Exchanges

Top-Tier Exchanges’ Market Share Surpassed 90%, CryptoCompare Data Shows

Higher quality cryptocurrency trading platforms have been steadily gaining market share over the last few quarters, to the point they now command over 90% of the cryptocurrency space’s trading volumes. According to CryptoCompare’s latest Exchange Benchmark report, Top-Tier crypto trading platforms have been seeing their market share of total exchange volumes grow since August 2021. […]

Managing Director of LMAX Digital on Increasing Institutional Interest in Crypto

On Wednesday (March 30), Jenna Wright, Managing Director at LMAX Digital, was interviewed by James Harris, Commercial Director at leading digital asset market data provider CryptoCompare, at this year’s CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit. LMAX Group is “a global financial technology company and the leading independent operator of multiple institutional execution venues for FX and crypto […]

$DOGE and $SHIB Land on Popular Publicly-Owned Canadian Crypto Exchange

Netcoins, which is one of Canada’s oldest and most popular crypto trading platforms, has launched support for two meme-based cryptoassets with highly passionate communities. Netcoins, which was founded in 2014, “started out by providing a Virtual Bitcoin ATM solution to over 170,000+ stores across 3 continents, and also operated a private brokerage service for institutional […]

Crypto Exchange Binance Granted Virtual Asset License by Dubai

Binance, the world’s largest cryptoasset exchange, has been granted a license to conduct operations in Dubai following the country’s recent legislation regarding digital assets.   According to a report by Reuters, the company announced that it had obtained a Virtual Asset license from Dubai’s recently formed Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA), allowing the exchange to […]

Shiba Inu ($SHIB) Overtakes FTX’s $FTT as Ethereum Whales’ Second-Largest Holding

The meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) has overtaken the native cryptocurrency of the FTX exchange, $FTT, as the second-largest holding the largest Ethereum whales have in their portfolios, behind $ETH itself only. According to data shared by whale monitoring resource WhaleStats, the largest Ethereum whales have been adding SHIB to their holdings over time to […]

Avalanche ($AVAX) Expected to Hit Europe’s Largest Crypto Exchange

$AVAX, the native token of  smart contracts platform Avalanche, is coming soon to one of the world’s longest running crypto exchanges (as well Europe’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume). What is Avalanche ($AVAX)? Below is a brief description of Avalanche from its developer documentation: “Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise […]

Billion Dollar Philanthropy: FTX Announces New Fund to “Improve Humanity’s Long-Term Prospects”

FTX Future Fund, the philanthropic fund of FTX Co-Founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (aka “SBF”) is investing up to $1 billion this year “making grants and investments to ambitious projects in order to improve humanity’s long-term prospects.” According to the website of Future Fund, which is “funded primarily by Sam Bankman-Fried, with major contributions from Caroline […]

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Results in Surge in Trading Activity on Crypto Exchanges

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the subsequent backlash of economic sanctions against the country, has reportedly resulted in ruble trading pairs surging on the cryptocurrency market.  According to a report by Frank Chaparro for The Block that was published on March 1, Russian investors are becoming increasingly active on crypto exchanges. Since Russia’s invasion of […]

Gemini Lists $SOL, Crypto Analyst Explains ‘How To Earn Insane APRs’ on $SOL Holdings

Crypto Exchange Gemini has announced that it is now supporting $SOL, the native token of Solana, which is “an open source project implementing a new, high-performance, permissionless blockchain” that is maintained by the Geneva-based Solana Foundation. Yesterday (February 28), Gemini announced on its blog that it has added support for $SOL. Currently, $SOL is supported for […]

FTX CEO on How He Built a $32 Billion Exchange in Just Three Years

Recently, Sam Bankman-Fried (aka “SBF”) shared his experience of co-founding the popular crypto exchange FTX and growing it to a $32 billion valuation in just three years.  Speaking in an interview with Insider, SBF revealed that he decided to found his own crypto exchange in 2019 after growing annoyed with using what he called “crappy” […]

$SHIB Gains More Liquidity As Shiba Inu Is Welcomed by Popular Brazilian Exchange

On Wednesday (February 9), one of Brazil’s oldest and most popular crypto exchanges announced its support for Shiba Inu ($SHIB). Here is what Binance Academy says about Shiba Inu: “Shiba Inu (SHIB) is a dog-themed meme cryptocurrency named after a Japanese dog breed. It was created in 2020 by an anonymous developer named Ryoshi, who […]

