Tag: kraken

  • Bloomberg
    Industry

    Kraken Claims Bloomberg is Manipulating Bitcoin Futures Market

    Crypto exchange Kraken has responded to a recent article by Bloomberg that argues Tether (USDT) is being manipulated on their exchange. Kraken took a dig at the article’s complex headline and insinuated that the article was written to have an effect on the price of futures trading. Kraken...

    tim copeland | July 2, 2018 | 7:30 am
  • Cryptocurrency
    Industry

    Two of Russia’s Largest Banks to Offer Crypto Trading in Six Top Coins

    Two of Russia’s largest banks, Alfa Bank and Sberbank, will soon be offering clients access to cryptocurrency portfolios that will permit the trading of six popular coins on major exchanges Kraken and Bitstamp. Crypto Trading Portfolio Alfa Bank is the largest private bank in Russia, while Sberbank is state-owned...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 19, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • KYC
    Industry

    Two Thirds of US, EU Crypto Exchanges Fail to Verify Customer Identities

    Analyst P.A.ID Strategies has revealed the results of research into the on-boarding practices of cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges across the U.S. and Europe, research that focused on which of these crypto service providers are using Know Your Customer (KYC) checks when on-boarding customers. These companies might have to change...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 6, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • 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...

    tim copeland | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Kraken, ShapeShift CEO Condemn New York For Unfair Cryptocurrency Business Treatment

    The New York Attorney General office launched a fact-finding inquiry to discover how the cryptocurrency exchanges work and what they’re doing to fight bots, money laundering, and market manipulation. Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift, and Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, denounce the “questionnaire” as hostile to cryptocurrencies and business, in general. Kraken CEO Slams New York Attorney General...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 19, 2018 | 11:06 am
  • 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
  • Bitcoin

    Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges Halve Bitcoin Withdrawal Fees Due to SegWit

    Some of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the global market including Binance and Kraken have halved bitcoin withdrawal fees due to the rising adoption of scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit). SegWit Adoption Last week, Coinbase, a major bitcoin brokerage and wallet platform with over...

    Joseph Young | March 2, 2018 | 8:53 am
  • Kraken
    Altcoins

    Kraken Reinstates Currency Pairs and Advanced Order Types

    Cryptocurrency exchanges are constantly evolving. Kraken, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading platforms, introduced some new big changes. Advanced orders and 10 different currency pairs have been added to the platform overnight. Advanced Orders On Kraken Kraken has been working hard to improve its overall user experience....

    JP Buntinx | February 20, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • NewsBTC Kraken Fee
    Bitcoin

    Kraken Lowers Withdrawal Fee To 0.001 BTC due to Community Outage

    It did not take long for the Kraken exchange to lower its Bitcoin withdrawal fees. Charging US$7 or more per transfer is way too expensive. After a lot of community backlash, the fee has now been cut in half. It is possible this number will decrease further before...

    JP Buntinx | June 10, 2017 | 11:00 pm

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