Introducing The S&P Cryptocurrency Indices

Summary For us at S&P DJI, this is an exciting time because this new asset class is bringing unprecedented change to our financial ecosystem and the mindsets of market participants. But along with opportunities, this asset class comes with a host of new challenges. As an emerging space, one of the biggest issues is a […]

!*** The best cryptocurrency exchanges for trading Bitcoin and other assets

Best crypto exchanges of May 2021 Exchange Fees Best for Coinbase 0.50% spread for buy/sell transactions; transaction fee from $0.99 to $2.99; up to 0.50% for Coinbase Pro Bitcoin-focused individuals and institutions Binance.US 0.1% spot trading fee; 0.5% instant buy/sell fee (4.5% fee for deposits with US debit card) Low fees Kraken 0% – 0.26% […]

All 200 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Could Be Shut Down Under New Regulation in South Korea, Regulator Warns

All Crypto Exchanges Could Be Shut Down in South Korea At the general meeting of the National Assembly’s Political Affairs Committee last week, The Korea Times quoted Chairman Eun as saying: All of the nation’s 200 cryptocurrency exchanges could be shut down after September once a special financial law takes effect. Chairman Eun explained that […]

CoinMarketCap Temporarily Removes South Korean Exchanges

Leading cryptocurrency market aggregator, CoinMarketCap, removed most South Korean crypto exchanges from its price calculations. The exchange removal is due to the crypto price premium on most South Korean exchanges. Leading cryptocurrency market aggregator, CoinMarketCap, removed most South Korean crypto exchanges from its price calculations. The exchange removal is due to the crypto price premium […]

A Complete Guide to Cryptocurrency Airdrops

Cryptocurrency airdrops are fast becoming an integral feature in the crypto scene. An increasing number of crypto investors are taking part in airdrops, but there are many others that have so far steered clear. If you’re one of the latter and you want to know more about the concept of crypto airdrops before taking part, […]

Belarus’ Largest Bank Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service

The largest bank in Belarus, Belarusbank, has reportedly begun providing a cryptocurrency exchange service, allowing customers to buy bitcoin using Visa cards. Ба́бушка на́двое сказа́ла.No one can know for certain.Russian proverb Belarusbank’s new cryptocurrency exchange service is in collaboration with bitcoin exchange service provider Whitebird, several local news outlets reported Thursday. The bank revealed its […]

Bitcoin Cash price dives as tokens flood exchanges ahead of its upcoming hard fork

Bitcoin Cash price dropped by 6% in the past four days away from its upcoming hard fork. Bitcoin Cash will undergo a protocol upgrade on Sunday, November 15, 2020, which will result in a hard fork. Bitcoin Cash price has been declining over the last days, with BCH currently trading at the $257 zone, down […]

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX to Offer Pooled ETH Staking ahead of Ethereum 2.0 Launch

India’s largest crypto exchange CoinDCX announced the extension of its support for Ethereum 2.0 and its eagerly anticipated launch. The exchange has begun Ethereum (ETH) staking as it prepares for ETH 2.0 launch. It has become one of the few exchanges globally to provide an elaborate solution to evade the logistical challenges with ETH 2.0 […]

For the First Time, a Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Becoming a US Bank

Making Bank The Wyoming Banking Board just voted to approve Kraken, a San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange, as a special purpose depository institution (SPDI). In other words, it’s the first crypto exchange in the country poised to become a bank, as CoinDesk reports. “By becoming a bank we get direct access to federal payments infrastructure, and […]

How to provide liquidity to cryptocurrency exchange

Liquidity is one of the most important factors in a cryptocurrency exchange or brokerage’s long term success. A trading venue’s liquidity represents how easily a trader can use the platform to exchange one asset for another. If a trader sends a market order to buy or sell an asset and the venue can’t find enough […]

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