Crypto Exchange

FTX

Former CFTC Attorney Ryne Miller Joins FTX.US as General Counsel

Miller served as legal counsel to SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, when Gensler was at the CFTC.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 August 2021

Argentinian Crypto Exchange Lemon Cash Raises $16M to Expand in Latin America

The company plans to expand its operations n Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay by the end of 2022.

News  ·  27 July 2021
Bitcoin

BitMEX CEO Maps Out Future ‘Living by the Rules’

Alexander Hoeptner says "discussions need to be had" with regulators.

Markets  ·  7 July 2021
Crypto Exchange

Bitfinex Halts Trading Amid ‘Reduced Performances’

The Hong Kong-based exchange said it is temporarily halting trading while investigating issues on the platform.

News  ·  1 July 2021
Binance

Binance’s Chief Finance Exec Has Abruptly Left the Company

Binance declined to comment on Wei's whereabouts.

News  ·  9 June 2021
Crypto Exchange

South Korea Looks to Ban Crypto Exchange Employees From Trading on Their Own Platforms

At present, there are no restrictions on exchange executives and other employees to trade cryptocurrency on their platforms.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 June 2021
Coinbase

Coinbase’s First-Ever Q1 Earnings Report Is Today, but the Real Focus Is on Q2 View

With the company halfway through Q2, analysts want to know what monthly active users looked like for April and May.

Business  ·  13 May 2021
Crypto Exchange

Despite New Incentives to Stay, Some of OKEx’s Chinese Users Are Determined to Leave

Some OKEx's users in China are determined to leave the exchange despite new incentives designed to keep them.

Markets  ·  25 November 2020
Crypto Exchange

OKEx to Resume Withdrawals Before Nov. 27, Offers New Compensation Programs

OKEx will compensate those users who have been frustrated by its suspension of withdrawal service.

Markets  ·  24 November 2020
FCA

UK Crypto Derivatives Ban Seen Having Limited Effect on Small Market

The FCA's ban could prompt some individuals to shift their crypto trading to offshore, unregulated exchanges.

Markets  ·  12 October 2020
Japan

BitFlyer Japan’s Assets Under Custody Reach Highest Point Since 2018

A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.

Business  ·  8 October 2020
Bitcoin

Binance’s New Platform Will Connect CeFi and DeFi With $100M Fund

The global cryptocurrency exchange giant is putting up $100 million to support DeFi projects on Binance Smart Chain (BSC).

Markets  ·  10 September 2020
DeFi

Huobi Launches Crypto Saving Products to Compete With DeFi Yield Farming

Huobi's new crypto saving product is a less risky version of DeFi for crypto newbies.

Markets  ·  9 September 2020
FTX

Exchange Outages Are Going Mainstream: What Robinhood Can Learn From Crypto

With popular online trading platforms hit by more outages amid high volumes, companies like Robinhood may learn something from crypto exchanges.

Markets  ·  1 September 2020
Crypto Exchange

Huobi and OKEx Battle for Supremacy in China

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is taking aim at competitor OKEx in the business of trading bitcoin futures and other derivatives contracts, opening up a new front in a longstanding rivalry that has historically focused on the lucrative Chinese market.

Markets  ·  31 August 2020