Seed CX Subsidiary Adds Crypto Derivatives Settlement for Institutions

Zero Hash is launching support settlement services for bilateral derivative transactions......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 11th, 2019

Number of Institutions Buying Crypto Futures Doubled in 2020: Fidelity Report

More than 85 U.S. institutions bought crypto futures last year, more than double the number touching the space in 2018, according to a new survey by Fidelity......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 9th, 2020

Crypto Forensics Firm Chainalysis Adds Tracing Support for Zcash, Dash

The blockchain intelligence firm says it has added zcash and dash to its transaction-tracing products......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 9th, 2020

Crypto Derivatives Exchange OKEx Launches Options on Ether

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx rolled out option contracts on Ethereum’s ether (ETH) token on Thursday, ending the Panama-based Deribit’s virtual monopoly in the space......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 8th, 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Closing in on $9,900 as Crypto Market Volatility Persists

Crypto derivatives volume had a record month in May - and volatility contributes to fueling that growth......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 4th, 2020

Crypto Derivative Volumes Hit Record $602B in May: Report

A flurry of activity around the bitcoin halving led to crypto derivatives volumes in May gaining key market share against spot volumes......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 4th, 2020

Market Wrap: Traders ‘Whack the Beehive’ as Bitcoin Surges Then Plunges

Bitcoin’s jump up and right back down is at least partially due to the crypto derivatives markets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 3rd, 2020

Crypto Long & Short: The Emergence of Prime Brokers Adds Resilience but Also Risk

Coinbase, BitGo and Genesis all have strong growth trajectories and balance sheets. But with that stability comes a certain degree of centralization......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 1st, 2020

Chase Bank to Refund 95% of $2.5M It Allegedly Overcharged Crypto Buyers

The JPMorgan subsidiary has agreed to repay most of $2.5 million it took in credit card fees for cryptocurrency purchases......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 1st, 2020

It’s Tough Getting Approved in Gibraltar, Says Green-Lighted Crypto Derivatives Exchange

It's tough getting regulated on "the Rock," says crypto derivatives exchange, ZUBR......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 29th, 2020

Market Wrap: Short Seller Liquidations Help Push Bitcoin Beyond $9,500

Bitcoin is riding high as short sellers in the crypto derivatives market get squeezed out, triggering automatic buy orders......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 28th, 2020

VideoCoin Adds Cash Payments and Rewards in Bid to Take On AWS

Halsey Minor’s VideoCoin platform launches Wednesday with fiat payment rails that aim to move the project beyond the limited sphere of crypto......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 26th, 2020

Company That Sued FTX and Ripple Now Sets Its Sights on BitMEX

BMA LLC, which two weeks ago sued Ripple, has now accused crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX of orchestrating the largest financial crime in U.S. history......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 18th, 2020

Accel, Coinbase Join $17M Funding Rounds for Institutional Crypto Trading Firm FalconX

The crypto trading firm pitched investors on the basis that its best trade execution platform offers institutions a solution to the wash trading that is rife in the space......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 18th, 2020

Crypto Long & Short: Mining Derivatives Point to Growing Sophistication

Noelle Acheson picks apart trends in global interest and trust in crypto asset technology, and revisits the growing financialization of bitcoin mining......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 18th, 2020

Market Wrap: Derivatives May Reduce Miner Selling Pressure After Bitcoin Halving

The crypto derivatives market is helping to hedge the uncertainty on which way the bitcoin market will go when miners have less revenue post-halving......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 6th, 2020

ErisX Becomes Latest Crypto Firm to Receive New York’s BitLicense

Eris Clearing, the clearing and settlement arm of ErisX, has been awarded the hard-to-come-by Virtual Currency License from New York's Department of Financial Services......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 6th, 2020

Silvergate Adds 46 More Crypto Clients in Q1 While Existing Customers Increase Deposit Levels

Silvergate Bank added 46 crypto customers in the first quarter and saw fee income and deposits increase from those customers because of “Black Thursday,” according to its earnings report released before market open on Wednesday......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 29th, 2020

Crypto Exchange Offers Credit Lines so Institutions Can Trade Now, Pay Later

LGO Markets is taking an unusual step for a cryptocurrency exchange by letting clients trade without pre-funding accounts......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 27th, 2020

South Africa Proposes Strict Crypto Regulatory Framework

South Africa’s financial regulators recommended that cryptocurrency be used for domestic payment purposes, but that it not be treated as legal tender or allowed as a settlement tool......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 17th, 2020

Bitcoin Price Spikes Above $7.1K, Liquidating $23M on BitMEX

Bitcoin's price has jumped by nearly $500, triggering liquidations of futures on crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 16th, 2020