Shiba Inu ($SHIB) Comes to Another Crypto Exchange in the Land of the Turks

On Tuesday (February 1), highly popular meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) was welcomed by another cryptoexchange in the world’s 17th most populous nation. Here is what crypto payment processor said about the Shiba Inu project back in December 2021 when it announced in a blog post that $SHIB fans would finally be able to “buy, store, swap and […]

Founders of Crypto Exchange BitMEX to Acquire German Bank Formed in 1754

The founders of popular cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX are set to acquire one of the oldest banks in Germany, Bankhaus von der Heydt, which was formed back in 1754. The move will help establish a regulated cryptocurrency products powerhouse in Europe. According to an announcement published by BitMEX a company founded by its CEO Alexander Höptner […]

Shiba Inu ($SHIB) Lands in Mexico

Highly popular meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) has landed in Mexico, getting listed on one of its most popular crypto exchanges. Here is what crypto payment processor said about the Shiba Inu project last month when it announced in a blog post that $SHIB fans would finally be able to “buy, store, swap and spend with this […]

Bitcoin Options Volumes Rose 20% in December as Crypto Prices and Futures Volumes Plunged

In December, a total of 1,464 bitcoin options contracts were traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, showing volume went up 20.6% compared to November. This is the highest level seen since May when crypto prices were at an all-time high and appeared amid a crypto market meltdown. According to CryptoCompare’s December 2021 Exchange Review report, […]

FTX CEO Outlines Biggest Challenges Facing Crypto Industry

The co-founder and chief executive officer of cryptocurrency exchange FTX has outlined his top priorities for the industry to tackle in the coming years.  In a series of tweets, FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) highlighted his roadmap for the crypto space, including the biggest challenges to overcome. SBF started by outlining what crypto had managed […]

$ELON Surges 37% As Two Major Exchanges Welcome Dogecoin Competitor ‘Dogelon Mars’

Two major crypto exchanges have listed highly popular dog meme cryptocurrency Dogelon Mars ($ELON), helping the price of this Ethereum-powered token to surge over 37% in the past 24-hour period. What is $ELON? Here is the backstory for Dogelon Mars: “In the year 2420 a young Dogelon Mars was born onto the beautiful red sands of Mars where he […]

$SHIB and $GALA Are Coming to One of the World’s Longest Running Crypto Exchanges

On Wednesday (December 8), one of the world’s oldest and most popular crypto exchanges announced details about its upcoming support for the following cryptoassets: Shiba Inu ($SHIB), dYdX ($DYDX), Gala ($GALA), and Perpetual Protocol ($PERP). Bitstamp, which was founded in 2011, got registered in the UK in 2013 and in Luxembourg in 2014. It has […]

$SHIB Flips $AVAX Thanks to New Friendshibs With William Volk, Newegg, and Kraken

On Tuesday (November 30), the world’s hottest dog meme cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) managed to jump over $AVAX, the native token of smart contracts platform Avalanche after a 24% price surge in the past 24-hour period. What Is Shiba Inu ($SHIB)? Here is how South Korean crypto exchange Korbit described this meme-based cryptocurrency when it announced on November […]

Cardano: Crypto Quant Benjamin Cowen Says eToro FUD Will Not Sink $ADA

Although even before today’s Covid-related market correction the price of $ADA was heading down as the result of eToro announcing that it plans to delist $ADA on its U.S. platform, crypto quant Benjamin Cowen, Founder and CEO at “Into The Cryptoverse” says the death of $ADA is greatly exaggerated. It all started on Tuesday (November […]

Shiba Inu Token ($SHIB) Lands on South Korean Crypto Exchange, Flips Crypto.com Coin ($CRO)

Meme-based cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) started trading today on a popular crypto exchange in South Korea. On Monday (November 22), Coinhako, one of Singapore’s oldest crypto trading platforms rolled out the red carpet for the members of the Shib army: The next day, Korbit, one of South Korea’s oldest crypto exchanges, announced that it would […]

Hoskinson on Crypto Exchange eToro’s Upcoming De-Listing of Cardano ($ADA) in the U.S.

