Mt. Gox Trustee May Have Crashed Bitcoin in 2018 by Dumping It on an Exchange, but There is Still Hope

Mt. Gox may have crashed the Bitcoin price in 2018 by dumping $321 million on an exchange. The now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox reportedly liquidated around $312 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) throughout February and June of 2018 through a Japanese exchange called BitPoint. GoxDox, an organization that was established to assist Mt. Gox creditors, […]

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Japanese Financial Regulator Data Shows Queries About Crypto Continues to Decrease

Japan’s financial regulator has revealed that in Q4 2018, the number of enquiries on crypto continued to decline. Japan’s financial regulator has released Q4 2018 data on the number of enquiries about cryptocurrencies, showing further declines. The Financial Services Agency’s (FSA) report was published today, Feb. 8. The FSA, which is responsible for overseeing the […]

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United States Crypto Platform Huobi.com Launches Fiat-Crypto Trading

Huobi.com is launching fiat-crypto trading services, with initial support for three USD-crypto trading pairs. Huobi.com, the United States-based partner of Singapore-headquartered crypto exchange Huobi, is launching fiat-crypto trading services, with initial support for three USD-crypto trading pairs. The development was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 5. Huobi.com is operated by […]

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From the UK to Malaysia: How Countries Have Been Classifying Crypto Across the World

The U.K.’s financial watchdog has released a detailed consultation paper on regulation of crypto. On Jan. 23, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA), the domestic financial regulator, released a 50-page-long consultation paper dubbed “Guidance on Cryptoassets.” As the U.K. seems to be moving closer toward rolling out a definitive regulatory framework, it is time […]

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Japan: Regulators Approve Startup’s Bitcoin Sidechain Trial for Exchanges

Crypto Garage’s Settlenet system, which will be trialled within Japan’s regulatory sandbox, aims to provide easier liquidity solutions for exchanges. Japanese blockchain development company Crypto Garage announced it had gained regulatory permission to trial its settlement system using Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain, Cointelegraph Japan reported Jan. 21. Crypto Garage, which claimed to be the first such […]

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