Tag: exchange

  • kraken
    Blockchain

    Kraken Donates $1 million to Coin Center, Backing Blockchain Research

    Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken donated $1 million to Coin Center and pledged they will match donations made up to $1 million. After slamming a fact-finding inquest into crypto-exchanges, this shows their support for research designed to help regulators. Kraken Backs Blockchain Think Tank Executive Director of Coin Center, Jerry...

    timcopeland | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency
    Industry

    Peter Thiel-Backed Tagomi to Bring Expertise to the Online Cryptocurrency Market

    In a step towards mainstream adoption, Peter Thiel’s venture-capital firm is backing a startup that intends to bring Wall Street electronic-trading expertise to the cryptocurrency market. Thiel’s firm, San Francisco-based Founders Fund, is one of the investors behind the early-stage startup, called Tagomi Systems Inc., according to people...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 1, 2018 | 8:25 pm
  • Exchange
    Industry

    Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Association Aims to Restore Public Confidence

    Yesterday, the 16 cryptocurrency exchanges currently registered with Japan’s financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), announced the launch of the Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Association (JCEA), according to a Japanese media outlet. The self-regulatory body, chaired by Taizen Okuyama, president and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Money Partners, aims...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 24, 2018 | 7:25 pm
  • london
    Industry

    Crypto Exchange Huobi Expands Beyond Asia and Looks to London

    Huobi, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in China, is set to expand its business outside of Asia. The company, who is headquartered in Singapore and has recently opened a subsidiary in South Korea, has announced a plan to set up an office in London. Huobi Exchange Plans...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 18, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • Attorney General
    Industry

    New York’s Attorney General Requests Information on the Operations of 13 Cryptocurrency Exchanges

    New York State’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is requesting information from 13 cryptocurrency exchanges in attempts to improve transparency and accountability and help protect digital currency investors. The initiative is meant to complement a first-in-the-nation licensing protocol established by New York State’s Department of Financial Services...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 17, 2018 | 6:55 pm
  • Industry

    Kraken to Suspend Trading in Japan due to Rising Costs and Low Volume

    Japan is a very important country to cryptocurrency companies. With its open-minded regulation and positive approach to cryptocurrencies, there are a lot of benefits to this region. Surprisingly, the Kraken trading platform is ceasing its service in Japan very soon. This sudden decision is the direct result of...

    JP Buntinx | April 17, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • rbi
    Industry

    Indian Crypto Traders Seeking Alternatives Following RBI Crackdown

    Bitcoin case study: Aniket Patel is an Indian teenager and cryptocurrency investor who is still working on his school exams. Despite this, Patel spends more time checking the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) website than scouting for exam results. This is because Patel considers himself a long term...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 16, 2018 | 3:00 am
  • Crypto

    Bittrex Signups Reopen as Company Increases Focus on Corporate Sector

    Cryptocurrency exchanges remain incredibly popular as of right now. Despite falling Bitcoin and altcoin prices, the demand for cryptocurrency isn’t slowing down. Bittrex, a very popular trading platform, recently reopened the platform for new user registrations. A very positive decision after a lengthy period of not accepting new...

    JP Buntinx | April 11, 2018 | 7:15 am
  • coincheck
    Industry

    In More Good News out of Japan, Monex Confirms Acquisition of Coincheck

    Money Group sees 10-year high share prices today after the brokerage announced that it would be paying ¥3.6bn ($33.5m) for Coincheck, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that deals primarily in Bitcoin. Confirmation of the Monex acquisition of Coincheck, which has been discussed and hinted at through the week, saw Monex shares...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 6, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • ripple
    Industry

    Ripple Struggles to Get Listed on U.S. Exchanges as Regulators Determine What Coins Are Deemed Securities

    XRP is marketed as a valuable link between the world of traditional banking and digital currencies, supposedly designed to revolutionize how banks move cash across borders, making transactions faster and cheaper. Despite this, Ripple is struggling to get listed on two major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchanges, Gemini and Coinbase. According to people...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 4, 2018 | 8:30 pm

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