Posted Date: September 19, 2018
A lot of cryptocurrency traders are sick of hearing about “manipulation”. They just want to buy and sell bitcoin in peace, without Twitter accounts such as Bitfinexed banging on about unnatural market movements. It was thus with some dismay that New York’s Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative was greeted. The report, which dropped yesterday, predictably contains […] The post 8 Surprising Findings from New York’s Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has issued a statement detailing its efforts to stop and prevent crypto and initial coin offering activities in the country. The bank outlines measures against the widespread of overseas exchanges servicing domestic users such as blocking trading platforms and closing down 3,000 trading accounts. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek […] The post PBOC Provides Update on Its Crypto Prevention Efforts appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
Following a decision to recognize mining as an industry, the Islamic Republic of Iran is about to legalize the import of mining equipment. Also in The Daily, an executive at a leading Spanish bank insists cryptocurrencies are “perfect” and must be understood; trying to better understand the crypto space, Cyprus has set up a fintech […] The post The Daily: Iran to Allow Mining Hardware Imports, Cyprus Creates Fintech Hub appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
Denmark’s largest bank, Danske Bank, reportedly knew that some of its Estonian branch’s clients were on the Russian government’s blacklist but did not close their accounts for two years. The bank is currently being probed by three countries over $150 billion money laundering allegations. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […] The post Denmark’s Largest Bank Took Two Years to Close Accounts of Blacklisted Russian Clients appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
News wires buzzed this week when the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) announced its pending purchase of Swedish crypto-friendly stock exchange Cinnober. Nasdaq made “an USD 190m all cash recommended public offer” to the exchange, which it terms a major “financial technology provider to brokers, exchanges and clearing houses worldwide.” It could […] The post $10 Trillion US Exchange Takes a Step Toward Crypto: Nasdaq Bids for Cinnober appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
This month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet marketplace the Alphabay. The Federal courthouse in Fresno just recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre Cazes. Further, the Fresno courthouse has charged and have plans to […] The post US Confiscates Millions in Cryptocurrencies in Alphabay Forfeiture Case appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
Over the past few weeks, Bitcoin Cash supporters have been debating the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15th of this year. Most of the community understands, that as of right now, there are two camps that have entirely different visions. It doesn’t seem like a compromise is coming any time soon. Lately, as each […] The post Less Than Two Months Away – Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats Up appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange, Golix, is now active in seven countries across Africa, but it may be sometime before everyone buys into the project. Volume is still very low amid what looks like close competition between old and new exchanges fighting for a small, elite, but steadily growing market. A lack of market markers – those wealthy […] The post Zimbabwe’s Golix Battles To Grow Volume After Breaking Into Seven African Countries appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Palestinians are reportedly turning to crypto brokers to facilitate cross-border transactions, XBT Provider has revealed plans to launch an exchange-traded product that will track between 5-10 cryptocurrencies, and LXDX has announced that it will make its platform available to retail investors. Also Read: P2P Markets Report: Record Volume in […] The post Exchanges Round-Up: Palestinians Use Crypto to Transfer Offshore, LXDX Targets Retail Investors appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: September 19, 2018
According to Coindance, peer-to-peer (P2P) trading activity has significantly rebounded during recent weeks, following the record low in volume posted for the week of the 1st of September. The increased trading activity appears to have mostly occurred in the Latin American and emerging BTC markets, with record volume posted by the Peruvian, Argentinian, and Philippine Localbitcoins […] The post P2P Markets Report: Record Volume in Peru, Argentina, Philippines appeared first on Bitcoin News.