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Kraken Acquires British Derivatives Platform Crypto Facilities

Kraken Acquires British Derivatives Platform Crypto FacilitiesCryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Crypto Facilities, a British digital asset trading platform and index provider, in an undisclosed “nine-figure” deal. The acquisition means that Kraken will now be able to offer both spot and futures trading in bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, litecoin and ethereum while boosting revenue by attracting institutional customers. Also read: Cryptocurrency […]

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Japanese Regulator Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives

Japanese Regulator Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin ETFs and DerivativesJapan’s top financial regulator has clarified to news.Bitcoin.com its stance on bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), cryptocurrency derivatives, and upcoming regulatory changes. This follows reports that the agency may be considering approving an ETF that tracks cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives Following recent reports […]

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Coinflex Exchange to Offer Leveraged BCH and BTC Futures

Coinflex Exchange to Offer Leveraged BCH and BTC FuturesHong Kong-based Coinflex exchange has announced plans to offer futures contracts for bitcoin core (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), and ethereum (ETH) with leverage of up to 20x. All futures bought and sold on the exchange will be physically delivered, meaning that when the contracts expire, holders will be paid the underlying cryptocurrency instead of cash. […]

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Analysis: Why Crypto Derivatives Are Considered Dangerous

There is a new generation of cryptocurrency-based derivatives being launched in 2019 which could significantly increase overall trading flow and attract a new breed of investors. Derivatives are not without their controversies however. Over the years, they have acquired a negative reputation in some quarters, exacerbated by movies such as “The Big Short.” Also read: Market Slump […]

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The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM’s Daily Volume Exceeds $1B

The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM Daily Volume Exceeds $1BElectrum developers have confirmed reports of an attack against the popular cryptocurrency wallet. Also covered in The Daily, Huobi Derivative Market’s daily trading volume has reached $1 billion, and one of the founders of Brazil’s leading crypto exchange Foxbit has died in a car crash. Also read: UFC 232 to Have Official Crypto Partner, 5% […]

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The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM’s Daily Volume Exceeds $1B

The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM Daily Volume Exceeds $1BElectrum developers have confirmed reports of an attack against the popular cryptocurrency wallet. Also covered in The Daily, Huobi Derivative Market’s daily trading volume has reached $1 billion, and one of the founders of Brazil’s leading crypto exchange Foxbit has died in a car crash. Also read: UFC 232 to Have Official Crypto Partner, 5% […]

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Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Crypto Regulations

Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Cryptocurrency RegulationsJapan’s Financial Services Agency has published its draft report outlining new cryptocurrency regulations. The report contains measures in areas that are not currently addressed in existing laws such as hacking incidents, self-regulation, deemed dealers, privacy coins, and margin trading. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations New Crypto Regulatory Framework […]

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The Daly: Poloniex Offers Institutional Accounts, Okex Launches ‘Perpetual Swap’

The Daly: Poloniex Offers Institutional Accounts, Okex Launches Perpetual SwapCryptocurrency exchange Poloniex is now offering institutional accounts and we’ve covered the announcement in The Daily. Also, Okex is launching a new derivative product, while crypto derivatives exchange Erisx has raised $27.5 million and Nasdaq has confirmed that it’s planning to launch bitcoin futures next year.   Also read: Binance Shows DEX Preview, Ohio to […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Launches OTC Desk, Huobi Opens Derivatives Market

The Daily: Coinbase Launches OTC Desk, Huobi Opens Derivatives MarketIn Thursday’s edition of The Daily, we feature stories that show cryptocurrency exchanges continuing to develop advanced services designed to attract institutional investors. These include OTC trading, derivatives and futures. Also Read: Major Video Card Supplier Enters Cryptocurrency Mining Business Coinbase Launches Dedicated OTC Desk Coinbase has launched an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk. The initiative […]

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Market Slump Puts Crypto Derivatives in the Spotlight

As volatility returns to cryptocurrency markets, with serious losses over the past week or so, digital asset exchanges and other fintech platforms have again turned their attention to crypto derivatives. Instruments such as bitcoin futures contracts can help traders hedge against risks and even profit from falling prices.  Also read: Isle of Man Updates Registration […]

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