New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative” on Tuesday, saying it was “a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices” of cryptocurrency trading platforms. Letters were sent to 13 exchanges, seeking information about their “operations, […]

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Malta has made it obvious that it wants to become the “Blockchain island” and it seems determined to achieve its goal. A notable confirmation that Malta is moving in the right direction regarding Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) regulation was the recent announcement by Binance. The largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by volume chose Malta […]

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Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it will be opening an office in Malta in the wake of yesterday’s news that Japanese regulators had issued a warning to the exchange, Bloomberg reports today, March 23. Hong Kong-based Binance, which is the number one exchange by 24 hour volume listed on CoinMarketCap, will work with […]

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Japan’s top financial regulator has issued a warning to cryptocurrency exchange Binance. In a statement published by the Financial Services Agency on Friday, the agency confirmed Thursday’s news that suggested Binance was about to be warned by the financial watchdog given its lack of registration with the regulator. Yet the statement does not entail whether the […]

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Bitcoin prices lost around 4 percent Thursday, March 22 and altcoins followed after a controversial regulatory problem at cryptocurrency exchange Binance unsettled markets. BTC/USD rose above $9000 March 20 and found broad support at that level before news involving Binance and Japanese regulators sent prices tumbling by $500 in hours. BTC Price in USD March […]

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Earlier this month, cryptocurrency trader Sylvain Ribes investigated into the volumes of most small-scale cryptocurrencies and discovered that the trading volume of OKEx, the fourth largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the world, is mostly inflated. Inflated volumes Ribes, who initially set out to conduct a study on the liquidity of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, utilized […]

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