Tags : Exchanges

Regulation

Central Bank of Portugal awards first licenses to local crypto

Banco de Portugal, the country’s central bank, issued operational licenses to two local crypto exchanges for the first time ever, a notice on the site shows. Receiving the licenses were Lisboa-based Criptoloja and Braga-based Mind The Coin. “It was a long way. Being the first regulated exchange in Portugal means a lot,” said Pedro Borges, […]Read More

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Thai SEC orders exchanges to delist Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, NFTs,

The Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the nation’s capital markets watchdog, banned the trading of memecoins like Dogecoin and Shiba Inu, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and other unclear assets over the weekend. It did not, however, give any specific reasons for the ban. Forget your Shiba Inu The SEC criticized the trading of assets with […]Read More

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Korean crypto exchanges could face harsh laws if new proposal

The ruling party of South Korea has proposed a new bill that aims to limit crypto-related companies’ ability to trade digital assets and increase their liability in case of a hack, local news outlet Naver reported today. The enactment, dubbed “Virtual Assets Act” and presented by the Democratic Party lawmaker Lee Yong-woo, will prohibit crypto […]Read More

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Korean minister says all 200 crypto exchanges in the country

Eun Seong-soo, chairman of the Finance Committee in South Korea, said this morning that over 200 cryptocurrency exchanges at the risk of being closed down in September this year if they fail to follow the relevant regulations, as per a report on leading local outlet Chosun. He added officials were further planning to impose taxes […]Read More

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Crypto exchanges can safely list XRP, reportedly implies SEC’s lawyer

The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) lawyers have indirectly stated that cryptocurrency exchanges are not violating any guidelines by allowing Ripple’s XRP trading on their platforms, attorney Jeremy Hogan revealed yesterday. During a court hearing that Hogan attended, Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn made a remark to the SEC’s attorney that, based upon his theory, […]Read More

Market

How Traditional Exchanges Are Boosting Crypto Adoption

Over the past year, demand for regulated crypto investment products has soared. The increasing variety of exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed on traditional exchanges, and the rapid development of indices, have enabled more investors to gain exposure to crypto assets without the complexities of ownership and custody.   Clara Medalie heads research and market analysis at Kaiko, […]Read More

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Bumps to $38.6K While DeFi Exchanges Hit

Analysts believe Elon Musk’s shout-out to crypto pushed bitcoin’s price upwards at a time when decentralized exchanges are experiencing record amounts of trading volume on the Ethereum network. Excessive fees could damp that, however.  Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $34,616 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Climbing 5.9% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour […]Read More