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Exchanges Roundup: Luno Expects ‘Open’ South African Rules, Bitstamp Updates Engine

In this edition of Exchanges Roundup, we look at a Luno executive’s belief that the South African government will introduce “open” crypto regulations. We also focus on Bitstamp, which expects a 1250x increase in matching speed after it integrates a customized version of Cinnober’s trading engine software into its platform, as well as the motivation behind a […]

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Caribbean Central Bank Explores Issuing Its Own Digital Coin

Caribbean Central Bank Explores Issuing Its Own Digital CoinA growing number of governments and central banks around the world are looking to the possibility of issuing their own digital coins these days. The latest financial institution to join this trend is the Caribbean central bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Also Read: Crypto Cafe and Coworking Space ‘Hash House’ Established in Xi’an, China […]

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Europe’s Top Speed Trading Firm Flow Traders Joins the Crypto-Economy

Europe's Top Speed Trading Firm Flow Traders Joins the Crypto-EconomyThis week one of Europe’s largest speed trading platforms and exchange-traded fund (ETFs) dealers, Flow Traders NV, announced the firm is entering the cryptocurrency space by offering bitcoin and ethereum exchange-traded notes (ETNs) to its clientele. Also read: Switzerland Considers Granting Crypto Businesses Access to Banking Services Speed Trading Platform Flow Traders Enters the Cryptocurrency Trading […]

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Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed QuestionsMathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Also Read: Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens […]

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Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin Has “Properties of Wealth”

Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin has "Properties of Wealth"The Court of Amsterdam has found that bitcoin possesses “properties of wealth” following a civil rights case. Dutch repossession laws have been invoked to mandate the repayment of 0.591 BTC obliged by a contract between two individuals relating to bitcoin mining. Also Read:The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up  Dutch Court Publishing […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto Laws

Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto LawsWopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister, has issued a letter to Holland’s parliament describing the current regulatory framework pertaining to cryptocurrencies as “insufficiently equipped.” The minister advocates the development regional and international regulatory efforts in response to the burgeoning digital currency phenomenon. Also Read: Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says Dutch Cryptocurrency Investment […]

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Dutch Columnist: Bitcoin Destabilizes the Economy and Undermines Banks

Dutch Columnist: Bitcoin Destabilizes the Economy and Undermines BanksA Dutch columnist has come under flak for urging readers to sell their bitcoins because they’re “dangerous”. In a widely shared op-ed, the writer asserts that “bitcrash” is dangerous because it has no financial institution to monitor it and is a menace to the economy. The article has sparked intense debate as to whether it […]

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