Earlier today, eToro announced on its website that due to regulatory concerns, it would be “limiting ADA and TRX” for users based in the U.S. and that these users would “no longer be able to open new positions in, or receive staking rewards for, Cardano (ADA) and TRON (TRX)” but would be “able to close […]

Crypto.com ($CRO) ‘Staples Center Rally’ Continues, Latest 27% Surge Setting New ATH

On Sunday (November 21), the price of Crypto.com Coin ($CRO), the native token of the Crypto.com Chain, surged over 27%, reaching a new all-time high of 0.7439 at 5:12 p.m. UTC on FTX. What is $CRO? According to the crypto exchange Crypto.com, which was founded in June 2016, Crypto.com Coin ($CRO) is the native token of […]

Floki Inu ($FLOKI) Community Creates Petition to Get Listed on Coinbase

The community behind the meme-inspired cryptocurrency Floki Inu ($FLOKI) has created a petition asking Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to list it on its platform. The petition has now been signed by over 30,000 users. According to its page on Change.org, the petition is asking to “get the recognition it deserves and get listed on Coinbase.” […]

Cardano ($ADA) Set To Get Listed on Europe’s Largest Crypto Exchange

$ADA, the cryptocurency with probably the most passionate community on social media, will soon be listed on one of the world’s longest running crypto exchanges (as well Europe’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume). On Thursday (November 18), Bitstamp announced that it is preparing to welcome $ADA. In a blog post published on November 18, […]

Crypto Exchange Crypto.com Makes a $700 Million Bet on the Future of Crypto, $CRO Up 20%

Singapore-based centralized exchange Crypto.com has signed another huge sponsorship deal, as the result of which the iconic sports area in downtown Los Angeles that is currently known as “Staples Center” will be renamed to “Crypto.com Arena”. Staples Center is “owned and operated by the Arturo L.A. Arena Company and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG); it serves as […]

Dogelon Mars ($ELON) Gets Listed on Non-Custodial Crypto Trading Platform StealthEx

Non-custodial trading platform StealthEX, which works with multiple centralized crypto exchanges, has announced that it now supports Dogelon Mars ($ELON), which is one of the most popular new dog meme cryptocurrencies. What is $ELON? Here is the backstory for Dogelon Mars: “In the year 2420 a young Dogelon Mars was born onto the beautiful red […]

Floki Inu ($FLOKI) Gets Listed on Crypto Exchange With Over 5 Million Users

On Friday (November 12), a top 15 (by trading volume) centralized crypto exchange listed popular dog meme cryptocurrency Floki Inu ($FLOKI). What Is $FLOKI? The idea of creating this cryptocurrency was born on June 25 after Dogecoin $DOGE) advocate Elon Musk tweeted that the name of his Shiba Inu dog would be “Floki”. Until recently, […]

$SHIB Army Upset With Kraken for Not Keeping Word To List the Popular Meme Coin

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has revealed it won’t be listing the meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) just yet as it needs to work on how it will move through its listing review process. Kraken revealed in a tweet that it heard the so-called SHIBArmy about their intentions to get the cryptocurrency listed on the exchange, […]

Shiba Inu: Turkish Exchange Lists $SHIB, Helping It To Surge to New All-Time High

Istanbul-based crypto exchange Paribu has listed Shiba Inu ($SHIB), thereby helping the meme-based cryptocurrency to surge to a new all-time high price. This is how Coinbase described the $SHIB token when it announced on June 15 that it was listing the extremely popular cryptocurrency on Coinbase Pro: “Shiba Inu (SHIB) is a token that aspires […]

Global Exchange Operator Cboe Set to Acquire Crypto Exchange ErisX

Global exchange operator Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Eris Digital Holdings, LLC (ErisX), which “operates a U.S. based digital asset spot market, a regulated futures exchange and a regulated clearing house.” In a joint press release, the two […]

CoinSwitch Kuber Becomes India’s Most Valuable Cryptocurrency Exchange

India-based crypto exchange Coin Switch Kuber announced on Wednesday (October 6) that it had “managed to raise a Series C Funding of $260 Million.” The app-based exchange was founded in June 2020 by Ashish Singhal (CEO), Govind Soni (CTO), Vimal Sagar Tiwari (COO), and Sharan Nair (Chief Business Officer). According to Wikipedia, Coin Switch Kuber, […]

Netflix Working on Documentary About Scandal Involving Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

Netflix recently announced an upcoming documentary on the story of now-defunct Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX and the suspicious death of its founder, whom some blame for $250 million in customer funds that went missing. According to a press release issued by Netflix on September 23, the video streaming company plans to premiere in 2022 a […]

Cardano ($ADA) Gets Listed on Swiss Crypto Exchange

On Tuesday (September 28), Lykke Corp, which is a Switzerland-based FinTech startup that owns and operates the Lykke Wallet cryptocurrency exchange, announced the listing of Cardano’s $ADA token. According to Lykke’s press release, Lykke Wallet is “a commission-free cryptocurrency exchange integrated with a cryptocurrency wallet” that “makes it possible to buy and sell cryptocurrency, such […]

