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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 […]

KuCoin Trading Bot Review: Making Passive Income From Market Fluctuations

Being a successful trader isn’t easy, especially in the cryptocurrency space. According to Tradeciety, 80% of all day traders quit within their first two years, and active traders underperform market indices by 6.5% annually on average. Meanwhile, the average individual investor only underperforms a market index by 1.5% a year, which would mean that most […]

PayPal Sees Crypto Trading Volume Surge as Bitcoin Price Recovers

Payments firm PayPal has hit a new record in cryptocurrency transaction trading volumes as the price of bitcoin bounces back from a plunge that saw it drop from a near $42,000 all-time high to $30,500. On social media, Alex Saunders pointed out that PayPal doubled its previous crypto trading volume record yesterday, as first spotted […]

Bitcoin Whale Moves $500 Million Following BTC Price Surge to $40,000

A bitcoin whale transferred 12,598 BTC, worth roughly $500 million, in three anonymous transactions as the coin’s price surged above $40k.

A Beginners Guide to Cryptocurrency Triangular Arbitrage

Written by Evan Francis, CEO & co-founder of Coygo Inc. which provides tooling for professional cryptocurrency trading and insights. A cryptocurrency advocate since 2010, Evan has years of experience working as a software engineer in fintech before leaving his corporate job to pursue a full-time venture in the cryptocurrency and digital asset space. Most traders have heard […]

Crypto Derivatives Volumes Hit New $1.43 Trillion All-Time High in December: Report

Derivatives trading volumes in the cryptocurrency space hit a new all-time high of $1.43 trillion in December, after rising 8.6% when compared to the previous month. In December, it’s worth noting, the price of BTC surged to $29,000. According to CryptoCompare’s December 2020 Exchange Review, while derivatives trading volumes surge to a new all-time high […]

Crypto Exchange Uphold to Keep XRP Listed Until SEC’s Lawsuit Against Ripple Is Resolved

Cryptocurrency exchange Uphold has revealed it will maintain the XRP token listed on its platform until the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission’s (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple Labs is resolved. The lawsuit was filed on December 22,  one day before former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton resigned, and names Ripple’s two of its executives, who are also significant […]

XRP Up 5% Despite Binance US and Genesis Trading Planning to Suspend XRP Trading

Despite two more firms announcing that they are going to halt XRP trading in the near future, the XRP price has surged over 5% in the past 24-hour period. On December 22, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its executives, who are also […]

OKEx Announces Mainnet Launch of ‘High-Performance Trading Chain’ OKExChain

Popular bitcoin exchange OKEx has announced the mainnet launch of its “high-performance trading chain” OKExChain for January of next year, across four main stages that will ensure the network’s security and reliability. According to OKEx, OKExChain has been in development for “just under three years,” and went through three major phases on its journey to […]

OKCoin Becomes Latest Crypto Exchange to Suspend XRP Trading

On Monday (December 28), crypto exchange OKCoin announced that it would soon be suspending trading and deposits of XRP. OKCoin’s blog post said: “We have been closely monitoring the news surrounding the December 22nd SEC lawsuit against Ripple, the company behind XRP, and two of its key executives. As the lawsuit proceedings take place, we […]

American Express Invests in Institutional Crypto Trading Platform FalconX

FinTech startup FalconX, which offers a trading platform, as well as prime brokerage services, to institutions interested in trading cryptoassets has announced an investment from American Express Ventures. FalconX was founded in 2018 by serial entrepreneurs Raghu Yarlagadda (CEO) and Prabhakar Reddy (COO). It has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Bangalore, and Valetta. According to […]

A Closer Look at the Upcoming Coinbase IPO

On Thursday (December 17), Coinbase Global, Inc. signalled its intention to conduct a registered public offering by announcing that it had filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Here is what Coinbase said in its brief blog post: “Coinbase Global, Inc. today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on […]

‘Investing in Crypto Is Not Without Risk’: Coinbase CEO Advises Newcomers to the Space

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has advised those new to the cryptocurrency space that “crypt is not without risk,” in a post published shortly after the price of bitcoin hit a new all-time high above $23,000. In the post, published on Coinbase’s official blog, Armstrong wrote that he and the cryptocurrency exchange take a “long-term view […]

CME Group Announces the Launch of Ether (ETH) Futures Contracts

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has announced the launch of an ether futures contract on February 8, 2021. Each ether futures contract is set to have 50 units of ETH and the derivative will trade between 5:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. CT from Sunday to Friday. The contracts are eligible to be exchanged for physical […]

Buying Bitcoin in Canada

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by storm and Canada wasn’t left out. Data shows the cryptocurrency ecosystem in the country has been steadily growing over the last few years, although retail interest has remained relatively low throughout the recent bull run. A study from the Bank of Canada in 2018, referring to data from 2017, […]

