Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Chooses Irisium’s Market Monitoring Platform


Irisium Ltd, a leading provider of market monitoring and analytics software for exchanges, regulators, buy-side and sell-side firms, and Bitstamp, the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume in Europe, today announced a partnership to implement the Irisium monitoring platform on Bitstamp’s exchange. Irisium’s state of the art holistic monitoring technology will complement Bitstamp’s commitment to […]

Bitfinex Appears to Have Moved its Business to a Hong Kong Bank


Recently, Bitfinex briefly banked with HSBC through a private account via Global Trading Solutions, and subsequently suspended all fiat deposits for nearly a week. Now, according to a source familiar with the matter, Bitfinex appears to be banking with Bank of Communications through a private account of PROSPERITY REVENUE MERCHANDISING LIMITED. The Hong Kong-based bank, […]

British Overseas Territory Recognizes First Offshore Crypto Entity

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The London-based crypto exchange, which is backed by Transferwise founder Taavet Hinrikus and venture capital firm Passion Capital, is the first offshore company to gain recognition as a regulated entity under Gibraltar’s flagship legislation for cryptocurrencies and blockchain companies. Under the British overseas territory’s regulatory framework, Coinfloor will be regulated as a DLT provider. Obi […]

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches Crypto Indices


Bithumb announced Wednesday the launch of Bithumb Crypto Index (BTCI) which comprises two separate indices. BTMI is calculated based on all cryptocurrencies listed on Bithumb while BTAI only takes into account “all non-bitcoin cryptocurrencies” listed on the exchange. The former aims to provide “an overall view of the price changes in the cryptocurrency market” while […]

Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked In $60 Million

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Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, losing a 6.7 billion yen (about $60 million worth of cryptocurrency), including 5,966 bitcoins. The licensed exchange, called Zaif, is operated by the Tech Bureau. It said on Thursday that the exchange first noticed an unusual outflow of funds on the platform around 17:00 Japan time on September 14, […]

Binance to Closed Beta Testing of New Crypto Exchange


Binance, the largest global crypto exchange, will soon start private beta testing a crypto-fiat exchange in Singapore, as Binance co-founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) tweeted on September 15. I just slipped that we will begin #Binance Singapore fiat exchange live money closed beta testing on Sept 18th, in 3 days. Invitation only first. Exciting! […]

Crypto Exchange Giant Binance Outlines Plans to Expand in Africa


Binance Labs Director Benjamin Rameau has stated that Africa is front and center of the company’s expansion strategy as it bets on a vision of the 21st century driven by the world’s youngest population gaining increased access to technology and opportunities. In a detailed blog published on his Medium page, Rameau comprehensively outlines why Binance […]

Crypto Exchange Bittrex Invests in Malta-based Blockchain Company


Bittrex, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has just bought a 10 per cent stake in Palladium, a Malta-based blockchain company. Bittrex, whose technology is designed to build and power crypto trading platforms to provide reliability and security, is based in the US and is a leader in the global blockchain revolution. […]

Binance LCX Launches Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange

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Binance LCX, a joint venture between Binance and Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX), has announced the launch of a fiat-to-crypto exchange, according to a press release published August 16. The new trading platform will be located in Liechtenstein and offer trading between Swiss Francs (CHF) and euros (EUR) against major digital currencies pairs, subsequently adding more […]