CryptoCompare Launches Exchange Benchmark in Response to Concerns Over False Volume Reporting

CryptoCompare has launched an Exchange Benchmark product that ranks over 100 crypto spot exchanges worldwide. London-based crypto data provider CryptoCompare has launched an Exchange Benchmark product that ranks over 100 crypto spot exchanges worldwide. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 12. According to CryptoCompare, the new product has […]

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DATA Ultimatum: CoinMarketCap Requests More Information From Exchanges to Make Market More Transparent

More on CoinMarketCap’s plan to fight fake volume reporting. Recently, CoinMarketCap (CMC), arguably the industry’s best-known cryptocurrency market data service, announced an initiative to provide “greater transparency, accountability, and disclosure from projects in the crypto space.” The move followed recent reports on fake volume data and wash trading among cryptocurrency exchanges that were published last […]

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SEC Postpones VanEck Bitcoin ETF, Yet Again. Should We Expect an Approval in 2019?

The SEC delays its decision on the VanEck SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal yet again. Yesterday, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) postponed its decision on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal, signaling that the regulator is still not ready to see crypto-based funds being traded on regulated exchanges. However, while the […]

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Bot-Enabled Market Manipulation Rife on Decentralized Exchanges, Researchers Claim

Arbitrage bots are reportedly being widely deployed for manipulative profit-making strategies on decentralized exchanges. Arbitrage bots are being widely used for manipulative profit-making strategies on decentralized exchanges (DExes), a study from researchers at Cornell Tech has claimed. The news was reported by Bloomberg on April 15. The paper documents and gauges the breadth and specific […]

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Institutional Bitcoin Trading Volumes See Fourth Month of Growth, Diar Reports

Trading of institutional Bitcoin investment products are rising against U.S.-based crypto exchanges as a percentage of total trading volume. Trading of institutional Bitcoin (BTC) investment products have seen growth for the fourth month running, and are rising against United States-based crypto exchanges as a percentage of total trading volume. The news was revealed in a […]

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