$1.32 Trillion: Crypto Derivatives Volumes Hit New All-Time High Last Month

Derivatives trading volumes on cryptocurrency exchanges have surged 108% to a new monthly all-time high of $1.32 trillion, while spot trading volumes increased 59% to $906 billion, according to CryptoCompare’s November 2020 Exchange Review. The report points out that the derivatives market now represents almost 60% of the total crypto market, compared to 53% in […]

CryptoCompare Research: Spot Trading on Top Tier Crypto Exchanges Up 114% in Nov 2020

According to the November 2020 issue of CryptoCompare Research’s “Exchange Review” report, last month, Binance was the #1 “Top Tier” crypto exchange by monthly spot trading volume. On Tuesday (December 8), the research arm of CryptoCompare, which is one of the leading cryptoasset market data providers, released the latest issue of its monthly “Exchange Review” […]

$ETH Up 352% YTD, OKEx Launching Ethereum 2.0 Staking Support by December 17

Due to the increasing amount of interest in Eth2 staking, OKEx has decided to offer a “one click” service “before” December 17, which is a lot earlier than what rival Coinbase has promised. On December 1, the mainnet for Eth2’s Beacon Chain was successfully launched. This is “phase 0” on the Ethereum 2.0 development roadmap. […]

U.S.-based Users Given 14 Days to Get Off Binance

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has begun clamping down on US-based clients, giving them fourteen days to transfer their funds away from the platform.

OKEx Announces User Compensation Program After Withdrawal Suspension

Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx, which suspended withdrawals in October as one of its private key holders was cooperating with authorities in an investigation, has added details on its user compensation programs after withdrawals are reenabled. As CryptoGlobe reported, OKEx  announced it will reenable withdrawals “on or before” November 27 of this year, after saying the […]

Coinbase Executive Says Institutional Interest in Cryptocurrency Increased Threefold

Coinbase head of institutional coverage Brett Tejpaul says institutional interest in cryptocurrency has grown more than threefold since the beginning of the year.

Crypto Market Cap Surpasses $500 Billion Helped by OKB and SUSHI

The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has surpassed the $500 billion mark for the first time since February 2018 as the price of several altcoins is moving up, while BTC’s price is still above the $17,800, after hitting $18,000 yesterday. While there are several cryptoassets moving up in the last 24 hours, according to […]

OKEx to Reenable Withdrawals ‘on or Before November 27’

Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced it will reenable withdrawals “on or before” November 27 of this year, as the private key holders it had lost contact with who was cooperating with an investigation has “completed assisting the authorities.” The person OKEx is believed to have lost contact with is the firm’s founder Mingxing “Star” […]

OKEx’s OKB Token Jumps 16% as Rumors Suggest Withdrawals Will Soon Be Reenabled

The price of OKEx’s OKB token has surged more than 16% on rumors suggesting that the person with who the firm lost contact that held the private keys to its wallets while cooperating in an investigation is soon set to be released from police custody. The person OKEx revealed it lost contact with is believed […]

South Korean Exchange Foblgate Supporting XRP Flare Spark Airdrop

South Korean exchange Foblgate has announced support for Flare Network’s upcoming fork of XRP which will airdrop spark tokens to holders.

Listing of $3 Billion of Bonds That Could Be Bought With Bitcoin Postponed

The listing of $3 billion worth of blockchain-based bonds that would be purchasable using bitcoin has been postponed by the exchange that was set to list them, Fusang. Fusang is a Malaysian digital securities trading platform, and revealed in a short post that the listing of the Longbong SR Notes USD Feb 2021 will be […]

$7.6 Billion Worth of Cryptocurrencies Have Been Stolen Since 2011: Report

A total of $7.6 billion worth of cryptocurrencies have been stolen by hackers and scammers since 2011, according to a new report published by Amsterdam-based blockchain analytics firm Crystal Blockchain. According to the report, reported on by CoinDesk, $2.8 billion were stolen through security breaches, with the most popular breach being against the security systems […]

Binance Awards $200,000 to Researchers Who Helped Identify Its Attackers

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has revealed it is rewarding a team of investigators with $200,000 for submitting a long-form report that identified one of the attackers that tried to hack the exchange in 2018. In a press release shared with CryptoGlobe, Binance revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice revealed its indictment of two individuals […]

Hacked Crypto Exchange KuCoin Has Recovered Most of the Stolen Funds, Co-Founder Says

Johnny Lyu, co-founder and CEO of the hacked Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin, has revealed the trading platform recovered 84% of the assets that were stolen from it back in September. KuCoin suffered a major security breach in September, in which a hacker managed to access its hot wallets and steal over $280 million worth of […]

Open Interest on CME Climbed 28.6% in October, Report Reveals

The average open interest on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), an exchange for the trading of futures and options, went up 28.6% to $593 billion in October, with the month ending with $824 million in open interest. According to CryptoCompare’s October 2020 Exchange Review, institutional open interest on cryptocurrencies remained high throughout the month, even […]

Top Crypto Exchanges’ Trading Volumes Plunged in October: CryptoCompare Report

After setting a daily trading volume record this year in September, cryptocurrency trading platforms have seen spot trading volumes decline. In October, top trading platforms saw their volumes plunge. According to CryptoCompare’s October 2020 Exchange Review, Top-Tier cryptocurrency exchanges, defined by the firm’s Exchange Benchmark, saw larges decreases in monthly spot trading volumes in October, […]

Crypto Analyst Says dYdX Airdrop Could Be Bigger Than Uniswap

Crypto analyst Tyler Swope says the upcoming airdrop for decentralized exchange dYdX could be larger than Uniswap’s in September, with the price of UNI skyrocketed to $8.00.

