CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE

CoinMarketCap Alters Ranking System for Crypto Exchanges

The most visited website for cryptocurrency investors and enthusiasts, CoinMarketCap, implemented a revamp of the ranking of market pairs. The new system will essentially change the order for exchanges with the removal of “adjusted volume” in place of a “Confidence” and liquidity indicators for each market pair. The new ranking of crypto pairs will be […]

Indian Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Raises $2.5M From Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures

India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, CoinDCX, has secured a $2.5 million strategic investment led by Polychain Capital with support from Coinbase Ventures. The investment aims to reinforce the exchange’s efforts to drive cryptocurrency adoption in the country after a major legal victory in March. CoinDCX’s #TryCrypto campaign seeks to bring the total number of crypto users […]

Turkish Stablecoin Receives Spot Listing on BTSE Exchange

The Turkish stablecoin BiLira has received a spot listing on BTSE, offering a new on-ramp for Turkish investors to access crypto markets. Over-the-counter and cryptocurrency futures exchange BTSE today launched support for BiLira’s Turkish stablecoin TRYB. TRYB can now be traded against Tether (USDT) on BTSE’s spot markets. Cointelegraph spoke to BiLira and BTSE to […]

SEC Commissioner Sees Increasing Demand for Cryptocurrency

Crypto-friendly commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Hester Peirce, said there is an increase in demand for cryptocurrency as investors seek to diversify their portfolios. The commissioner has been an avid proponent of the SEC approving bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Growing Interest for Cryptocurrency SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce, also known in the […]

Crypto Healthcare Project Announces Telehealth Exchange for Remote Medicine

Cryptocurrency healthcare startup Solve.Care announced a blockchain remote medicine platform. According to an announcement sent to Cointelegraph on May 22, Solve.Care announced a new marketplace that allows users to consult medical practitioners anywhere in the world. It’s called the Global Telehealth Exchange, or GTHE. GTHE is meant to also provide physicians with a way to […]

Zimbabwe: Zimbocash Lists On Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform

The newly-launched blockchain token for Zimbocash, a project that is developing a national decentralised currency network in Zimbabwe, has been listed on major international cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb Global with a free-floating price in trade. Zimbocash revealed that as the Zimbabwean dollar collapses in value, the token launch and listing propels it forward in providing an […]

Iran Proposes Crypto Exchange Licensing Under Existing Laws

The Iranian lawmakers have moved to put a curb on cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country, by enforcing existing traditional sector regulations on them. According to local news outlet ArzDigital, a bill was moved in the Iranian parliament to include digital currencies in the existing “currency smuggling” and foreign exchange regulations. If passed, the law […]

Singapore’s Inland Revenue Authority Says it Won’t Collect Taxes on Cryptocurrency Airdrops or Hard Forks

Singapore’s tax authority, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), confirmed that it will not be collecting taxes on airdropped cryptocurrency, provided that the recipients get them  for free. As noted in an income tax treatment guide, released on April 17, 2020, the IRAS clarified that it classifies digital tokens into three main categories. These […]

JPMorgan Is Now Banking for Bitcoin Exchanges Coinbase, Gemini

JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to take on two Bitcoin exchanges as banking clients in a move that shows the company getting more comfortable with an industry its top leader once spurned. The firm added Coinbase Inc. and Gemini Trust Co. as banking customers in its corporate and investment bank in April, and will primarily […]

Bitfinex Whale Deletes Twitter and Crypto Exchange Account with BTC’s Surge to $10K

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Famous crypto trader J0E007 famously known for betting against Bitcoin’s price disappeared from the internet after Bitcoin’s price recently hit $10k. This has led to unrealized losses amounting to $21million. He has since then deleted his Twitter and Bitfinex accounts. Before his accounts self-destructed, J0E007 […]

Cryptocurrency News From Japan: April 26 – May 2 in Review

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Several exchanges gained regulatory paperwork, VC Trade exchange announced a 1,700% spike in pre-tax fiscal year profit, and more headlined news from Japan this past week. This week’s headlines from Japan included Rakuten Wallet, GMO Coin and DMM crypto exchanges achieving regulatory registration, SBI Holdings’ […]

Huobi Becomes First Exchange Approved By Financial Services Agency (FSA) To Launch its Native Token in Japan

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Huobi Cryptocurrency exchange has become the first international exchange to launch its native token Huobi Token (HT) in Japan after getting a regulatory nod in the country. Financial Services Agency (FSA) approval for Huobi’s native token comes amid heightened security for crypto assets in the […]

