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SEC Delays Van Eck-Solid X Bitcoin ETF Decision, Wants More Comments

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again delayed its decision on VanEck/Solid X backed exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Kraken Launches OTC Block Trading Service

U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken has announced a major expansion to its OTC trading platform which will enhance the execution of large block trades for clients worldwide.

Ripple’s xRapid Solution to be Launched Within ‘Month or So’

Commercial version of Ripple’s payment platform xRapid could launched “in the next month or so,” Head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at Ripple Sagar Sarbhai told CNBC on Monday, September 17.

Crypto Trading Platform Caspian Raises $16 Million in Token Pre-Sale

Institutional-grade crypto trading platform Caspian has announced today it raised US$16million in a pre-sale of its CSP token. Accompanying this is the announcement that the platform is now live and no longer in beta testing.

Konstantin Gladych Steps Down as CEO of Instant Crypto Exchange Changelly

Instant cryptocurrency exchange platform Changelly has today officially announced that Konstantin Gladych steps down as the company’s Chief Executive Officer with Ilya Bere succeeding him in this role.

Gemini Exchange to Add Litecoin Support

New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is set to add Litecoin (LTC) trading pairs. The announcement came during the Litecoin Summit in San Francisco, and according to the Litecoin Foundation, LTC will be listed for trading on Gemini on October 13.

Greek Supreme Court Approves Extradition of Alleged Bitcoin Exchange Owner to Russia

The Supreme Court in Greece has ruled on Friday that the alleged owner of the now defunct Bitcoin exchange BTC-e Alexander Vinnik can be extradited to Russia, instead of the US or France, countries which also requested the his extradition.

BitGo Boosted by Approval to Become a Regulated Cryptocurrency Custodian

Crypto security startup BitGo has today received green light from the South Dakota Division of Banking to act as a qualified custodian for digital assets, meaning it can now offer institutional clients a regulated storage solution for cryptocurrencies.

New Research Says Blockchain Can Add $1 Trillion to World Trade By 2028

According to a newly released report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Bain & Company, distributed ledger technologies (DLT) could add as much as $1 trillion to global trade finance over the next ten years.

Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets as Morgan Stanley Looks into Bitcoin Trading Services

After dropping to its lowest level in terms of total market cap, the cryptocurrency market is on the rebound on Thursday, September 13, with reports that one of U.S. largest banking institutions, Morgan Stanley, is considering launching Bitcoin trading services for its clients being the one of the major driving forces.

Waves Platform Opens Discussions with Malta Government on Tokenization of Financial Assets

Russia-based Waves Platform announced it started negotiations with the government of Malta regarding the company’s accreditation in this Mediterranean country and potential scenarios for the use of the Waves blockchain solutions in the state’s government and corporate sectors.

Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Expands Into 20 New States

After launching its fiat-to-token trading platform in California earlier this summer Hong Kong-based crypto exchange OKCoin has announced that it is expanding token-to-token trading to 20 more states in the U.S.