Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency

US futures-based bitcoin ETF rises in first day of trading, bitcoin nears record

The first US bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund began trading yesterday, sending bitcoin to a six-month high and just off its all-time peak, as traders bet the ETF could bo...

Facebook

US lawmakers say Facebook cannot be trusted to manage cryptocurrency

A group of US lawmakers said Facebook Inc cannot be trusted to manage cryptocurrency and urged the social media platform to discontinue immediately a small pilot of its cryptocurre...

New York Crypto

New York directs two cryptocurrency lending platforms to cease activity

Two cryptocurrency lending platforms were asked to cease activities in New York by the state’s attorney general on Monday and three other platforms were directed to provide i...

Bitcoin hovers near 6-month high on ETF hopes, inflation worries

Bitcoin hovered near a six-month high Monday morning on hopes that US regulators would soon allow cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds to trade, while global inflation worries also...

Crypto Coins

Crypto firms Tether and Bitfinex to pay $42.5 million to settle US CFTC charges

Cryptocurrency Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex will pay $42.5 million to settle civil charges from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission over allegedly making misleading ...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

US becomes largest bitcoin mining centre after China crackdown

The United States has overtaken China to account for the largest share of the world’s bitcoin mining, data published by the UK’s Cambridge Centre for Alternative Financ...

Bitcoin

JPMorgan’s Dimon blasts bitcoin as ‘worthless’, due for regulation

Jamie Dimon, the co-CEO of banking titan JPMorgan Chase & Co has said at a conference that cryptocurrencies will be regulated by governments and that he personally thinks bitco...

Platform News: Binance

Binance trading volumes soar despite regulatory crackdown

Trading volumes at major cryptocurrency exchange Binance soared between July and September, suggesting a recent crackdown by regulators across the globe has had little impact on th...

Crypto Coins

New money: Central banks lay out operating manual for digital cash

A group of central banks sketched out a potential operating manual for digital cash on Thursday as they aim to strike a balance between keeping up with cryptocurrencies and concern...

Bitcoin China

Cryptocurrency exchanges rush to cut ties with Chinese users after fresh crackdown

Cryptocurrency exchanges and providers of crypto services are scrambling to sever business ties with mainland Chinese clients, after Beijing issued a blanket ban on all crypto trad...

Bitcoin attempts recovery as Evergrande-led selloff eases

Cryptocurrency prices bounced off 1-1/2 month lows today  as a heavy selloff overnight linked to concerns about a possible loan default by property developer China Evergrande eased...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

AMC Entertainment to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

AMC boss Adam Aron said the theater chain would accept ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin alongside bitcoin for ticket purchases, as cryptocurrencies gain acceptance among mainstream...

Platform News: Coinbase

Coinbase looking to raise $1.5 billion through debt offering

Coinbase is planning to raise about $1.5 billion through a debt offering to invest in product development and potential mergers and acquisitions, the US cryptocurrency exchange has...

Financial Conduct Authority

UK watchdog demands more power over crypto promotions

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) called on Monday for powers to govern the online promotion of cryptoassets to combat a flood of “problematic content” ...

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