Top 20 cryptocurrency and Bitcoin wallets in 2020

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Blockchain.com is an ‘old but gold’ wallet for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). It powered native explorers for the first two blockchains. Coinbase.com  was the first in the sector to enable crypto purchasing via credit cards. Also, The services work with corporate entities. Opera is a unique […]

How to avoid scammers in the cryptocurrency space

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Cryptocurrencies are complicated, especially for new users. They are lightly regulated, highly volatile and there is not enough information out there to enlighten people wishing to venture into them, hence attracting scammers who take advantage of unknowing users. Like everywhere else, scammers will always be […]

Why 70% of ICO Tokens Are Not Exchange Listed and Probably Never Will Be

“When Binance?” is the refrain from impatient bag-holders in ICO Telegram groups. For investors eager to flip their tokens and move onto the next thing, a major exchange listing is the big event, and the sooner the better. But for beleaguered project teams, with a community to manage, workforce to recruit, and decentralized solution to […]

How Can You Tell if a Cryptocurrency Is a Scam?

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) If you’ve been around in the cryptocurrency space for a while, then chances are you’ll have come across your fair share of crypto scams. Projects like Bitconnect, OneCoin, and CentraTech have become notorious for their role in duping unsuspecting investors into handing over money for […]

How Cryptocurrency Can Help Startups Get Investment

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) How do you launch a cryptocurrency of your own and how can you use it to raise funds for your startup in four simple strategies. VC firms are the most famous and lucrative ways for startups to get funding. The headlines of companies raising millions […]

Binance adds 5 new Fiat Currencies for Trading Cryptocurrency

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Binance recently extended its fiat currency support with the addition of five more currencies. The exchange platform has now added the fiat currencies from South Korea (KRW), Kazakhstan (KZT), Peru (PEN), Kenya (KES), and Colombia (COP). Traders from these countries can directly deposit their local fiats with […]

Cryptocurrency operators set for consolidation in fragmented Asian market, Binance says

Recent deals suggests a pick-up in M&A deals as Binance, Gojek expand footprint in region. Higher trading volatility, stricter anti-money-laundering rules could raise more regulatory requirements. How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) A consolidation among cryptocurrency exchanges is set to drive mergers and acquisitions for virtual assets in Asia as the […]

The Best Crypto Derivative Exchanges

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Crypto derivatives help traders manage their risk and amplify their profits. Here are the best places to trade them. Derivatives are efficient trading instruments that can offer traders an edge in managing risk and multiplying profits. Here are the top four crypto derivative exchanges that […]

Cardano’s CEO Charles Hoskinson: “We Are Delivering the Best Cryptocurrency, Period”

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) In his latest Periscope video, Cardano creator Charles Hoskinson yet again emphasized on the smart contract platform to be technologically superior to leading networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum or any other blockchain, for that matter. Completing Cardano 2020 https://t.co/rSoNqHTyir — Charles Hoskinson (@IOHK_Charles) March 30, […]

Privacy Browser Brave Integrates Cryptocurrency Trading Through Binance

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Privacy-oriented Brave has launched cryptocurrency trading within its browser. The company announced on Tuesday that over 12 million active monthly users of the privacy browser can now buy and sell cryptocurrencies, view their crypto balances, and obtain deposit addresses without leaving the browser. Brave Launches […]

Cryptocurrency trading is good business investment for Nigerians – Odum Chijioke

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Odum Chijioke John, Chief Executive Officer of one of Nigeria’s e-commerce companies who deals in crypto currency trading and Gift cards exchange has reaffirmed his belief in the business, saying it is a good investment Nigerians can take advantage of. Talking about his personal experience […]

Indian exchange CoinDCX raises $3M Serie A funding

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Indian digital currency exchange CoinDCX has closed its Series A funding round, raising $3 million. The funding round was led by Polychain Capital, HDR Group and Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from other VC firms. CoinDCX will use the funding to expand its reach, employ […]

Cryptocurrency News From Japan: March 15-21 in Review

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) This week’s headlines from Japan included exchange self-regulatory organization, JVCEA, suggesting guideline changes, financial institutions collaborating with a blockchain startup for asset management, GMO Coin exchange listing BAT, and news that Toyota has built a blockchain-based identity platform. Check out some of this week’s crypto […]

