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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Unveils Anti-Manipulation Tool ‘Shimmer’

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex deployed its proprietary market surveillance tool to combat market abuse on the platform called “Shimmer.” According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on March 24, Shimmer is meant to identify and investigate possible manipulative behaviours and suspicious trading on Bitfinex. The exchange expects that the integration of the tool with its matching …

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6 Cryptocurrency Exchanges That Don’t Require KYC

</header> <strong>These days, it’s taken as a given that KYC must be endured to trade cryptos on centralized exchanges. In fact, there are still dozens of exchanges you can access without having to risk your personal documents and identity. The following guide examines six such platforms, and considers precautions you should take when using KYC-less …

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Crypto Exchanges Overwhelmed on Bitcoin’s Most Volatile Day of the Year

</header> <strong>Binance chief Changpeng Zhao referred to it as “Bloodbath day,” and many in the cryptosphere will echo those sentiments, as fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic reverberates through global markets. As crypto exchanges were thronged by frantic traders looking to capitalize on – or seek refuge from – the unprecedented market dump, several platforms buckled …

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Boerse Stuttgart: New German Crypto Regulation Poised to Attract Institutional Investors

</header> <strong>Since the new German crypto regulation went into effect, financial institutions in Germany have been preparing to offer crypto custody services. Among them is Boerse Stuttgart, the country’s second-largest stock exchange. Having obtained a provisional license from BaFin, the regulator in charge of licensing crypto service providers, Boerse Stuttgart is preparing to offer crypto …

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Google Executive From India Joins Coinbase as Chief Product Officer

</header> <strong>A Google executive from India has joined Coinbase as the new chief product officer after 11 years at Google. He aims to help Coinbase make cryptocurrency mainstream. “I am excited about what crypto and blockchain technology can do to democratize our financial systems,” the executive said, citing his experience growing up in India and …

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Crypto Exchange Zebpay Announces Relaunch in India Ahead of Supreme Court Decision on RBI Ban

</header> <strong>Zebpay is returning to India more than a year after closing down local crypto exchange operations due to the banking ban imposed by the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Under a new leadership team, the exchange has also revealed a number of upcoming new services, including a crypto-to-crypto exchange and a …

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Uphold App Now Lets Users Easily Trade Directly Between Over 60 Cryptos, Fiat Currencies and Metals

</header> <strong>The new Uphold mobile app features an ‘Anything to Anything’ interface, which lets users easily trade directly between more than 60 assets. This means that Uphold users in the UK for example, can now directly <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://buy.bitcoin.com/bch” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>buy bitcoin cash</a> (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) with their local GBP fiat …

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UK High Court Orders Freeze on $1M of Bitcoin in Ransomware Case

A United Kingdom High Court ordered a proprietary injunction on Bitcoin (BTC) obtained through a ransomware attack on a Canadian insurance company. A proprietary injunction is an order which prevents a person from dealing with their own assets when it is subject of a proprietary claim. On Jan. 17, the UK High Court released documents …

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Alexander Vinnik Accused of Laundering Billions Through BTC-e Extradited to France

</header> <strong>Alexander Vinnik, the Russian-born IT specialist who spent over two years in detention in Greece, where he was arrested on a U.S. warrant, is now in Paris. The alleged BTC-e operator, suspected of laundering at least $4 billion through the now defunct crypto exchange, has been handed over to France after the Greek judiciary …

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Silvergate Bank and Bitstamp Launch Bitcoin Collateralized Loans

</header> <strong>U.S.-based Silvergate Bank has launched a bitcoin collateralized loan product with Bitstamp as its launch partner. The crypto exchange will act as the bank’s agent to manage and provide custody for bitcoin collateral. The product utilizes Silvergate Bank’s Exchange Network to fund loans and process repayments in real time.</strong> Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide …

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