Category: Exchanges

More than 32,000 bitcoin or about $335M has been withdrawn from BitMEX after the US government charges its owners

More than 32,000 bitcoin or about $335M has been withdrawn from BitMEX after the US government charges its owners

More than 32,000 bitcoin, currently worth about $335 million, has been withdrawn from BitMEX in less than 24 hours after the U.S. government filed charges against the crypto derivatives exchange’s owners. The withdrawal figure was revealed by Philip Gradwell, chief economist at blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis, on Friday at around 430 AM EST. Gradwell said […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator Diginex Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator Diginex Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Cryptocurrency exchange operator Diginex has announced the start of its listing and trading on Nasdaq.Digital assets financial services company Diginex Limited announced on Thursday that it has completed a business transaction with 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp., a Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company, which allows it to list and trade on Nasdaq. The company details: Diginex […]

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Canadian Firm 3iQ’s Bitcoin Fund Listed on Gibraltar Stock Exchange

Canadian Firm 3iQ’s Bitcoin Fund Listed on Gibraltar Stock Exchange

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange said Tuesday that it listed a new bitcoin fund belonging to 3iQ Corp, a Canadian investment fund manager that focuses on new technologies and crypto assets.The announcement follows GSX Group’s recent launch of what it calls the Grid, “a venue to create and deploy debt securities, funds, and equities as ‘smart […]

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A blog post by Coinbase’s CEO has raised a fury. Will it affect a potential IPO?

A blog post by Coinbase’s CEO has raised a fury. Will it affect a potential IPO?

Coinbase chief executive Brian Armstrong’s doctrine on corporate activism may have ruffled feathers but it likely won’t impede the firm’s public market debut, according to several professionals in the initial public offering market.  In a blog post released Sunday, Armstrong explained his view that activism and politics should be kept out of the halls of […]

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Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

The decentralized exchange (dex) built on Ethereum, Uniswap has accumulated a whopping $2 billion in total value locked (TVL) this week. Tuesday’s data shows out of all the decentralized finance (defi) application’s Uniswap dominates the $11 billion landscape by over 18%.Just recently, the defi space has touched a few new milestones as the ecosystem’s TVL […]

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An analysis of cryptocurrency exchange growth in niche markets

An analysis of cryptocurrency exchange growth in niche markets

Quick Take High entry barrier and high growth markets in Latin America, Africa and Asia could be the next big contributors to global cryptocurrency exchange growth. Many of the featured exchanges act as a first ever touching point with modern financial applications for a large part of currently still unbanked populations. This research piece is […]

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Gemini now supports ‘shielded’ Zcash withdrawals for added privacy

Gemini now supports ‘shielded’ Zcash withdrawals for added privacy

Crypto exchange Gemini has added support for “shielded” Zcash (ZEC) withdrawals for an additional layer of financial privacy. Gemini said the move makes it the first regulated exchange to offer this feature. Gemini’s rival, Coinbase, does not yet support shielded ZEC withdrawals. ZEC addresses are of two types: “Transparent” that start with a “t,” and […]

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Bitfinex Offers $400 Million in Rewards to Get Back 120,000 Stolen Bitcoins

Bitfinex Offers $400 Million in Rewards to Get Back 120,000 Stolen Bitcoins

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is offering rewards of up to $400 million to the hackers who stole almost 120,000 bitcoins from its platform in 2016 as well as anyone putting it in touch with the hackers.Up to $400 Million Reward for the Recovery of Stolen BitcoinsBitfinex announced on Tuesday that it is offering up to $400 […]

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Crypto Derivatives Set New Records, ETH Futures Set All-Time Highs, CME Open Interest Spikes

Crypto Derivatives Set New Records, ETH Futures Set All-Time Highs, CME Open Interest Spikes

Digital currency derivatives have been on fire during the last two weeks as ethereum futures volumes touched an all-time high on Sunday. The popular derivatives trading platform Deribit saw 1.9 million ETH contracts traded and CME Group is now the third-largest exchange in terms of bitcoin futures open interest. Data shows that cryptocurrency futures and […]

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