Bitcoin SV listing added to Brazilian exchange NovaDax

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Bitcoin SV (BSV) is now supported by NovaDax, one of Brazil’s leading digital currency exchanges, in a move set to make BSV available to millions of users in Brazil for the first time. The listing will see BSV trading pairs join the exchange, presenting NovaDax […]

Some Indian Banks Ignore Supreme Court Verdict on Cryptocurrency, RBI Urged to Rectify

Despite the Indian supreme court quashing the central bank’s ban on crypto, some major banks, including HDFC and Indusind Bank, are still arbitrarily declining to process crypto transactions. Banks say they are waiting for instructions to lift the ban from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Some Major Banks Still Decline Crypto Transactions The Indian […]

India’s Supreme Court allows cryptocurrency trading, calls central bank’s ban ‘unconstitutional’

India’s highest court on Wednesday has overturned the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) 2018 order which barred lenders from dealing with cryptocurrency exchanges. “Trading in cryptocurrencies now will be allowed,” said the top court, adding that RBI’s decision was “unconstitutional.” The RBI said, on its turn, that while banks were forbidden from transacting in cryptocurrency, […]

Binance have added the first African currency to their P2P exchange service, the Nigerian Naira.

There has been a lot of updates from Binance of late in regards to their P2P trading service that went live late in 2019. Most recently, that saw them expand the trading service to also accommodate for desktop traders looking to use the service. However, most prominently, they have been adding many new fiat currencies […]

The US Cryptocurrency Landscape Is Changing – Here’s What You Need To Know

The US government has turned a keen eye to cryptocurrencies in recent years. This focus was evident last October when the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) posted its first piece of cryptocurrency tax guidance since 2014. For many, this lifted the haze, which has shrouded crypto tax for several years. For others, however, crypto tax in the […]

Cryptocurrency in India is legal but a pending bill with the government could change things

Banks can now deal in cryptocurrency after the Supreme Court quashed the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) ban. However, a proposed bill is still pending with the government that could make it difficult for cryptocurrency players to survive in India. The regulatory uncertainty is probably the biggest concern for the government, Siddharth Mahajan, a partner […]

Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway Gocrypto Onboards 1,000 Locations Worldwide

On February 28, Gocrypto CEO Dejan Roljic revealed the payment gateway has officially onboarded 1,000 merchant locations during a recent company update that expanded upon the firm’s growth. Roljic also explained Gocrypto now has several locations in five countries and the company recently started expanding into South America in November 2019. The Latin American expansion […]

Could Facebook Be About to Buy a Cryptocurrency Company?

In June 2019, Facebook surprised many when it announced its Libra cryptocurrency. Libra, which is managed by the Libra Association, could be used for purchases and Facebook hopes that its price will not move as much as other cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Libra has the support of several companies, such as Uber, Coinbase and Lyft. […]

First Ukrainian Bitcoin Exchange Launches Hryvnia-Pegged Stablecoin UAX

In an apparent first, Ukrainian cryptocurrency exchange Kuna has released a stablecoin pegged to local fiat currency, the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH). Dubbed UAX token, the new stablecoin is pegged to the hryvnia on a 1:1 ratio and is based on the Ethereum blockchain, according to an official announcement by Kuna exchange on Feb. 20. According […]

Visa Approves US Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase As Principal Member

The leading cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, Coinbase, has been approved as the very first “pure-play” crypto-related company to become a Visa principal member. Supposedly, this would allow the exchange to further improve its customer experience. Coinbase Becomes Visa Principal Member According to an official release, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has managed to […]

One of world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, applies to operate in Singapore

Singapore’s Payment Services Act, introduced last month, brings cryptocurrency firms into the regulatory fold okyo-based Liquid Group and London-based Luno, which operate in Singapore, have already said they plan to apply for the licenses Binance Holdings , operator of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges , has applied for an operating license in Singapore […]

7 Must Have Wallets: How To Keep Your Cryptocurrency Safe

Atomic Wallet  Atomic Wallet is a new multi-asset, non-custodial solution with an actively growing user base. Atomic Wallet already supports 300+ top coins and tokens that can be managed in the intuitive, user-friendly interface. The list of available assets is updated on a weekly basis, so if you didn’t find your favourite coin here — […]

China Urged to Regulate Cryptocurrency Over Growing Libra Concerns

The powers that be in China seldom listen to advice from any outsiders. One former central banker, however, thinks that global cooperation is needed, especially in response to Facebook’s Libra. China has fast-tracked the development of its central bank digital currency (CBDC), primarily over fears that Facebook could dominate if it gets there first. The […]

