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Mastercard Makes it Easier to Acquire Cryptocurrencies

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) has launched Crypto Secure, which is described as “a first-of-its kind technology solution designed to bring additional security and trust to the digital ecosystem.” Crypto Secure “combines insights and technology from CipherTrace with proprietary information to help card issuers stay compliant with… Read More

Australia: Banking Institutions Asked to Serve Legit Fintech, Crypto, Remittance Firms

The government in Australia has noted that it would be issuing a formal response to a report advising banking institutions in the country of their duty to keep offering banking services to Fintechs, virtual currency trading platforms as well as remittance service providers. This, after… Read More

MEXC Introduces $20M Ecosystem Fund Supporting Rollups on Bitcoin

MEXC, a global digital asset trading platform, has entered into a partnership to support the launch of “a rollup solution that is secured by the Bitcoin network.” Rollux OPv1 is Syscoin’s first in “a series of planned rollup implementations secured by Bitcoin’s own PoW network.”… Read More

DBS Introduces Crypto Trading Function for Accredited Wealth Clients

DBS (SGX:D05) recently announced that it has rolled out self-directed crypto trading via DBS digibank, enabling wealth clients who are accredited investors “to trade cryptocurrencies on DDEx at their convenience.” This latest move “provides more seamless and hassle-free access to DDEx, one of the world’s… Read More

Revolut Expands Crypto Offering, Launches Support for 29 Digital Tokens

Revolut, the global financial super app with more than 20 million customers worldwide,  announced that it has “expanded its crypto offering to launch 29 new tokens for US* users, via a new partnership with Apex Crypto.” Customers can now “buy and sell a total of… Read More

OKX Introduces OKX Lite to Make Crypto Trading, Earning More Accessible

OKX, which claims to be the world’s “second-largest” cryptocurrency exchange, announced the launch of OKX Lite, a simplified version of its trading app that “makes it easy for users to buy, sell, swap and put their crypto to work.” With a more streamlined look and… Read More

Binance Obtains MVP License from Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority

Binance, the global blockchain services provider, has received the Minimal Viable Product (MVP) license from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA), following the issuance of its provisional license in March 2022. The MVP license “means that Binance can offer an approved range of virtual asset-related… Read More

Ethereum Fork: Kraken Supports EthereumPoW (ETHW) Trading, Token Distribution

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their platform now supports EthereumPoW (ETHW). As mentioned in an update posted on September 16 by Kraken, ETHW trading “is live and the ETHW token has been distributed to eligible clients.” A further announcement will be… Read More

Serhii Zhdanov: CEO at EXMO Discusses the Importance of Compliance, Regulation in Cryptocurrency Markets

We recently connected with Serhii Zhdanov, CEO at EXMO, a compliant cryptocurrency exchange, registered in the Republic of Lithuania as a “provider of activities of a virtual currency exchange operator and a deposit virtual currency operator” that promotes itself as making investing in crypto easy… Read More

Stablecoins: Gemini Announces Support for Binance USD (BUSD)

The team at digital asset firm Gemini notes that they’re pleased to announce support for Binance USD (BUSD). BUSD is now “available for deposits and custody on Gemini.” Trading for BUSD will follow, “opening first on [their] API/FIX and ActiveTrader applications for the USD trading… Read More

​Former DigitalX CEO Leigh Travers Joins Binance Australia as CEO

Binance Australia, the fiat-to-crypto platform for trading cryptocurrencies in Australian Dollars(AUD), announced the appointment of Leigh Travers, former DigitalX CEO and Director, as Chief Executive Officer. Travers has spent the last seven years “playing a pivotal role in building products and growing networks for DigitalX… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bybit Supports Fiat Deposits Across Europe with Fintech TrueLayer

TrueLayer, which claims to be one of Europe’s leading open banking platforms, announces its collaboration with Bybit, the “third-most visited” cryptocurrency exchange in the world. Bybit was established in 2018 as a crypto derivatives trading platform “where retail investors and traders could benefit from an… Read More

Crypto Trading Bans: When Do Ethics Rules Go Too Far?

Lately, there has been a flurry of ethics rules, advisory opinions, and proposed legislation to curtail government employees and their family members from freely trading cryptocurrencies. While the purpose of this clampdown is justifiable — eliminating conflicts of interest and insider trading — excessively limiting participation in something so… Read More

Coinbase Derivatives Exchange to Add Nano Ether Futures Contract

Boris Ilyevsky, Head of Coinbase Derivatives Exchange (at Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN)) notes that the platform will be launching a Nano Ether futures contract (ET) on August 29, 2022 as they continue “to build an accessible futures market for the retail trader.” Sized at 1/10th of an… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Adds Trading Support for ALPHA, BLZ, BOBA, Other Crypto Tokens

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports Alpha Venture DAO (ALPHA), Bluzelle (BLZ), Boba Network (BOBA), Celer Network (CELR), Nodle (NODL), Polkastarter (POLS), Marlin (POND), TrueFi (TRU) and Chain (XCN). Funding is now live, and trading was… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gate.io Group Is Offering OTC Block Trading Service in Dubai

Gate.io Group has announced the launch of its over-the-counter trading platform Gate OTC, which will “provide fully-licensed OTC crypto trading services catered to institutions and high-net-worth individuals.” Services are “offered in various countries around the world, supporting several mainstream cryptocurrencies.” The launch of Gate OTC… Read More

Binance Obtains Preliminary Regulatory Approval to Conduct Operations in Kazakhstan

Binance is pleased to announce that the firm has “received in-principle approval from the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) to operate a digital asset trading facility and provide custody in the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC).” In-principle approval from AFSA still “requires Binance to complete… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Now Supports Trading with Basilisk (BSX)

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that Basilisk (BSX) has begun trading on their platform. Clients can add BSX to their Kraken accounts “by navigating to Funding, selecting Basilisk, and then Deposit.” Trading with this token started on August 11, 2022. According to… Read More

Digital Asset Platform MEXC Global Introduces MX/USDT Perpetual Trading

MEXC Global, a digital asset and cryptocurrency trading platform based in Estonia, has introduced the MX/USDT perpetual trading pair and supports 1-20x buying power “for long and short two-way trades, and this will significantly contribute to expansion of MX Futures and bring the MEXC ecosystem… Read More

Binance.US to Delist AMP Token, After SEC Says It’s a Security

Binance.US supports “responsible” regulation of digital assets by state and federal officials and is “committed to transparency and consumer education,” explains the world’s largest crypto exchange. The statement arrived as the entire industry reviewed claims by the SEC that Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) had listed digital asset… Read More

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