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On Thursday afternoon, WazirX Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder, Nischal Shetty announced that the exchange had been listed on CoinMarketCap. https://twitter.com/WazirXIndia/status/1042673018428899328 Following this announcement, Crypto-News India reached out to Shetty and asked him some questions on how this exciting development came about. Here’s what we found out: Q1. Some of our...
Ueli Maurer, the Swiss Minister for Finance and Joerg Gasser, the State Secretary for International Financial Matters visited Israel to gain access to the country’s market and to enable Swiss banks to trade there. A report for Reuters stated that the two nations have agreed to collaborate on financial technology,...
Kraken, a popular exchange based in the U.S., has announced that it will be expanding its OTC trading platform which will improve the performance of large block trades for all its clients. “Kraken is excited to announce a major expansion to our OTC trading platform which will enhance the execution...
Over the last 24 hours, the cryptocurrency community has been discussing a critical vulnerability that was found in the Bitcoin Core (BTC) reference client. A bug introduced in Bitcoin Core version 0.14, that also affects all subsequent versions, could have caused a great majority of current Core nodes to...
While we all know that true bitcoin believers like to “hodl” their coins, a recent research have helped to understand the real extent of pure hodling versus other uses like trading and spending. The research by weekly cryptocurrency publication Diar found that over one third of total bitcoin supply, or...
The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books. As virtual currencies plumbed new depths on Wednesday, the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index extended its collapse from a January high to 80 percent. The tumble has now surpassed the Nasdaq Composite Index’s...
he Innovation Group of the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs met on September 4, to discuss rapporteur Ashley Fox’s proposal to include a framework for initial coin offerings (ICOs) within the proposed European Union (EU) financial services regulatory regime for crowdfunding. The group gathered included the Commission, the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Securities...
The RBI VS Cryptocurrency Case Further Delays All the cryptocurrency traders in India are biting their nails since 11 September, hoping for the RBI Crypto matter to be solved positively. The RBI Vs Cryptocurrency case was supposed to be heard on 11 September, but the case got adjourned to 12 September. Yesterday,...
A new trade and finance blockchain platform, backed by the People's Bank of China (PBoC), has started official pilot operations in Shenzhen, local news outlet 21jingi reports September 12. The “Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan District Trade Finance Blockchain Platform” aims to provide a blockchain-powered ecosystem for cross-border trading across Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau...
Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by volume, is teaming up with the Malta Stock Exchange (MSX) to enable security token trading on the "blockchain island," a local news site reported Tuesday. The exchange's chief financial officer, Wei Zhou, signed a memorandum of understanding with MSX chairman Joe Portelli to...