Token-Based Platform to Allow Trading of Nasdaq-Listed Companies

A Nasdaq-powered crypto startup is planning to set up a token-based platform where customers can indirectly purchase shares of major firms.

Huobi to Establish an EOS-Based Crypto Exchange

Huobi Pool, the mining division of Huobi, has expressed its plans to create the first ever crypto exchange dedicated to EOS.

Paxful Registers 20% Growth in 2018 Because of Africa

Peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin exchange Paxful has seen a rise in transaction volume by 130 percent since January 2018, posting a weekly average of $21 million as opposed to 2017’s $8.5 million.

Korean Court Acquits Bithumb of Legal Charges Over $355K Hack

A civil court in Seoul, Korea has acquitted crypto exchange Bithumb from legal charges lodged by a user who has suffered from a hack, resulting in the loss of over $355,000 in digital assets.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Reportedly Reluctant to Approve Bitmain IPO

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX), the world’s seventh largest stock exchange by market cap, has expressed its ambivalence over Bitmain’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) proposal on account of the crypto market’s high volatility, particularly following the latest industry-wide price collapse.

Bakkt and ICE CEOs Discuss Bakkt Platform’s Slated Launch

The CEO of digital assets platform Bakkt has recently disclosed plans of launching what it touts to be world’s first 1-day physically delivered Bitcoin contract, set to be rolled out next year.

German Stock Exchange to Roll Out Crypto Trading Platform

The company has teamed up with a local company solarisBank to develop an engineering platform for virtual assets trading.

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Offers Insurance for Currently Listed Digital Assets

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange is providing digital assets insurance for all forms of professional indemnity through local firm Callaghan Insurance Brokers, including coverage for hot and cold wallets.

FATF Says UK Exchanges Present Low Money Laundering Risk

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a report indicating that UK crypto exchanges pose low money laundering risk.

SK’s Coinone Initiates Cross-Border Payments App with Ripple’s xCurrent

South Korea’s Coinone has formally kicked off a remittance app that uses Ripple’s xCurrent product to expedite cross-border payments, dubbed as the Cross.

Veteran Exchange Founder Matt Trudeau Joins Crypto Exchange ErisX as New CSO

Crypto trading platform ErisX has appointed seasoned exchange founder Matt Trudeau as its new chief strategy officer.

KuCoin Announces the Listing of DAI Stablecoin and Maker (MKR)

DAI’s supported pairs include BTC/DAI, ETH/DAI, USDT/DAI, and MKR/DAI, while MKR’s possible pairings are MKR/BTC, MKR/ETH, and MKR/DAI.

Binance Releases Decentralized Exchange Development in New Video

Binance has allowed its users to have a “sneak peek” of its upcoming decentralized exchange (DEX).

ErisX Receives Funding from Nasdaq and Fidelity

Cryptocurrency exchange ErisX has raised $27.5 million from investors like Nasdaq Ventures and Fidelity Investments.

Poloniex Initiates Trading Services for Institutional Clients

Poloniex has stated on December 4 that it will be providing institutional accounts with support for various crypto trading pairs and API interfaces.