Exchanges

Coinbase’s Visa Card Now Supports 5 More Cryptos in More E.U. Countries

  • The Coinbase Visa Card now supports XRP, BAT, REP, ZRX and XLM.
  • The card enables the exchange's customers to make purchases, anywhere Visa is accepted, with digital currencies through their Coinbase accounts.
Coinbase office reception. The Block

  • The Coinbase Visa Card now supports XRP, BAT, REP, ZRX and XLM.
  • The card enables the exchange's customers to make purchases, anywhere Visa is accepted, with digital currencies through their Coinbase accounts.
Adam White, former vice president and general manager Coinbase, now COO at Bakkt. XBT

Bakkt Launches Custody Services for Institutional Clients

  • After receiving the green light from the N.Y. Department of Financial Services, Bakkt opened its custody services to its entire client base.
  • Pantera Capital, Galaxy Digital, and Tagomi have already decided to use the Bakkt Warehouse as their digital asset custodian.
Kathleen Breitman, one of the founders of Tezos, talking about XTZ in an interview.

Coinbase Will Reward Users Staking Tezos

  • The San Francisco-based exchange will now reward users that decide to deposit their XTZ tokens on the platform with a 5% annual interest.
  • The initial holding period of the tokens is 35-40 days, after which customers will receive rewards every 3 days.
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DX.Exchange Suspends Operations, Looks for New Buyer

  • Security costs, support and technology are causing the startup to put the business on hold.
  • Customers who would like to withdraw should submit a request before November 15th.

New York Bittrex Users Granted More Time to Withdraw Funds

  • This is the second time the exchange has extended the New York account closure deadline, which originally was set for 9 June.
  • The controversial New York BitLicense will be revised, according to the NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell.

Binance Announces Russian Ruble as First Fiat-Crypto Trading Option

  • Trading Russian Rubles for cryptocurrency should be available in about two weeks time.
  • Stablecoins pegged to popular cryptocurrencies such as XRP and BCH are constantly being added to Binance Dex.

Bitfinex Attempting to Recover $880 Million

  • Bitfinex applied to subpoena a former banking executive of TCA Bancorp, who is believed to have documents of his communication with Crypto Capital.
  • The exchange says that Crypto Capital "used one or more accounts held at TCA Bancorp to facilitate the transfer of funds".

Coinbase Acquires E-Money License in Ireland

  • One year after opening an office in Dublin, the exchange became "one of just a few companies" to receive such a license in Ireland.
  • The license can be seen as a contingency plan, as Coinbase's U.K. e-money license could soon have limited benefits, courtesy of Brexit.

Binance DEX Now Offers an XRP-Pegged Token for Trading

  • The new XRP-BF2 token was issued with the aim of increasing the interoperability between different digital assets.
  • 10 million tokens of the XRP variant were issued, all of them backed 1:1 by native XRP, which is stored in a public wallet that can be monitored by anyone.

Coinbase Now Supports LINK and XLM Trading in New York

  • The U.S.-based crypto exchange made the two cryptocurrencies available for trade in other jurisdictions months ago.
  • The high regulatory hurdles in the state are likely the ones to blame for the delay in launching the two cryptocurrencies.

Binance Receives an Internationally Recognized ISA

  • Despite recent hacks, Binance still received the reputable ISO/IEC 27001 standard.
  • The company was examined on 114 criteria across 14 categories, including asset management, security policy, and operational security.

6 Privacy Coins to be Delisted from Upbit

  • The South Korean exchange has been investigating the coins since early September, and it seems they did not meet the requirements listed by the FATF guidance.
  • OKEx Korea also announced earlier this month, that it will be delisting five privacy coins.

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Options in Q1 2020

  • The Chicago-based exchange is aiming to provide its clients with "additional tools for precision hedging and trading" with its new Bitcoin options.
  • Since the launch of its Bitcoin futures in 2017, the exchange has seen 20 successful futures expiration settlements and more than 3,300 individual accounts trading the contracts.

Coinbase Considering Listing GRAM and 16 Other Cryptocurrencies

  • Some of the proposed cryptocurrencies are yet to go live, such GRAM, which is expected to be distributed in the next two months.
  • Last month Coinbase announced 8 cryptocurrencies for consideration, but only two (Algorand and Dash) were added to its Pro platform so far.