Morgan Creek Digital Partner: ‘Bitcoin Could Hit 1–3M Dollars in the Next 5 Years’

Recently, Jason A. Williams, Co-Founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital Assets, told Norwegian crypto exchange NBX why he is so bullish on Bitcoin. Morgan Creek Digital Assets is a multi-strategy crypto-focused investment firm aimed at institutional clients and wealthy family offices. It was founded by Mark Yusko, Jason Williams, and Anthony Pompliano in 2018, […]

Quant Firm Alameda Research Invests in Retail Crypto Trading Bot Platform

Quantitative trading firm Alameda Research has announced a $3 million backing into automated trading bot creator 3Commas.

Crypto Exchange Poloniex’s ‘President’ Tokens Predicting Victory for Joe Biden

The markets for crypto exchange Poloniex’s “President” tokens is suggesting that the users buying those tokens are feeling bullish on Joe Biden winning this Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election.  On July 24, Poloniex announced that it had added support for two new digital assets — issued by crypto derivatives exchange FTX — to its Innovation Zone. […]

Crypto Exchange FTX Plans to Launch Support for Trading Tokenized Nasdaq Stocks

On Thursday (October 29), spot and derivatives exchange FTX confirmed that it plans to launch next week a way to trade the tokenized form of select U.S. stocks against cryptoassets (including Bitcoin and certain stablecoins). Tokenization means that it will be possible to buy fractions of popular U.S. stoocks such as Amazon (AMZN) and Apple […]

Coinbase Launches Visa Debit in the U.S. That Offers Up to 4% in Crypto Rewards

On Wednesday (October 28), crypto exchange Coinbase announced the launch of Coinbase Card (its crypto debit card) in the U.S. Coinbase first introduced Coinbase Card — a new Visa debit card that allows Coinbase customers to easily spend any of the crypto balances in their Coinbase account for paying for goods/services anywhere that Visa is […]

Winklevoss Twins’ Crypto Exchange ‘Gemini’ Now Supports the Euro (EUR)

On Wednesday (October 28), crypto exchange Gemini announced support for the Euro (EUR). The Winklevoss twins—Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss—are the co-founders of Gemini Trust Company, LLC (which operates the Gemini digital asset exchange) as well as family office Winklevoss Capital Management, LLC. In a blog post published yesterday, Team Gemini said that the exchange now supports the Euro for […]

Ethereum DEX Volumes Plummet Following Drop in DeFi Incentives

Decentralized exchange (DEX) volume on ethereum’s network has plummeted over the last month, coinciding with a decline in incentives for DeFi products.

Crypto Exchange DragonEx Weighs Shutdown Amid Ongoing ‘Crisis of Trust’

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has revealed it’s weighing shutting down its operations amid an ongoing “crisis of trust” the centralized exchange is facing over OKEx’s recent withdrawal freeze. According to an official announcement, DragonEx froze deposits and withdrawals after the recent OKEx withdrawal freeze created the trust crisis, which saw exchange users start withdrawing their […]

Bitstamp Adds Crime Insurance Policy for Crypto Assets Held on Exchange

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has announced a new crime insurance policy to cover digital assets held on the platform.

Binance Jersey Shutting Down Operations… Due to Disappointing Trading Volumes?

Binance’s fiat-to-crypto exchange in Europe, Binance Jersey, is reportedly set to shut down later this year as trading volumes on the platform failed to pick up steam over time. The cryptocurrency trading platform was launched to tap into the European markets in early 2019, supporting trading pairs between bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) against the […]

A Simple User’s Guide to Bitcoin ATMs

There are now more than 10,000 Bitcoin ATMs, aka BTMs, in the world — more than three-quarters of which are installed in the United States. The first Bitcoin ATM was installed in 2013. That’s seven years between the first Bitcoin ATM installation and the ten-thousandth, compared with the nine years it took banks to do […]

Coinbase Custody Considering Adding Support for Several More Cryptoassets

Coinbase Custody announced on Friday (October 16) that “over the coming months,” it plans to “support more assets.” Coinbase Custody, which was launched in 2018, “offers clients access to the secure, institutional-grade offline storage solution that has been used by Coinbase’s exchange business since 2012,” and it is “an independent, NYDFS-regulated entity built on Coinbase’s […]

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