OKEx Partners With Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX

CoinDCX one of the largest trading and liquidity aggregator platform announces its partnership with a leading global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx. OKEx cryptocurrency exchange is headquartered in Malta which provides digital assets trading services like fiat-to-token, token-to-token, futures, options, and derivatives trading to users globally. CoinDCX announced the partnership with OKEx along with the launch of […]

Best Exchange To Buy Bitcoin in Russia (Ruble)

Buying and trading cryptocurrency (Bitcoin or Altcoin) can be tricky if you are in Russia. Bitcoin has grown its popularity over time, but every country has its own set of rules and regulations. Russia has been very particular in banning Bitcoin and putting regulations into trading of cryptocurrencies. Although cryptocurrencies were legitimized in 2016, this […]

10 Remarkable Advantages of Using Cryptocurrency in the Business

Cryptocurrency is gaining its popularity each day. Because of this, small businesses are finding their way in this industry to make sure they grow. If you have a small entity, you can introduce a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin so that clients may have different options for making payment. There are many benefits that you can […]

Here’s how Cryptocurrency Exchange Tokens performed in 2019

Cryptocurrency exchange tokens have become a crucial role in the development of cryptocurrency exchanges, one of the main pillars of the crypto industry. They saw these platforms take their competition to grab users to a whole new level, benefiting the ecosystem. As CryptoGlobe wrote, cryptocurrency exchanges bridge the gap between the traditional financial world and […]

Binance acquires Mumbai’s bitcoin exchange WazirX

Through this acquisition, Binance is expected to foray into the fledgling Indian market, which is counted among the top exchanges globally. Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange, has acquired Mumbai-based bitcoin exchange WazirX, in a significant move in the cryptocurrency ecosystem in India. The transaction was estimated at $5-10 million, according to sources. Over the last […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitpanda Trolls Brits Over Brexit

After years of back-and-forth over Britain’s departure from Europe, the day for the UK to officially leave the EU is here. Austrian cryptocurrency exchange Bitpanda clearly isn’t too fond of the nation’s decision. Bitpanda Shares Its Thoughts Some respondents to the above tweet took issue with the exchange taking a side politically. One commented that […]

‘No-Deal Brexit Huge Positive for UK Cryptocurrency’ – How Brexit Could Affect the Industry

British lawmakers have voted to postpone a crucial Brexit vote and forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the EU for an extension. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the CEO of a local crypto exchange to find out the effects a no-deal Brexit could have on the crypto industry. Effects of No-Deal Brexit on Cryptocurrencies On Saturday, […]

Cryptocurrency Exchanges You Can Trust

It’s a common problem to find the right exchange to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. These 10 crypto exchanges offer high volume, trust and are safe to use. The advent of cryptocurrency which began with Bitcoin a decade ago necessitated the need for cryptocurrency exchanges. Cryptocurrency exchanges are nothing but market places where crypto can be […]

List of Top Cryptocurrency and ICO supportive Countries in the World

Cryptocurrencies have delighted in some achievement; Bitcoin is presently the biggest cryptographic money, with the aggregate number of Bitcoins right now esteemed at around USD$70 billion. Research delivered by Cambridge University finished up this year that there are between 2.9 million and 5.8 million unique users actively using a cryptocurrency wallet. The year 2017 has […]

Lithuania to Offer the First Collectable Cryptocurrency Token: What Does This Mean?

Interest in cryptocurrencies is growing all over the planet. Now, a European country has decided to launch something different. Lithuania will launch the first-ever collectable cryptocurrency coin in 2020. What Their Collectable Cryptocurrency Involves This token will be released in spring 2020. It is to commemorate the country’s declaration of independence that was made in 1918. […]

Belarus’ first cryptocurrency exchange goes online

The company Currency.com has launched Belarus’ first regulated full-featured trade platform for tokenized exchange assets. The project allows trading in and investing in conventional financial instruments using cryptocurrencies, the company’s representatives told BelTA. Currency.com received the first Hi-Tech Park license to offer professional cryptocurrency market services. The license was issued in line with the Digital […]

Top 5 Cryptocurrency Brokers in the Netherlands

Obtaining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can be done in many different ways. Especially when it comes to buying and selling smaller amounts, many traders prefer using a broker over established exchanges. The following Dutch brokers have all made a name for themselves in recent times, albeit they too need to remain competitive at all times. […]

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