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Cryptocurrency trading stays illegal in Iran
05 August, 2019 14:03

Cryptocurrency trading stays illegal in Iran

Tehran has reportedly kept expanding legislation with crypto-related rules. The government approved the law which did not approve cryptocurrencies as means of payment despite recent legalization of cryptocurrency mining.

OKEx launches new trading instruments
05 August, 2019 13:45

OKEx launches new trading instruments

The Maltese digital asset exchange OKEx has launched a new comprehensive data analysis platform that covers derivatives trading trends.

Bitmain records $625 million loss in early 2019
05 August, 2019 11:43

Bitmain records $625 million loss in early 2019

The major producer of cryptocurrency mining capacities – Bitmain – unveiled its financial performance report with huge losses recorded over the first two months of the year. According to the unveiled data, the company faced a total loss of $625 million over the period under review.

Chinese Central Bank to develop legal digital currency
05 August, 2019 11:29

Chinese Central Bank to develop legal digital currency

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) intends to accelerate research and development in the field of legal digital currency. This is stated in the statement of the department.

Mike Novogratz advice to invest in Bitcoin
02 August, 2019 15:35

Mike Novogratz advice to invest in Bitcoin

Billionaire Mike Novogratz stated that about 2-3% of personal investments should be concentrated in Bitcoin.

CFTC spokesperson: LedgerX yet to get green light for bitcoin futures
02 August, 2019 15:16

CFTC spokesperson: LedgerX yet to get green light for bitcoin futures

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has reacted to the recent announcement about the launch of physically-settled bitcoin futures made by LedgerX. The representative of the authority claimed that the regulator did not approve the launch. As a result, the company eventually failed to roll out physically-settled bitcoin futures.

Oil prices resume upward movement after recent collapse
02 August, 2019 13:40

Oil prices resume upward movement after recent collapse

Oil prices have resumed rising following the major slackening over the past few years caused by the reports about the possible imposition of new duties on Chinese products in the USA. The September Brent futures on London ICE Futures hiked to...

Walmart can create its own stablecoin
02 August, 2019 13:38

Walmart can create its own stablecoin

Retail giant Walmart wants to develop its own digital currency, similar to the cryptocurrency project of Facebook. This is evidenced by a new patent application of the company.

New York Attorney General doubts data request to be too expensive-to-satisfy for Bitfinex
02 August, 2019 12:38

New York Attorney General doubts data request to be too expensive-to-satisfy for Bitfinex

The stand-off between Bitfinex-Tether and New York Attorney General is running on. This time, Bitfinex and Tether complained that they had already spent about half a million dollars for collecting the documents required by the plaintiff. The New York Attorney General believes that actions hardly overloaded the companies.

Anthony Pompiano: Every central bank will buy Bitcoin 
02 August, 2019 11:13

Anthony Pompiano: Every central bank will buy Bitcoin 

Central banks around the world will soon begin to buy bitcoins in large quantities instead of gold. About this in his Twitter said the co-founder of Morgan Creek, Anthony Pompiano.

US dollar down against Japanese yen on stronger demand for safe havens
02 August, 2019 10:51

US dollar down against Japanese yen on stronger demand for safe havens

The US dollar has lost grounds vs the Japanese yen due to better demand for safe havens amid concerns about the aggravation of the ongoing trade conflict. The fears followed the recent reports about Washington's plans to launch new import duties.

CEO ICE Jeffrey Sprecher: Market likely to see Bakkt product soon
02 August, 2019 09:33

CEO ICE Jeffrey Sprecher: Market likely to see Bakkt product soon

ICE's cryptocurrency exchange Bakkt is getting ready to launch bitcoin futures in the near term. CEO at ICE Jeffrey Sprecher stated that the platform is on its home stretch now. He explained that Bakkt is waiting for the final approvals, so the launch of physically-settled bitcoin futures will be not long in coming.