Exchanges

South Korea’s National Tax Service Reveals Plans to Tax Cryptocurrency Users

South Korea’s tax plan for cryptocurrency Announced at the 2017 National Tax Administration, South Korea’s National Tax Service (NTS) announced its plans in regards to...

Bitfinex Lawyers Up, Critics Ready for Possible Legal Action

World’s largest digital currency trading platform Bitfinex employed heavy-hitting international law firm based in Washington, D.C. Steptoe & Johnson to break off what their...

Tokyo-Based Futures Exchange Announces Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contract

In a recent development, a Tokyo-based futures exchange is reportedly working towards developing their own bitcoin-related products and goods, echoing U.S. companies that are...

PBoC Executive Says Shutting Down ICOs in China Is the Right Move

Pan Gongsheng, vice governor for the People’s Bank of China recently said that the country’s decision in cracking down on domestic exchanges in cryptocurrency...

Japan Accounts 15 Licensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Acquiring a license for digital currency exchanges is not a breeze in Japan. An explicit approval and a permit from the Japanese Financial Services...

MSE Says Bitcoin Futures in Russia, Central Bank Disagrees

Banks soon want to focus on Bitcoin futures. However, for the longest time, they have opposed cryptocurrencies – still, slowly but surely, they are...

FSC Finalizes Proposed Regulation for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Following lawmaker Park Yong-jin’s submission of “Bitcoin Regulation Act”, South Korea is reportedly finalizing its proposals to place cryptocurrency exchanges under regulation. Meanwhile, their...

NYDFS Grants BitLicense to Japanese Bitcoin Exchange bitFlyer

The bitFlyer, a Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, is the fourth to be granted with a “BitLicense” by the New York State Department of Financial Services...

New Platform xChainge Envisions of Replacing Crypto Exchanges with P2P Transactions

xChainge, is the latest Ethereum blockchain-based platform that boasts a simple interface for its users, designed for smooth and anonymous decentralized exchange of digital...

Bitcoin Price at $10,000 Peak on Korean Exchanges

Market data reveals that several Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea trade Bitcoin at over $10,000. The region’s major exchange by trade volume Bithumb trades Bitcoin...

Blockchain in the Tourism Industry: TravelChain Launches Decentralized Data Exchange System

In a recent turn of developments, TravelChain, a blockchain project from Russia, announced today that they won’t be using the Ethereum smart contract for...

Bitcoin Reaches New Milestone As It Surpasses $9K Mark

At approximately 10:40 am EDT on the 26th of November this year, Bitcoin reached a new milestone after its price passed the $9,000 mark...

UC Berkeley Teams Up with KyberNetwork to Research Decentralized Exchanges

A University of California, Berkeley, blockchain group is reportedly teaming up with KyberNetwork, a digital asset platform, to research ways on building a better...

Globitex Obtains European Electronic Money License

Bitcoin exchange Globitex advised the public that its parent Globitex Holding (Latvia) group company NexPay UAB has been granted by the Bank of Lithuania,...

Chicago Board Options Exchange Announces Launch of Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin futures can count as one of the giants in the finance world today. Several financial institutions, the Chicago Board Options Exchange is the...
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