Tel Aviv Stock Exchange’s crypto trading proposal a ‘closed-loop system’

When the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), the only public stock exchange in Israel, announced that it drafted a proposal for regulation-friendly crypto trading on Feb. 27, it echoed across the crypto industry as a step forward for crypto adoption. However, some experts have framed the proposal as a somewhat underwhelming update to the current … Read more

FDIC-FTX spat is another reason for investors to self-custody their funds

Searching for more evidence that self-custody of your cryptocurrency holdings beats a centralized manager? Look to the latest action by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The agency sent a letter to FTX Exchange this month — along with four other entities — that included a cease and desist order for “false and misleading statements.” … Read more

Coinbase Responds to Reports of Selling Customer ‘Geo Tracking’ Data to US Government – Exchanges Bitcoin News

The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has insisted that it does not sell “proprietary customer data” after reports surfaced that its Tracer product is providing “historical geo tracking data” to the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Coinbase Responds to Reports of It Selling Customer Data to U.S. Government Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase came under fire last … Read more

KuCoin CEO slams insolvency rumors citing “no plan to halt withdrawal”

Crypto exchange KuCoin found itself at the center of discussion when a sub-community of Crypto Twitter started warning investors about an incoming ban on funds withdrawal. KuCoin CEO, Johnny Lyu, was however quick to dismiss the unvetted rumors before they picked up steam. Prominent crypto figures on Twitter, including trader @KongBTC and blockchain investigator @otteroooo, … Read more

Coinbase Reveals European Expansion Plan — Seeks Licenses in Spain, Italy, France, Netherlands – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed its plan to expand in several European markets. The company is reportedly in the process of registering a crypto exchange in Spain, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Coinbase Expanding in Europe Coinbase Global Inc. (Nasdaq: COIN) is reportedly planning to expand operations in Europe, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing an interview … Read more

Binance Announces New Payments Partner Amid Fiat Deposit and Withdrawal Suspension in Brazil – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Binance has chosen a new payments partner amid the suspension of direct fiat deposits and withdrawals in Brazil. The company stated it will now work with Latam Gateway, a payments processing company that has been in the payments intermediation business since 2019. Binance reported it would be working to normalize the fiat deposit and withdrawal … Read more

Binance Launches New Platform for VIP and Institutional Crypto Investors – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Crypto exchange Binance has launched a new platform for VIP and institutional investors. The VIP program allows Binance users to “get rewarded with more discounts and VIP privileges” as their trading volume climbs up VIP tiers. ‘Binance Institutional’ Launched Global cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced Thursday the launch of “Binance Institutional,” a new platform for VIP … Read more

Singapore Based Crypto Exchange Bybit Expands to Argentina – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Bybit, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced it will be expanding its operations to Argentina. The exchange wants to offer Argentinian citizens another platform on which to transact, given the popularity that the cryptocurrency industry is enjoying in the country. The exchange will also have a dedicated team to support Argentinian operations. Bybit Lands … Read more

Coinbase Derivatives Exchange Reveals Nano Bitcoin Futures Product – Exchanges Bitcoin News

On June 27, Coinbase Derivatives Exchange (formerly Fairx exchange) announced it will launch its first crypto derivatives investment vehicle pegged to the value of 1/100th of a bitcoin. The new “nano bitcoin futures” product will be listed under the ticker “BIT.” Coinbase derivatives are regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Coinbase Introduces BIT, … Read more

Bybit enters into settlement agreement with Ontario Securities Commission

Bybit announced that it reached a settlement agreement with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) on Thursday, a day after the OSC released a Statement of Allegations against the crypto asset trading platform. The agreement includes several measures to be taken by Bybit as it engages in registration talks with the Canadian regulator. This announcement comes … Read more