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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.

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.

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.

Nasdaq Explores Crypto Price Prediction Tool – Report

Nasdaq, the second largest stock exchange in the world after NYSE, is reportedly preparing to add tools to predict the price movements of crypto assets to its Analytics Hub. The new tool will provide institutional investors with the ability to trade hundreds of crypto assets, Coindesk reported on Tuesday citing an unnamed source.

SEC Suspends Trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Exchange-Traded Product

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an “Order of Suspension of Trading” for Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (“CETHF”) issued by Swedish company XBT Provider AB.

Yahoo Finance Quietly Integrates Cryptocurrency Trading Service

Yahoo Finance, the most popular financial news website in the U.S., now allows visitors to purchase and trade Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum with information on other cryptocurrencies still remaining in display only mode.

BitMEX Announces ‘ETHUSD Perpetual Swap’ And ‘UPs And Downs’ Products

Despite recent bearish trends on the crypto markets, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has traded more than 1 million BTC contracts in a single day for the second time in a month. A total of 1,027,214.62 Bitcoin contracts (worth roughly $6.6 billion) were traded on Wednesday, August 8, following the company setting the world record […]

ShapeShift Acquires Cryptocurrency Trading Start-Up Bitfract

Cryptocurrency and digiital asset exchange ShapeShift announced on Wednesday, August 8, the acquisition of the Austin-based software company Bitfract after it made “the only tool in the world” that allows trading bitcoin into dozens of digital assets in a single transaction company’s API.

NYSE Operator to Launch New Global Digital Assets Platform

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), a leading operator of more than 20 global exchanges, clearing houses, data and listings services, announced on Friday, August 3, that it plans to form a new company, Bakkt, which will leverage Microsoft cloud solutions “to create an open and regulated, global ecosystem for digital assets.”

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 and Apple.

ItBit Adds Four New Cryptocurrencies After Getting NYFDS Regulatory Approval

Bitcoin exchange itBit announced it has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to add four major cryptocurrencies to its trading and custody services.

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.