Top-Tier Exchanges Dominate Crypto Market as Traders Go Risk-Off: Report

Higher quality cryptocurrency trading platforms have been steadily gaining market share over the last few quarters as both retail and institutional traders choose less risky platforms, according to a newly published report. According to CryptoCompare’s updated Exchange Benchmark, Top-Tier exchanges added 4% additional market share since February of this year and now control 89% of […]

Shark Tank Star To Be Paid in Crypto by FTX for Serving As Brand Ambassador

FTX Trading Ltd., the company behind the popular cryptoasset trading platform FTX, has announced a long-term relationship with celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary (aka “Mr. Wonderful” on ABC TV series “Shark Tank“). According to the press release, O’Leary, a popular host on the hit investing show Shark Tank, will be taking an equity stake in both FTX […]

Cardano ($ADA) Native Assets Will Soon Be Supported on Crypto Exchange Bitrue

On Monday (July 19), Singapore-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Bitrue announced that before the end of this month it intends to become the first exchange to offer support for native assets on the Cardano blockchain. Unlike with Ethereum, which requires smart contracts (i.e. custom code) for creation of user-defined tokens, Cardani offers native support for user-defined tokens. This support […]

Institutions are Betting on Ethereum, Will ETH’s Price Keep Rising?

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The J’JO Investment Service Will Be Launched in Mid-May

Tallinn, Estonia: A startup headquartered in Estonia is launching the J’JO Investment Service, which aims to provide ordinary users the opportunity to professionally invest in the cryptocurrency market. Every year, the influx of new participants in the crypto market is increasing significantly. Most of these users are unskilled private investors who, when encountering the market […]

Highlights From CryptoCompare’s Crypto Exchange Review Report for April 2021

On Thursday (May 6), CryptoCompare, a leading cryptoasset market data provider, released the April 2021 edition of CryptoCompare Research’s “Exchange Review” report. The April 2021 report, which was sponsored by AAX, the world’s first crypto exchange powered by London Stock Exchange Group’s LSEG Technology, provides many interesting insights, a few of which are highlighted in this article. Before we start, it […]

Dogecoin ($DOGE) Gets Listed on Gemini, Hits $0.60, Now 4th Most Valuable Cryptoasset

On Tuesday (May 5), just one day after crypto exchange eToro added support for Dogecoin ($DOGE), the Gemini exchange, which is owned by the Winklevoss twins, listed the super popular meme-based cryptocurrency. Around 11:22 UTC on May 3, eToro succumbed to customer demand and added support for trading of Dogecoin on its platform. Well, roughly […]

Ripple (XRP) Price Surge in April Pushed Daily Trading Volume at Crypto Exchange Bitrue Up 400%

As the entire cryptocurrency market soared higher in recent weeks to allow Bitcoin (BTC) to hit fresh record highs, cryptocurrency businesses are also reaping benefits from the high interest in trading digital assets recently. The California-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitrue is one of the platforms that has enjoyed strong growth in recent months amid the surge […]

The First Token Burn in BTC-Alpha’s History Went Successfully

A historic event took place on BTC-Alpha, a European-based cryptocurrency exchange. The first token burn of the exchange’s native tokens, ALP Coins, went successfully. They burnt 1,000,000 tokens according to the trading volumes of ALP throughout the entire existence of the exchange, and also all the ALPs paid for its products and services. Vitalii Bodnar, […]

Zignaly Lists on AscendEX

AscendEX has announced the listing of the ZigCoin (ZIG).

OptionRoom Listing on AscendEX

AscendEX has announced the listing of the OptionRoom Token (ROOM)

A Few Highlights From CryptoCompare’s Crypto Exchange Review Report for March 2021

On Thursday (April 8), CryptoCompare, a leading cryptoasset market data provider, released the March 2021 edition of CryptoCompare Research’s “Exchange Review” report. The March 2021 report, which was sponsored by AAX, the world’s first crypto exchange powered by London Stock Exchange Group’s LSEG Technology, provides many interesting insights, a few of which are highlighted in […]

If You Care About DeFi, You Should Know About the 1inch Network

On Thursday (April 8), the team behind the 1inch project, which is perhaps best known for its highly regarded DEX aggregator, decided to formally introduce all five components of the 1inch Network. The 1inch Network “unites decentralized protocols whose synergy enables the most lucrative, fastest and protected operations in the DeFi space.” Here are a […]

Xend Is Listing on AscendEX

AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the Xend Token (XEND) under the pair USDT/XEND on Apr 2 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. Xend Finance is a DeFi platform for cooperatives and credit unions that offers multiple levels of interest by optimizing […]

