Huobi Shuts Down Beijing Entity Amid Crypto Crackdown

The company said it's an old entity that isn't in use anymore.

News  ·  27 July 2021

FTX Cuts Leverage Limit to 20x From 100x as Criticism of Margin Trading in Crypto Grows

"It's time, we think, to move on from it," CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said in a tweet.

Markets  ·  25 July 2021

South Korea’s Financial Watchdog Warns Foreign Exchanges Must Register in 2 Months

The Korea Financial Intelligence Unit is pushing for exchanges to register in line with new anti-money laundering laws.

News  ·  22 July 2021

Indian Exchanges Unfazed by Current Crypto Bear Market: Report

Despite the downturn, exchanges say they are looking to build up their infrastructure for when the next big boom in crypto rolls around.

News  ·  9 July 2021

Gemini Exchange to Expand Asia-Pacific Operations in a Bid to Capture Growth

The company will open offices in Australia and Hong Kong.

News  ·  8 July 2021

India Could Hit International Crypto Exchanges With Additional 18% Tax: Report

Most Indian exchanges pay the goods and services tax on their profits and commissions in the absence of clarity from the country's tax authority.

News  ·  2 July 2021

India’s Crypto Investors Could Face 2% Levy on Purchases From Overseas Exchanges

It may be difficult for the government to impose the levy in the absence of a regulatory framework for the treatment of crypto assets.

News  ·  22 June 2021

South Korean Exchanges Halt Trading on Certain Cryptos as Regulatory Pressure Mounts

Upbit, Huobi and Coinbit are among the cryptocurrency exchanges outlined in the report that have halted trading on certain coins.

News  ·  16 June 2021

Banks in South Korea Instructed to Treat Crypto Exchanges as High-Risk Clients

Banks will have to deny services to clients that do not comply with ID verification requirements or fail to report suspicious activity to the FSC's anti-money laundering unit.

News  ·  14 June 2021

Major Crypto Exchanges Seek India Entry Despite Regulatory Uncertainty: Report

There is a bill pending in parliament, which seeks to ban private cryptocurrencies.

News  ·  9 June 2021

Bitfinex Now Owns a Stake in No-KYC Bitcoin Exchange Hodl Hodl

Bitfinex plans to enter the DeFi market via Hodl Hodl and will add fresh liquidity to the Hodl Hodl lending pool.

News  ·  7 June 2021

Exchange Aggregator OpenOcean Enables Trading on Solana Network

DeFi traders using OpenOcean can now make swaps on Solana-based exchanges.

Business  ·  28 May 2021

Crypto App Luno Ordered to Amend ‘Misleading’ Ads

The U.K.'s advertising regulator said the ads gave the impression that bitcoin investment is simple, when it is in fact "complex" and "volatile".

Policy & regulation  ·  26 May 2021

Institutional Crypto Exchange LMAX Digital Hit Record $6.6B Volume on Bitcoin’s ‘Black Wednesday’

LMAX Digital says many institutional clients saw last week's crypto crash as "an opportunity to buy."

Business  ·  24 May 2021

CME Returns to Second Place in Latest Rankings of Bitcoin Futures Exchanges

The global derivatives giant improves from fifth place earlier this week. Binance ranks first.

Markets  ·  21 May 2021