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US dollar posts marginal changes with US Fed meeting in focus
31 July, 2019 10:38

US dollar posts marginal changes with US Fed meeting in focus

The US dollar has not changed much against the majors during Asian trading in the middle of the week. The market, as well as the currency, is waiting for the results of the US Fed meeting that started yesterday. The US Dollar index decreased to 97.78 on Wednesday.

Blockchain unveils own cryptocurrency exchange
30 July, 2019 16:42

Blockchain unveils own cryptocurrency exchange

Blockchain, provider of cryptocurrency wallet, has eventually announced its own cryptocurrency exchange. The notice was made on the company's Twitter on July 30. The registration on the new platform called PIT is expected to be opened today. The company describes it as the fastest trading platform in the world now, which may enable users to enjoy almost instant transactions.

Chinese traders actively use Russian crypto exchangers
30 July, 2019 16:27

Chinese traders actively use Russian crypto exchangers

Chinese importers buy up to $30 million a day in Russia in the form of a Tether (USDT) in Moscow over-the-counter sales outlets (OTC). They use cryptocurrency to send large sums to their own country, which has strict capital controls.

eosfinex exchange fully on stream with 4 pairs for trading
30 July, 2019 15:48

eosfinex exchange fully on stream with 4 pairs for trading

The group company of Bitfinex, eosfinex exchange has announced that the platform is fully operational now. Eosfinex is a fellow subsidiary of Bitfinex exchange. It is based on the EOS protocol and offers decentralized cryptocurrency exchange services.

BOJ meeting pushes yen up, market wants to see further move of US Fed tomorrow
30 July, 2019 14:43

BOJ meeting pushes yen up, market wants to see further move of US Fed tomorrow

The Japanese currency has posted some gains on Tuesday following the reports that the Bank of Japan decided to remain monetary policy unchanged which came in line with the market forecasts.

Facebook may give up on launch of Libra cryptocurrency
30 July, 2019 13:49

Facebook may give up on launch of Libra cryptocurrency

Facebook can abandon its plans to launch the Libra cryptocurrency project facing heavy pressure from the regulators. The company has prepared the Q2 2019 report for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in which it was stated that Libra and related projects could be closed.

Korean banks tighten requirements for cryptocurrency exchanges on FATF guidelines
30 July, 2019 11:26

Korean banks tighten requirements for cryptocurrency exchanges on FATF guidelines

South Korea's banks are reportedly tightening rules for cryptocurrency trading platforms. The move is said to be related to the new regulatory guideline by the Financial Action Task Force.

Grayscale study: one-third of Americans could do with bitcoin investments
30 July, 2019 11:24

Grayscale study: one-third of Americans could do with bitcoin investments

 Grayscale Capital and Q8 Research have released an investment study in July. The survey covered about 1,000 Americans that provided some details about average cryptocurrency holders along with the mood regarding bitcoin.

New York Supreme Court extends determination of Bitfinex-Tether case
30 July, 2019 10:10

New York Supreme Court extends determination of Bitfinex-Tether case

The Supreme Court of New York has not made its final determination on the case against Bitfinex that was filed by the Attorney General Office of New York and decided to extend the preliminary consideration of the case.

John McAfee's price forecast for Bitcoin
29 July, 2019 15:47

John McAfee's price forecast for Bitcoin

After the detention in the Dominican Republic, businessman and 2020 presidential candidate of the USA, John McAfee, expressed on Twitter a new prophecy about the future of Bitcoin. The main cryptocurrency survived a rather difficult week, as a result of which its price dropped by almost...

Crypto mining gets legal status in Iran
29 July, 2019 14:16

Crypto mining gets legal status in Iran

Tehran has decided to classify the cryptocurrency mining as industrial production during the recent meeting of the government last Sunday. During the meeting, the ministers have determined that crypto mining should be considered as an industrial activity.

CEO of bankrupt exchange Bitmarket found dead
29 July, 2019 14:00

CEO of bankrupt exchange Bitmarket found dead

July 25, the owner of the Polish cryptocurrency exchange Bitmarket, which in early July announced the closure of "due to loss of liquidity," Tobiasz Niemiro, was found dead in a forest in the north of the country.