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A U.K. Ban on Crypto Derivatives Will Hurt, Not Protect Investors

A U.K. Ban on Crypto Derivatives Will Hurt, Not Protect Investors

This week the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which regulates the country’s financial services, issued a ban on the sale of crypto derivatives and ETNs to retail investors.  While this may not seem particularly material to crypto asset markets overall – U.K. retail investors weren’t that much into crypto derivatives anyway, and the market hardly …

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Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil

Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil

The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) on Monday ordered cryptocurrency exchange Binance to immediately cease offering derivatives trading services in the country. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating …

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Bitcoin's Lightning 'play' with derivatives is a pitch far from perfect

Bitcoin’s Lightning ‘play’ with derivatives is a pitch far from perfect

The debates around Bitcoin’s Lighting Network have continued to make headlines, despite the fact that it has been years since these first emerged. The 2nd layer payments protocol on the Bitcoin blockchain is supposed to solve Bitcoin‘s scaling issues and enable more payments in a faster and reliable manner. However, it has been reported that …

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