Exchanges

Stock Exchange of Thailand Confirms It’s Building Digital Assets Platform

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has said that it is developing a digital assets platform that it anticipates to roll out in 2020.

Spain’s Largest Stock Exchange to Go Live with Blockchain-Based Collateral Pledges

Spain’s biggest stock exchange, Bolsa de Madrid (BME), said it anticipates a blockchain-based system for certifying collateral pledges to roll out by end of the year after testing the technology.

Hong Kong-Based Crypto Exchange Gatecoin Ceases Operations, Liquidates Assets

Hong Kong-based crypto trading platform Gatecoin is ceasing operations and liquidating assets due to financial difficulties stemming from a previous dispute with the exchange’s former payment service provider.

Canadian Provincial Regulator Issues Warning Against Fraudulent Crypto Platform

The British Columbia Securities Commission, one of Canada’s thirteen provincial regulatory agencies, has included domestic crypto trading platform Canada Bitcoin Exchange Inc. (CBE) to its Investment Caution List.

Widow of Late QuadrigaCX Founder Claims Husband Funded User Withdrawals

"While I had no direct knowledge of how Gerry operated the business, he told me that he had been putting his own money back into QCX to fund user withdrawals in 2018," Robertson claimed.

UN Panel: North Korea Carries Out Crypto Hacks to Bypass Economic Sanctions

A United Nations (U.N.) Security Council expert panel report stated that North Korea has been implementing major cryptocurrency hacks to circumvent economic sanctions.

Revolut Allows Clients to “Auto-Exchange” Fiat and Crypto Through New Feature

U.K.-based mobile finance and payment application Revolut has unveiled a new feature that allows its customers to “auto-exchange” cryptocurrencies and fiat on its platform.

Kraken Hires Hollywood Veteran to be Its Chief Marketing Officer

A Hollywood veteran has joined Kraken as its first chief marketing officer.

Crypto Community Asks Users to Accept Coinbase’s Apology

Some notable figures in the crypto community are urging forgiveness for Coinbase after it apologizes for the Hacking Team imbroglio.

PwC: Crypto Exchange WEX Tied to Illicit Funds from Ransomware Attacks

Cryptocurrency exchange WEX has once again been linked to illicit funds accumulated through ransomware attacks.

LGO Markets Launches Crypto Trading Platform for Institutional Investors

New Jersey-based startup LGO Markets has recently launched a digital asset trading platform developed specifically for institutional investors, allowing clients to custodize their crypto holdings.

Crypto Facilities Sees 500 Percent Surge in Trading Volume

London-based financial services firm Crypto Facilities has seen a massive surge in trading volume following its acquisition by US-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken.

South African Crypto Exchange VALR Completes $1.5 Million Funding Round

South African crypto trading platform VALR has recently completed a $1.5 million seed funding round led by US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex.

British Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Funding Round for FinTech Automation Startup

London-based FinTech automation startup Nivaura has recently completed a $20 million funding round led by London Stock Exchange Group.

South Korea’s Coinbin Declares Bankruptcy After Suffering Million Dollar Losses

Coinbin, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Korea, has declared bankruptcy after losing millions of dollars, partly because of alleged embezzlement.
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