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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.

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.

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.

Binance and Malta Stock Exchange Sign Agreement to Launch Crypto Trading Platform

On Tuesday, September 11, leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malta Stock Exchange to launch a new digital exchange for security token trading.

Gemini Launches World’s First Regulated Stablecoin

Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, which was founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has announced the launch of the “Gemini Dollar” (GUSD), a dollar-backed stablecoin built on the Ethereum network according to the ERC20 standard for tokens.

No Plans for IPO, Binance Exchange CEO Says

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has no immediate plans to go public despite hiring an IPO veteran Wei Zhou as its chief financial officer.

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Rolls Out Membership Program, Will Collect Users’ Personal Information

Cryptocurrency and digiital asset exchange ShapeShift has announced it is launching a membership program for its users. While optional at first, this program will soon become a mandatory feature and require basic personal information to be collected.

Decentralized Exchange Altcoin.io Raises Close to $1 Million in Funding

Altcoin.io, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in San Diego, announced it raised nearly $1 million through WeFunder in its bid to become the world’s safest platform for exchanging digital value.

Bittrex Launches USD Markets for Cardano and Zcash

Crypto exchange Bittrex announced that on September 5 it will introduce two new USD trading pairs to its trading platform. The new markets include Cardano (ADA) and Zcash (ZEC).

Mt. Gox Opens Claims for Creditors

According to a press release posted on the infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox website, an online claim filing system has been opened allowing its creditors to begin registering claims on the funds that they lost when the exchange became insolvent in 2014.

Canada’s Largest Crypto Exchange to Expand to Europe

Coinsquare, Canada’s largest trading platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced its planned expansion into the European market, set for Q4 2018.