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, […]

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