Gemini Announces Litecoin Availability With NY State Approval

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Gemini VP of Engineering Erin Winer announced today via the company blog that Gemini will now support Litecoin (LTC). Trading Starts Next Week, Deposits Available Now On Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. EST, users of the Gemini exchange will be able to deposit LTC into their accounts, and trading will begin the following Tuesday, October…

Northern Bitcoin, Rawpool Sign Wallet and Mining Deal

Northern Bitcoin, Rawpool Sign Wallet and Mining Deal

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Germany’s Northern Bitcoin AG (MUN:NB2) has agreed to offer Bpal Wallet, a wallet and payments app created by China-based Rawpool Group, in the European market. The agreement between the Munich-listed company and the bitcoin cash (BCH) miner, effective from today, also covers mining operations and cryptocurrency exchanges. Shares of Frankfurt-based Northern Bitcoin AG rose 2.8 percent…

Major US Crypto Exchange Obtains Insurance, Will it Have Positive Effect on the Industry?

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This week, major US-based crypto exchange Gemini obtained insurance coverage from a consortium of leading insurance providers led by Aon, a multi-billion dollar insurance giant based in London. Yusuf Hussain, Gemini’s Head of Risk, emphasized the importance of providing sufficient consumer protection to assure that investors on the platform can freely trade cryptocurrencies without the…

Google to Partially Lift Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Starting In October

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On Sept. 25, Google announced it would be updating its financial products and services policy to allow advertisements from regulated cryptocurrency exchanges from the United States and Japan starting in October. Bakkt announces physical BTC futures against USD, GBP, and EUR. Google will reverse its crypto ad ban in Oct. Financial giants and crypto startups…

Coinbase Gears Up for Biggest-Ever Expansion of Crypto Asset Listings

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Coinbase’s new policy will speed the addition of assets to the exchange but may leave users in some places unable to trade coins available elsewhere.

Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage Goes Big on Bitcoin

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Grupo XP, Brazil’s largest independent brokerage and owner of XP Investimentos SA, is launching an exchange in the upcoming months that will facilitate Bitcoin and Ethereum trading. According to Bloomberg, the new crypto exchange dubbed XDEX will have around 40 employees. With a mission to “to help Brazilians invest better, offering the ideal solutions for…

Binance Info 2.0 Offers Single-Source Insight into Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

Binance Info 2.0 Offers Single-Source Insight into Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

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In the densely-clustered space of cryptocurrency, education is valuable—literally. Paying attention to the word around the campfire is a great way to stay informed, and Binance Info 2.0 is making information easily accessible. Reading is fundamental, and in this case, a new concept for ecological good. Cryptocurrency has been around for nearly 10 years, which…

Binance CEO: ‘I Don’t Understand Why the Bitcoin Price Isn’t Shooting Through the Roof’

Binance CEO: ‘I Don’t Understand Why the Bitcoin Price Isn’t Shooting Through the Roof’

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Changpeng “CZ” Zhao quietly offered a utopian forecast for the cryptocurrency industry and his ubiquitous cryptocurrency exchange, Binance–which he revealed is becoming increasingly institutionally oriented and will launch five to 10 fiat-to-crypto operations in nearly every continent. Speaking at Consensus Singapore, the Binance chief whip suggested that the regulatory breakthroughs seen last week have now…

New York AG Report Faults Crypto Exchanges for Manipulation Risks

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The NY Attorney General’s Office stated that many crypto exchanges cannot monitor abusive trading activity, and referred 3 for potential violations.

Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbase to Hire 130, EF Hutton Backs Acex Exchange

Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbase to Hire 130, EF Hutton Backs Acex Exchange

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In cryptocurrency exchange news, Coinbase plans to hire 130 additional staff at its New York office by the end of 2019, a recently announced exchange which will be backed EF Hutton has declared that it will launch before January 2019, and Digifinex has announced that it will replace its USDT pairings for TUSD. Also Read: Growing…