Exchanges

Blockchain Analytics Show Altcoins 2x More Prominent in East Asia Compared to North America

On August 6, the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis published a report that analyzes cryptocurrency trends across various regions worldwide. According to the statistics, North America purchases and holds more bitcoin than any other region. Bitcoin also accounts for the largest share of U.S. crypto asset activity with 72% of all the transaction volume. The blockchain …

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Crypto Derivatives Set New Records, ETH Futures Set All-Time Highs, CME Open Interest Spikes

Digital currency derivatives have been on fire during the last two weeks as ethereum futures volumes touched an all-time high on Sunday. The popular derivatives trading platform Deribit saw 1.9 million ETH contracts traded and CME Group is now the third-largest exchange in terms of bitcoin futures open interest. Data shows that cryptocurrency futures and …

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European Bitcoin Exchange Hacked for $1.4 Million, Claims It Cannot Afford to Repay Users

2gether, a Spanish cryptocurrency trading platform, has been hacked for about $1.4 million and company executives claim that they do not have the money to repay customers. Chief executive officer Ramon Ferraz Estrada said over the course of several tweets on Monday that the breach of July 31 affected crypto investment accounts and exposed user …

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Stablecoins, Ceilings and Digital Currencies: Bad Crypto News of the Week

Stability? What stability? Bitcoin has burst through its ceiling, leapt 15% and is now tickling a new ceiling of $11,000. The new move has put Bitcoin’s actual price at around double the realized price. On Black Thursday, the realized price was higher than the actual price. So how much higher will Bitcoin go? Max Keiser …

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Single Miner Reorgs Ethereum Classic – Devs Report a Chain Split

Members of the Ethereum Classic team reported that the network suffered a reorganization today. The blockchain network is asking service providers to halt deposits while it carries out maintenance of the chain. The latest event follows a similar attack in January 2019, which led to some exchanges taking pre-emptive action. Both Ethereum Classic (ETC) and …

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Coinbase Reviewing 19 Crypto Assets for Listing, Including Wrapped Bitcoin and Paxos Gold

Crypto exchange Coinbase said Friday that it is reviewing 19 cryptocurrencies for possible listing. These new assets are: Ampleforth, Band Protocol, Balancer, Blockstack, Curve, Fetch.ai, Flexacoin, Helium, Hedera Hashgraph, Kava, Melon, Ocean Protocol, Paxos Gold, Reserve Rights, tBTC, The Graph, Theta, Uma, and Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC). Coinbase said the review process includes “significant technical and …

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Coinbase Considering 19 Additional Cryptos for Exchange Listing

Coinbase is considering listing ampleforth, hedera hashgraph, blockstack and 16 other digital assets in the cryptocurrency exchange’s latest exploratory review. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital …

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Bitcoin Trading Is Booming in Uncertain Russia, With 350% Spike in New Users on Paxful

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers Lead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind some of the most informative crypto news articles. In its citation, Redeeem says Jamie Redman, who is … read more. …

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Bitcoin Exchange Reserves Drop to a 12-Month Low Fueling Bullish Optimism

The number of bitcoin held on exchanges has touched a 12-month low, as bitcoin exchange balances have reached levels not seen since June 2019. According to onchain statistics, there’s more than 2.6 million BTC held on global trading platforms worldwide. Data from a number of sources show that the bitcoin (BTC) held on exchanges has …

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‘Huge Demand in India’ Spurs Zebpay to Launch OTC Bitcoin Trading Desk

Indian cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay is launching an OTC bitcoin trading desk. The exchange has shared the details with news.Bitcoin.com, stating that “There is huge demand” among bitcoin traders and arbitrageurs in India for OTC desk services. Zebpay Sees Huge Demand for OTC Crypto Trading in India Zebpay’s OTC desk offers “deeper liquidity and private, more …

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