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Crypto Exchange Coincheck Resumes NEM Trading Almost 10 Months After Major Hack

Recently re-opened Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck has announced it has resumed NEM (XEM) crypto token trading after a restructuring of its platform by external “security experts,” South Korean news outlet FNNews reports Nov. 13.In January of this year, Coincheck suffered an industry record-breaking hack when $534 million worth of NEM was stolen from its wallets.This […]
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eToro Launches Bespoke Cryptocurrency Wallet for Bitcoin and Three Altcoins

Global cryptocurrency and fiat trading platform eToro announced the release of its own cryptocurrency wallet today, Nov. 6, with initial support for four cryptoassets.EToro, which last month became the first platform to offer fiat trading of cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s in-house token Binance Coin (BNB), promises to add additional functionality to the product following the initial […]
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World’s Largest Crypto Exchange OKEx to Delist 50+ Trading Pairs Due to ‘Weak’ Performance

Major Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx will delist over 50 trading pairs with weak performance, according to an announcement published Oct. 25.As per the announcement, at 6:00 am Oct. 31, 2018 CET, the exchange will halt the trading of a swathe of pairs that they cite as having weak liquidity and trading volume. The exchange […]
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NYSE Parent Company Reveals Launch Date for Bitcoin Futures on Bakkt Platform

The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has announced the launch date for Bitcoin (BTC) futures on its platform Bakkt, according to a document released Oct. 22.Bakkt is a platform for trading, storing, and spending digital assets that was established earlier this year by global exchange operator ICE.Per the […]
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Bitcoin Markets Volatile After US SEC Suspends Trading in Two Crypto-Based Securities

US regulators banned trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Tracker One securities Sunday, September 9, briefly sending cryptocurrency markets tumbling.Citing “confusion” among investors, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a notice that two exchange-traded notes (ETNs) –  Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (“CETHF”) –  would cease trading until September […]
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Despite Ban, China Keeps Trading Cryptocurrency Thanks to Tether and VPNs, Says Report

Chinese traders are using virtual private networks (VPNs) as a major tool to circumvent the ongoing government crackdown on cryptocurrency trading, local media outlet South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported September 8.According to SCMP, referencing reports from Beijing-affiliated Shanghai Securities Times, traders have begun leveraging stablecoin Tether (USDT) as a means of entering and exiting […]
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Goldman Sachs Says ‘No Thanks’ to Crypto Trading Desk, While India Sends Officials to ‘Crypto College’

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBusiness Insider: Goldman Sachs Scraps Crypto Trading Desk PlansGoldman Sachs […]
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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift to Gradually Introduce Membership Program

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has introduced a new rewards program, which will eventually become a mandatory membership model for the exchange’s users, according to an announcement published September 4.Erik Voorhees, founder and CEO of ShapeSHift, stated that today the exchange released a loyalty program entitled ShapeShift Membership. While ShapeShift is known as “the exchange without accounts,” […]
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IT Giant NTT Data, Ministry of Economy Announce Blockchain-Based Platform for Trade

Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is working on a blockchain-based data sharing system for the trade industry, Cointelegraph Japan reported Thursday, August 23. The NEDO, Japan’s largest public management organization that promotes research and deployment of industrial and energy technologies, is reportedly developing a blockchain-powered project to streamline the infrastructure for […]
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