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Crypto exchange Huobi to cease all mainland China user accounts

Crypto exchange Huobi to cease all mainland China user accounts

Huobi Global, one of the major crypto exchanges that cater to mainland China customers, has said it will suspend all China-based user accounts later this year. The exchange said in an announcement on Sunday that it has already discontinued account registration for new users in mainland China, effective on Friday, shortly after the People’s Bank …

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Trade crypto derivatives with Delta Exchange

Trade crypto derivatives with Delta Exchange

Delta Exchange is arguably one of the finest exchanges for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Stellar Lumen, and other leading cryptocurrencies with leverage. It provides narrow spreads and strong liquidity on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for margin crypto trading. Delta is committed to making crypto derivatives accessible to both novice and experienced traders. Delta offers crypto …

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Brian Brooks resigns as CEO of crypto exchange BinanceUS

Brian Brooks resigns as CEO of crypto exchange BinanceUS

Brian Brooks, the former head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency who became chief executive officer of BinanceUS this spring, has resigned. Brooks announced his move in a tweet Friday afternoon. He pointed to “differences over strategic direction” but did not elaborate. He began his role at the U.S.-based firm on May …

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SEC issues no-action letter in response to digital asset securities questions

SEC fines ICO rating website for taking money from issuers in exchange for better reviews

On July 14, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unveiled settled charges against UK-based Coinschedule.  Accessible in the U.S. from 2016 to August 2019, Coinschedule was a platform that reviewed upcoming initial coin offerings, providing seemingly objective perspective as to which ICOs were more or less scammy.  Per the SEC’s order: “The platform claimed to …

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Crypto exchange Bithumb bans employees from trading on its platform

Crypto exchange Bithumb bans employees from trading on its platform

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has banned its employees from trading on its own platform. Announcing the news on Friday, Bithumb said the move is to enhance transparency over crypto transactions, but an upcoming law in Korea mandates local crypto exchanges must prohibit employees from trading on their own platforms. The law becomes effective September …

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SoftBank invests $200 million in Brazilian crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin

SoftBank invests $200 million in Brazilian crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin

The SoftBank Latin America Fund has invested $200 million in the parent company of Mercado Bitcoin, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the region. The fundraise values Mercado Bitcoin’s parent company 2TM Group at $2.1 billion, placing it among Latin America’s unicorns – privately held startups with valuations north of $1 billion. The Series …

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Crypto exchange Binance says it will no longer serve Ontario users

Crypto exchange Binance says it will no longer serve Ontario users

Crypto exchange operator Binance is exiting the Canadian province of Ontario amid a regulatory crackdown there. Binance announced Friday that all Ontario-based users must close out all active positions by December 31, 2021. The Ontario Securities Commission has begun taking legal action against unregistered crypto exchanges in recent weeks, including against Bybit, Poloniex, and Kucoin. …

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Dell-owned VMware launches blockchain platform for enterprises

Exchange volumes surpassed $1 trillion for second month in a row

Crypto exchange volumes surpassed $1 trillion in March — the second consecutive month that volumes have reached thirteen figures. According to data compiled by The Block, spot trading volumes for March totaled $1.17 trillion. That’s a 5% decrease from February’s all-time high volume of $1.23 trillion.  A breakdown of March’s crypto-only exchange volumes shows that …

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Latest bitcoin ETF filing submitted by First Advisors, SkyBridge Capital

Exchange giant Cboe could re-list bitcoin futures, suggests CEO

Exchange giant Cboe Global Markets could re-list bitcoin futures, CEO Ed Tilly has suggested. “We’re still interested in the space, we haven’t given up on it,” Tilly told Bloomberg in a report published Thursday. “We’re keen on building out the entire platform. There’s a lot of demand from retail and institutions, and we need to …

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