Tagged: exchange

Binance Seeks to Boost Blockchain Education with New Academy

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in operation, has launched the Binance Academy to further education about crypto and blockchain. The service is said to provide “free resources to the next generation of blockchain enthusiasts.” The academy is an open-access platform that “will tackle… Read More

Inspection of Japan Crypto Exchanges Reveals Loose Business Practices

Onsite inspections of 16 licensed cryptocurrency exchanges and 7 with licenses pending in Japan has revealed generally loose business practices and controls, according to a report released last Friday by the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA). The inspections were conducted by the FSA in cooperation with… Read More

Crypto Exchange Island: Malta Lands Another Cryptocurrency Marketplace as ZB.com Relocates to Blockchain Friendly Nation

Perhaps #BlockchainIsland should be renamed #CryptoExchangeIsland. ZB.com has announced today that it will setup operations in Europe with the launch of a new exchange in Malta. ZB is opening up an office in St. Julian’s business center which has seen blockchain driven employment jump in… Read More

ICO Founder Claims Binance Crypto Exchange Asked $2.5 Million to List Token

The Twitterverse was aflutter over the past two days after the founder of a forked version of Ethereum called “Expanse” claimed the Binance crypto exchange asked him to pay 400 bitcoins (worth about $2.5 million) to list his crypto token there. Subsequent tweets by Franko… Read More

Trading Limits Boosted on Coinbase Just as Ethereum Classic Begins to Trade

Coinbase has announced that trading limits have been boosted. Starting immediately, users may trade cryptocurrency immediately after purchase without a necessary five day waiting period for funds to clear. “Most” users will see their daily trading limits increased to $25,000 – previously this was a… Read More

Modulus CEO Slams Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Decision to Clawback Failed Whale $416 Million Bitcoin Position

Last Friday, OKEx blogged about a failed whale that posted a huge long position on Bitcoin. The unnamed whale booked an order for 4,168,515 contracts. The Hong Kong digital asset exchange explained the predicament and ensuing action: “The client with user ID 2051247 initiated an… Read More

Malta based Crypto Exchange BitBay forms Partnership with Neufund

Neufund has inked another partnership agreement. This time the equity token offering platform has hooked up with Malta-based BitBay – said to be the third largest European cryptocurrency exchange in operation. Neufund continues to add secondary trading agreements and strategic partners to their growing blockchain… Read More

Brazilian Court Temporarily Restores One of Four Walltime Crypto Exchange Accounts Closed by Banks

Operators of the Walltime cryptocurrency exchange in Brazil have won a preliminary injunction forcing Caixa Economia Federal (bank) to restore Walltime’s access to its account, Portal Do Bitcoin reports. According to Walltime lawyer Graziela Brandão, Caixa Economia Federal shuttered the Walltime account without notice or… 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

Coinbase Clears Self of Insider Trading

An internal investigation into insider trading at Coinbase has determined that none took place, Fortune reports. Coinbase, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, came under scrutiny last December when the price of Bitcoin Cash jumped only hours before the coin debuted on the exchange…. Read More

Sovren Seeks to Become First UK Regulated Digital Asset Exchange, Plans Initial Coin Offering

UK based Sovren says it will launch the first digital asset exchange to be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and accessible to institutional investors. The creation of two ex-bankers, Sovren has also announced an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) planned for Q3 this year…. Read More

Russian Accused of Laundering Bitcoin Proceeds of Crime to Be Extradited from Greece to France

Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national accused by the US government of laundering $4 billion dollars of cryptocurrency proceeds of crime will be extradited from Greece to France to face charges there, CNN Greece reports. An unsealed US government indictment charges Vinnik with 21 counts of… Read More

Coinbase is Looking to Add More Crypto to its Marketplace

Coinbase, a marketplace for cryptocurrency, is “exploring” the addition of more digital coins. Specifically, Cardano (ADA) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Stellar Lumens (XLM) Zcash (ZEC) 0x (ZRX) Coinbase has never been shy about its intent to become the one cryptocurrency exchange to rule them all… Read More

Binance Invests in Malta based Founders Bank, Plans Equity Token Offering on Neufund Under German Law. Will Partner with “Major Stock Exchange”

Binance, one of largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has announced an investment in Founders Bank based in Malta. Several months back, Binance famously migrated operations from Asia to Malta – an important coup for the “blockchain island.” Malta has enacted legislation designed to encourage blockchain… Read More

Huobi Partner HBUS Begins Trading Cryptocurrencies for US Residents Today

HUBUS, partner of global digital asset exchange Huobi – one of the largest in the world, begins trading for US residents today (July 10, 2018). HBUS is a separate legal entity from Huobi Group, with its own leadership. HUBUS officially goes live at 10AM PT… Read More

Small Chinese Cryptocurrency Exchange Clogs Ethereum Network in Coin Voting Stunt

Users of a little-known Chinese cryptocurrency exchange called FCoin managed to clog the Ethereum network last week when they gamed a voting process on the exchange. FCoin ran a promotional scheme last week whereby they told users to vote for cryptocoins they wanted listed on… Read More

Israeli Tax Authority Collects Info from Crypto Trading Platform Bits of Gold. Expect More to Follow

As has been widely reported, the Israeli Tax Authority has conducted an audit at the offices of Bits of Gold, a Bitcoin and Ethereum exchange. Bits of Gold also transacts in alt coins in an OTC fashion. The Israeli Ministry of Finance gave Bits of… Read More

Crypto Exchange and Huobi Partner HBUS Begins Accepting New US Registrations

HBUS, a cryptocurrency exchange that is a partner of Huobi – one of the largest crypto exchanges around having trasded $50 billion plus, has announced that most US residents may start registering for its services. There remain several states where HBUS is not offering trading… Read More

Trade.io Announces Launch Date of Customizable Crypto Exchange

trade.io, a next-generation financial institution based on blockchain technology, announced on Friday it will officially launch its self-titled crypto exchange on July 17th. The company reported that this announcement comes after months of anticipation across the crypto world where they have eagerly prepared for the… Read More

Bitfinex’s Chief Strategy Officer Walks

Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter didn’t say much when he quit last week, but the move may be yet another indication that all is not well at the controversy-dogged crypto exchange. Potter may have referred to the exchange’s recent relocation to the Virgin Islands… Read More