Changing Tides in India? Power Ledger to Help Build P2P Platform in India as...

The team behind Power Ledger, a peer-to-peer renewable energy marketplace that partly relies on Ethereum, is teaming up with the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to pilot a P2P energy trading platform. The province is notably home to more than 200 million citizens. Zooming out, the state government’s ..

To Thrive, Crypto Exchanges Huobi and OKEx Aim for Chinese Govt. Embrace

Many cryptocurrency exchanges left China after the fall of 2017, when the Chinese government launched a market-moving crackdown on domestic crypto trading platforms. Since then, many such companies moved abroad, but some exchanges stayed — or at least used various workarounds to stay open to Chines..

South Africa Central Bank Set to Create Clear Cut Crypto Regulations

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the country’s apex bank, is reportedly planning to enact policies aimed at restricted local crypto usage. Such a move would signal the first concrete step towards policing the South African virtual currency scene which has so far seen little in the way of crypt..

China’s Renewed Crackdown Forces 5 Crypto Exchanges Out of Business

The Chinese government is tightening up its crypto crackdown efforts even as Beijing continues to advocate for increased blockchain technology adoption. This fresh assault on cryptocurrency trading avenues has seen more platforms, including over-the-counter (OTC) desks forced to shutter their servic..

Emirex Review: World Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform

The financial markets are changing, and Emirex is building a next-generation platform to help everyone in the financial world trade seamlessly. There are many areas that are underserved by the existing financial system. The tokenization of assets can change the way that people turn assets into trada..

Why Bitcoin Investors Should Be Optimistic in 2020: Fundstrat’s Lee Explains

If you’ve been following the cryptocurrency space at all over the past few months, you likely know of the plight of Bitcoin investors. Since hitting $14,000 in June, the price of BTC has fallen by nearly 50%, trading at $7,400 as of the time of writing this article. While already bad enough, analys..

Despite $68 Million Loss, Novogratz Optimistic About Crypto’s Future

It seems that the crash in the Bitcoin price has been affecting all cryptocurrency investors, from the retail holders to the institutional fund managers. A press release published last week has revealed that Galaxy Digital Holdings, the crypto merchant bank headed by former Goldman Sachs partner Mi..

Value of Ether (ETH) Locked in DeFi on Course to Pass $1 Billion Soon

Ether is the “gas” and currency of the Ethereum network. As a testament to the growing use of that network, the USD value of ether locked up in Ethereum-powered decentralized finance applications, or DeFi dApps, crossed an all-time high of $700 million on November 29th. That milestone has many Ethe..

Why Germany’s Friendly Crypto Bill Is a Big Deal

In November, Germany became the leader of the free world where government acceptance of cryptocurrency is concerned. That’s because last week, a bill was pushed forward by the Bundesrat, the upper house of Germany’s legislature, that would allow German banks to directly sell and custody cryptocurre..

China-Based IDAX CEO Goes “Missing,” Withdrawals Halted

In something seemingly out of a movie, the chief executive of IDAX, a lesser-known cryptocurrency trading platform purportedly in Shanghai, has disappeared off the face of the Earth. The exchange has since been in damage-control mode, trying to pick up the pieces of their crumbling platform.Crypt..

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