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Huobi Cryptocurrency Exchange’s US Partner Platform Shutting Down

HBUS, a compliant US-based crypto trading platform formed in partnership with popular China-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, has announced it is closing its doors. Huobi announced the plans in a tweet titled “HBUS Cease to Operate”: “We regret to inform you that HBUS will need to… Read More

Huobi Crypto Exchange Hosting China Government-Sanctioned Blockchain Event

Huobi, one of a few cryptocurrency and online lending businesses in China to have survived a recent “rectification” spree, will be hosting an International Cooperation Forum on Digital Economy and Blockchain on the island of Hainan December 5th and 6th. The “state-sanctioned event,” says Huobi,… Read More

Huobi Japan Receives $4.6 Million Investment from Tokyo’s Financial Products Group

Singapore-based crypto exchange Huobi’s Japan division has reportedly received nearly 500 million yen (appr. $4.6 million) in funding from a major Tokyo-listed firm focused on several areas including leasing, real estate, insurance brokerage and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). As noted in Huobi’s press release, the… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi Plans to Acquire Public Hong Kong Firm in $77 Million Deal

Digital asset exchange Huobi appears to be pursuing a reverse initial public offering (IPO), according to a document shared with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). Hong Kong-listed electronics firm Pantronics Holdings Limited, which was acquired by Huobi in August 2018, will be changing its… Read More

Huobi Plans Collaboration on Blockchain with University of Gibraltar

Huobi, an Asia based digital asset trading and management platform, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Gibraltar. According to a release, Huobi University has signed an MoU with Albert Isola MP, Gibraltar’s Minister for Commerce. A document was formally exchanged… Read More

Report: Tether Has Supplanted Bitcoin for Russia-China Commercial Remittances

An unnamed OTC trading desk in Moscow is selling up to $30 million USD in “tethers” per day to Chinese merchants sending proceeds home, Coindesk reports. Until 2018, the favoured currency for this type of transacting was reportedly Bitcoin, but Chinese merchants have lately started dumping… Read More

Crypto Marketplace Huobi Partners with Global Digital Finance to Establish Digital Asset Standards & Best Practices

Huobi, a crypto exchange and digital asset ecosystem, has partnered with Global Digital Finance (GDF) to help establish best practices and standards for the emerging digital asset marketplace. GDF launched in the UK in 2018 and claims a good number of digital asset focused members…. Read More

Huobi Receives Digital Asset Exchange License in Thailand

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has granted Huobi a digital asset trading license. This will be the 5th such license approved in Thailand. The license allows Huobi to trade in tokens and fiat. In May of 2018, Thailand announced that only compliant and approved platforms could… Read More

Japan Regulator Conducts Flash Inspections at Huobi and Zaif/Fisco Crypto Trading Facilities

The Japanese agency responsible for overseeing the country’s banking, insurance and securities sectors conducted flash on-site inspections last week at local offices of the Huobi cryptocurrency exchange and at the FISCO Virtual Currency Exchange (formerly Zaif), Reuters Japan reports. Regulators from the Financial Services Agency… Read More

Huobi Crypto Trading Platform Closes Australian Office

Citing, “poor market conditions” and “recent staff redundancies” at Huobi -and eight months after opening the office- the Huobi “cryptocurrency financial services group” has announced on Huobi Australia’s Twitter account that it will be closing all departments at Huobi Australia. Huobi is a top ten cryptocurrency trading… Read More

Huobi Now Offers Tether ERC20 Deposits & Withdrawal

Huobi Global is now offering deposit and withdrawal service for Tether (USDT) in both its Omni Protocol and ERC20 token form. Prior to today, Huobi only offered USDT linked to Bitcoin’s Omni layer. Bitcoin-based USDT and Ethereum-based USDT are considered two separate cryptocurrencies which run on different… Read More

Back Door to Legitimacy or Exit Move? Crypto Businesses Using Shortcuts to IPOs

According to Reuters, crypto-exchange software maker ANX International purchased a controlling stake in Hong Kong-listed marketing firm Branding China last year, and said that the company’s new status as a publicly-traded company granted clients, “additional confidence in knowing we are a credible company and here… Read More

Huobi Derivative Market Adds Litecoin to Trading Options

As expected, Huobi Derivative Market (Huobi DM)  has added Litecoin (LTC) to their crypto asset contract service. Traders will now be able to go long or short the crypto. Ripple is next on their list. Huobi is making a big push to become the largest… Read More

To Boost Trader Interest, Huobi Drops Fees for Institutions and High Volume Crypto Traders

Huobi Global has dropped their fees “in order to better serve the needs of institutional and professional traders.” As of yesterday, transaction fees are as low as 0.015% for “makers” and 0.025% for “takers” for very high volume transactions. Before the drop in fees, all… Read More

Huobi Derivative Market Reports Volume Surpassing $20 Billion

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Huobi Derivative Market (Huobi DM) reports that trading volume recently surpassed USD $20 billion. Huobi DM says that trading volume topped $10 billion during the first full month of operations. The company notes that trading growth comes at a time of slowing crypto activity. Huobi… Read More

Huobi Seeks to Challenge Entrenched US Digital Asset Marketplaces with HBUS Rebranding but No Plans for Security Tokens Now

US Marketplace HBUS Rebrands to Huobi Matching Asian Platform HBUS, the US strategic partner of digital asset platform Huobi Group, has rebranded its retail trading marketplace to Huobi thus matching the Asian platform. The flagship operation Huobi Global will continue to operate under the same… Read More

Huobi DM Says Trading Volume Topped $12 Billion in First Full Month

Huobi DM, Huobi Group’s new cryptocurrency contract trading service, is reporting cumulative trading volume topping $12 billion in its first full month of operation. According to Huobi, their contract trading service enables users to take long and short positions on Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and EOS (EOS),… Read More

Crypto Mining Giant Bitmain and Crypto Exchange Huobi Confirm Layoffs

Bitmain, the world’s largest manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining hardware and largest operator of crypto mining pools, and Huobi, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency exchange, have both confirmed rumours they will be laying off employees, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports. The value of global crypto markets has declined by… Read More

Evolution: HBUS Digital Currency Exchange Kicks Off Ironic Outdoor Advertising Campaign

HBUS, the digital currency exchange that is a sister company to Huobi – one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, has launched an interesting promotional campaign that strives to highlight the fast-evolving securities markets with a jab towards Coinbase. As part of the campaign, HBUS… Read More

Huobi Crypto Exchange Lays Off Workers at Brazil Shop

The world’s 3rd largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Huobi, has laid off 6 of 10 workers at its location in Brazil, Portal do Bitcoin reports. The layoffs, though not the exact number, were confirmed by Huobi’s local CEO in Brazil, Frank Tao. Huobi, which… Read More

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