カテゴリー: Kraken

Exchanges Roundup: Startup Targets Crypto Micro-Investments, Kraken Denies Halifax Closure

Exchanges Round-Up: Aus Start-Up Targets Crypto Micro-Investments, Kraken Denies Halifax ClosureIn recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Perth-based Bamboo has announced it will launch an app designed to easily facilitate micro-investments in cryptocurrencies, Kraken has rejected an internet rumor that claimed the company had closed a Canadian facility amid security concerns, and Roboforex has increased the leverage available on its cryptocurrency markets to 1:50. Also […]

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Japan Roundup: Public Companies Unveil New Mining Plan, Exchange, Token Fund

Japan Roundup: Public Companies Unveil New Mining Plan, Exchange, Token FundThree Japanese public companies have individually made announcements regarding their cryptocurrency operations. Forside has grown its mining operation with a plan to sell 7nm bitcoin mining rigs. Farsteps is planning a Singapore exchange launch. Meanwhile, Line Corp, the operator of Japan’s most popular chat app, has added crypto price quotes to its Clova AI assistant […]

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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao: With Tether ‘Concern is Always There’

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao: With Tether 'Concern is Always There'During a recent conference in South Korea, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao responded to questions about the company’s relationship with controversial stablecoin Tether. He acknowledged that “concern is always there,” according to regional reporting. Binance is one of the largest holders of Tether. Also read: Bitcoiners Hope to Have a Friend in Top US Regulator Jay […]

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How Coinmarketcap Incentivizes Exchanges to Report Fake Volume

How Coinmarketcap Incentivizes Exchanges to Report Fake VolumeBitforex, a cryptocurrency exchange that scarcely scraped the top 100 by trading volume until recently, has been accused of generating false trades on a mammoth scale. Crypto Exchange Ranks, which pulls in open source data from exchange APIs, has published a report in which it accuses Bitforex of creating fake volume and Coinmarketcap (CMC) of […]

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Kraken Goes Savage Against Tether Manipulation Allegations

Kraken Goes Savage Against Tether Manipulation AllegationsFollowing a Bloomberg News expose, alleging market manipulation of controversial alternative token Tether (USDT) on its exchange, Kraken fires off a savage blog post mocking journalists and defending their business’ integrity. Also read: Red Flag Waved in Tether’s Relationship with Kraken Exchange Kraken Goes Savage On Bloomberg On Tether: Journalists Defy Logic, Raising Red Flags […]

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Red Flag Waved in Tether’s Relationship with Kraken Exchange

Red Flag Waved in Tether’s Relationship with Kraken ExchangeThis summer, over 50,000 trades on popular crypto exchange Kraken, concerning the very controversial alternative coin tether (USDT), were analyzed by journalists, an academic, and a former US Federal Reserve regulator. They describe activity monitored as highly unusual in that larger orders of tether failed “to sway prices much.” Red flags were raised due to […]

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CFTC Subpoenas Leading Exchanges for Trading Data

CFTC Subpoenas Leading Exchanges for Trading DataAccording to anonymous sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is coordinating with the U.S. Justice Department in conducting investigations into price manipulation in the spot BTC markets. The report claims that the CFTC launched a criminal probe into BTC price manipulation after several cryptocurrency exchanges rejected […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Hitbtc Suspends Services in Japan

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hitbtc Suspends Services in JapanHitbtc has suspended its services for Japanese residents to avoid any trouble with the country’s financial regulator since it is not authorized to operate in Japan. Users with Japanese IP addresses will be asked to provide their residency information within the exchange’s know-your-customer (KYC) procedure to prove they are not residents of Japan. Also read: Yahoo! […]

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