Cryptocurrency Trading

Bitcoin Futures ‘Backwardation’ Points to Weak Institutional Demand: JPMorgan

It's another sign of bitcoin's bearish trend.

Markets  ·  10 June 2021

Bitcoin Trading Volume Tumbles After Record May; Demand Withers With Price

“Traders have certainly lost the appetite for bitcoin in this uncertain market environment,” Arcane Research wrote in a report.

Markets  ·  9 June 2021

Interactive Brokers to Offer Crypto Trading by End of Summer

Interactive Brokers Chairman and CEO Thomas Peterffy announced the company will begin trading cryptocurrencies “by the end of the summer."

News  ·  9 June 2021

Time to Decide: Are You an Investor or a Gambler?

A crash isn't a great time to decide why you invested in the first place. But it's better late than never.

Markets  ·  19 May 2021

Robinhood Says 9.5M Customers Traded Crypto in Q1, Up From 1.7M in Q4

The company also said its crypto team has more than tripled in number this year, with more to come.

News  ·  8 April 2021

Hot DOGE! Meme-Based Cryptocurrency Soars More Than 800% to Record High

Well known DOGE lover Elon Musk tweeted a picture of dog posing on the cover of a magazine, a likely nod to DOGE's surge.

Markets  ·  28 January 2021
Cryptocurrency Trading

Total Cryptocurrency Market Value Hits Record $1 Trillion

During 2017's bull run, the market peaked at a $760 billion total value.

Markets  ·  6 January 2021

BTSE Exchange Taps Into Crypto Demand by Increasing Request-for-Quote Limits

BTSE, a Dubai-based cryptocurrency exchange, has upped the limit for its over-the-counter request for quote (RFQ) due to April's surge in bitcoin demand.

Markets  ·  30 April 2020

Kyber Network Activity Surges as DEX Plans Switch to Staking Model in Q2

A planned upgrade that would allow token holders to earn staking income is bringing out users in droves to Kyber Network, a decentralized exchange.

Markets  ·  28 April 2020

CoinDesk Q4 2019 Review: A Year in Suspended Animation

The CoinDesk Quarterly Review surfaces the key data, trends and events shaping the crypto markets. Check it out now.

News  ·  23 January 2020

Swiss Finance Watchdog Tells Banks to Treat Crypto Trading As High Risk

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is giving tough guidance to banks wanting to trade in crypto assets, a report indicates.

Policy & regulation  ·  5 November 2018

Alibaba Payments App to Step Up Scrutiny Over Crypto OTC Trading

Alibaba's payments affiliate is cooperating with Chinese regulators to scrutinize peer-to-peer crypto trading through its AliPay mobile app. 

Markets  ·  24 August 2018

China Seeks to Block Access to 124 Foreign Crypto Exchanges

Days after shutting down several crypto media accounts on WeChat, Chinese regulators are seeking to block access to 124 overseas crypto exchanges.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 August 2018

Markets Tech Firm to Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange

LevelTradingField is launching a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange with the help of the ethereum blockchain.

Markets  ·  6 August 2018

Barclays CEO Pushes Back Against Crypto Trading Desk Reports

The CEO of U.K.'s banking giant Barclays has shot down the rumor that the bank is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency trading desk.

Markets  ·  2 May 2018