OpenLedger CEO Ronny Boesing on BitShares Future and Platform’s Links in Belarus

Ronny Boesing, founder and chief executive of OpenLedger, a Denmark-based decentralized conglomerate offering a cryptocurrency trading platform and a number of other blockchain-based services, nurses big ambitions regarding the future of the company saying that one day it will be a household name along the lines of Amazon, Alibaba, Google.

Binance Eyes Euro Trading Pairs This Year

Binance, one of the world’s most popular and most successful cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to offer traders the ability to trade cryptocurrencies for euros with other fiat currency trading pairs in the works.

Russia Considers Offshore Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms

Russia’s ministry of finance is proposing to create special offshore cryptocurrency trading platforms with cities of Vladivostok and Kaliningrad considered as possible locations, deputy minister Alexei Moiseev said Friday.

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures

CME Group announced today it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending all relevant regulatory review periods.

Russia to Ban External Cryptocurrency Trading Websites

According to the first deputy chairman of Russia’s Central Bank Sergei Shvetsov, Russia will ban websites that offer cryptocurrency trading. He noted that the regulator’s stance towards cryptocurrencies and their derivatives was negative.