KuCoin Test Network Kratos Beta Officially Ends

KuCoin, one of the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges, announces that their KuChain team is bringing Kratos beta network to the next stage of development. The team shares gratitude with the community who participated in the beta launch.  The official statement on KuCoin’s blog assures the community that the Kratos beta laid the foundation for important […]

This Centralized Exchange Token Went Up More Than 700% in Q1 2021

In this article, we looked at the native tokens of the most popular centralized crypto exchanges to discover which token performance vs USD in the first quarter of 2021. The exchange tokens we considered were Binance Coin (BNB), FTX Token (FTT), Huobi Token (HT), LEO Token (LEO), and OKB (OKB). According to data by CryptoCompare, […]

A New Product Makes Trading Bitcoin Futures on CME More Accessible

On Tuesday (March 30), the world’s leading derivatives marketplace CME Group announced that it plans to launch a new Bitcoin futures product on May 3 (subject to regulatory approval, of course). According to CME’s press release, Micro Bitcoin futures will be 1/10 the size of one bitcoin (BTC). This smaller-sized contract will “provide market participants […]

Duke University’s Endowment Fund Is Set to Make a Huge Profit From Its Investment in Coinbase

The endowment fund of Duke University made an early investment in popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase which has “probably increased 100x,” according to a report by CoinDesk citing two sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, the $3.9 billion Duke Endowment was included in Coinbase’s early fundraising rounds because one of the firm’s co-founders, […]

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Bybit Announces ADA, DOT, and UNI Trading Pairs

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bybit has announced the addition of three new USDT trading pairs with Cardano (ADA), Polkadot (DOT) and Uniswap (UNI).  According to a press release shared with CryptoGlobe, the Singapore-based exchange has introduced new trading pairs in an effort to expands its altcoin selection for clients. The new crypto-assets join Bybit’s selection of […]

Centralized Exchange Tokens Are Super Hot Right Now

Exchange tokens have taken off in February thanks to a boom in trading volume and increased interest in DeFi products.

CryptoCompare Report Highlights Top Crypto Exchanges and Why They Stand Out

Cryptocurrency exchanges have over time kept on increasing their operational standards and transparency, to the point most trading platforms are now considered Top-Tier and improved security has led to fewer hacking incidents. According to CryptoCompare’s Exchange Benchmark report, Top-Tier exchanges, those graded AA-BB, have gained an additional 13% market share in the last four months, […]

BNB Hits $148, CZ Says Binance Smart Chain Has Flipped Ethereum on Daily Transactions

On Wednesday (February 10), Binance Coin (BNB) extended the rally that has taken it from around $27.80 (on November 10) to around $145.70, where it is currently (as of 10:55 UTC on February 10), as you can see from the three-month price chart below by TradingView. According to TradingView, at 09:03 UTC on February 10, […]

Cryptocurrency Trading Volumes Nearly Doubled to New Highs Last Month: Report

Cryptocurrency spot and derivatives trading volumes have surged last month as the price of bitcoin moved to a high near $42,000 and subsequently crashed to less than $30,000 before recovering. According to CryptoCompare’s January 2021 Exchange Review, spot trading volumes increased 97% in January to $2.34 trillion, while derivatives volumes increased 101% to $2.89 trillion. […]

Crypto Exchange FTX Pledges to Donate 1% of Fee Revenue to Charity

Popular cryptocurrency exchange FTX has pledged to donate 1% of its fee revenue to charity via the newly formed FTX Foundation. Per the exchange, users will be able to vote on the destination of the donations. In a blog post where FTX points out it has “grown tremendously” as its daily trading volume now averages […]

What are Differences in Technical Solutions Between Crypto Exchange and Traditional Exchange?

Written by: Dmytro Volkov, CTO of the international cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO. A crypto exchanges technical infrastructure has much in common with traditional exchanges and trading firms. Trading stocks, commodity contracts, cryptocurrencies or any other financial instrument requires basically the same technical solutions and faces very similar problems. However, there are some notable differences. Hardware and […]

Crypto Exchange FTX Launches WallStreetBets Futures to Capitalize on Retail Trading Fervor

Popular cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform has launched a WallStreetBets (WSB) index quarterly futures contract to capitalize on the retail trading fervor that has been growing over the last few days. Earlier this month, traders from the popular WallStreetBets subreddit piled into GameStop after activist investor and Chewy Inc Ryan Cohen joined its board, and in a bid […]

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