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) is an ‘old but gold’ wallet for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). It powered native explorers for the first two blockchains.  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 — 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 […]

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