Exchanges

23 Approved Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan — Number Rises Despite Pandemic

</header> <strong>Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, Japan continues to approve more cryptocurrency exchanges to legally operate in the country. The latest one was approved on Monday, bringing the total number of legal crypto exchanges in Japan to 23.</strong> Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the Moon? Forget About It First Approved …

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Uniswap V2 Offers Better Price Feeds and Doubles Down on Flash Loan Concept

The Uniswap decentralized exchange announced on March 23 a planned release of its second major version, Uniswap V2. Among the major features, the new platform will feature flash swaps — a similar feature to the infamous flash loans that some blame for recent decentralized finance (DeFi) hacks. The update’s release is tentatively scheduled for Q2 …

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Bybit Enables Two-Way Margin Trading With Perpetual Contracts Quoted in Tether

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bybit recently added tether (USDT) perpetual contracts to its suite of derivative products. The contracts will use the world’s largest stablecoin by market cap as both the quote and settlement currency for two-way trades, enabling traders to hold both long and short positions at the same time and with different levels of …

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CoinDeal Token – a Wide Range of Earning Possibilities

</header> Launched in the second quarter of 2019, CDL Token is a rapidly growing project, which has more and more to offer for its users. From the very beginning, CDL was not supposed to be an ordinary token. The goal was to create a functional cryptocurrency which would enable the users of the CoinDeal exchange …

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How Institutional Players Like CME, CBOE and Bakkt Influence the Bitcoin Price

</header> <strong>The introduction of institutional heavyweights like CME, CBOE and Bakkt to the bitcoin space was heralded by many as the key to solidifying bitcoin’s mainstream acceptance, and driving prices to a stabilized moon. While this hasn’t played out exactly as some predicted, it is still early in the game, and bitcoin futures markets do …

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Coinbase Broke Traffic Records and Saw Massive Volume During Market Collapse

Coinbase saw record site traffic and a massive surge in 24-hour trading volume during last week’s coronavirus-driven market swings, CEO Brian Armstrong said in a statement shared with CoinDesk. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange said it processed $2 billion in crypto last Thursday and Friday (for comparison, Coinbase saw $394 million in volume over the …

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Huobi Adds Crypto ‘Circuit Breaker’ After Last Week’s Mass Liquidations

In the aftermath of last week’s cryptocurrency market crash, the Huobi exchange has launched a liquidation mechanism that would pull the plug on trading should prices become too volatile. The Singapore-based firm said Wednesday the new mechanism, integrated into its crypto derivatives marketplace, would halt all liquidations – where a trader’s position is automatically closed …

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12 Platforms Allowing You to Trade Gift Cards With Cryptocurrencies

</header> <strong>In an emergency situation like the current coronavirus pandemic, anything can turn into currency as the fiat system may experience cash shortages and devaluation. Cryptocurrency users have options to trade bitcoin beyond traditional money. A number of platforms will let you exchange retailers’ gift cards with digital coins or sell you just about any …

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Hawaii Hints It May Relax Onerous Rule to Lure Crypto Firms

Hawaiian regulators have launched a digital currency sandbox initiative that exempts participating crypto companies from Hawaii’s infamous double-reserve requirement. The “Digital Currency Innovation Lab” by Hawaii’s Department of Commerce, Division of Financial Institutions (DFI), and the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will give “selected” firms a two-year reprieve from Hawaii’s state money transmitter license requirement, …

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Gemini Continues European Expansion With New Institutional Sales Role

The New York-regulated exchange Gemini is looking to expand its foothold in Europe, advertising for a new director-level role to head institutional sales. The new director for European sales will promote and grow Gemini’s business across Europe and the U.K. as well as “generate new business” by creating relationships with institutional clients, the exchange said …

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