2019 May Be the Year of Regulatory Response to Crypto: Ex-CFTC Chairman

2019 will be the year when regulators may start considering some response to cryptocurrencies, says former CFTC chairman. Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Christopher Giancarlo, who had parted ways with the regulator this summer, has stated that he expects 2019 to be the year when regulators may start considering some response to cryptocurrencies. […]

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Pushing for Crypto Self-Regulation Amid Tightening Government Scrutiny

With government regulations becoming more stringent, crypto businesses are coming together to form self-regulating bodies for the industry. Self-regulation is once again a trending topic in the cryptocurrency landscape as major exchange platforms have announced the creation of self-regulated organizations (SROs) to achieve some standardization in digital currency governance. Government regulators across various jurisdictions continue to […]

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Updated Bitfinex Mobile App Now Includes Derivatives Trading Support

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announces the latest update to its mobile app, which now includes derivatives trading support. Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has announced the latest updates and optimizations to its mobile app. New version features support for derivatives trading  On Oct. 11, cryptocurrency trading platform Bitfinex presented the newest version of the Bitfinex mobile app, which […]

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Deribit Launches Weekly Research Publication on Various Crypto Topics

Bitcoin futures and options trading platform Deribit is launching a weekly research publication on various cryptocurrency topics. The Netherlands-based Bitcoin (BTC) futures and options trading platform Deribit is launching a weekly publication called Deribit Insights. Research publication on crypto In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 9, Deribit announced that it will be […]

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Blockchain in Crypto Trading: How Do Decentralized Instruments Work?

Decentralized trading services can help users conduct an impartial analysis, hedge risks and even trade without any experience. In cryptocurrency trading, everything is based on price movements, with market participants’ success depending on their ability to predict and quickly respond to this dynamic environment. Forecasting, however, is not always that easy, especially when it comes to […]

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Major Exchanges Urge UK Regulator to Not Restrict Crypto Derivatives

The WFE, a global trade association of publicly-regulated exchanges, has appealed to the U.K.’s FCA not to restrict crypto derivatives for retail investors. The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), a global trade association of publicly-regulated exchanges, has appealed to the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to not restrict cryptocurrency derivatives for retail investors. The […]

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CoinFlex to Offer ‘Prediction Futures’ on Whether Libra Launches in 2020

A crypto derivatives exchange is launching physically-delivered futures contracts that will be settled based on whether Facebook’s Libra does or does not launch in 2020. A crypto derivatives exchange is launching physically-delivered futures contracts that will be settled based on whether Facebook’s Libra does or does not launch in 2020. According to Bloomberg’s report on […]

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