk and market maker for cryptocurrency assets, announced on Monday it secured $7 million through its seed financing round, which was led by Polychain Capital. Founded in 2018, Altonomy describes itself as a cryptocurrency trading, advisory, and asset management firm. The… Read More

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