Cardano's ecosystem updates, lots of partnerships, dismissal of ETF, DFS licensing Robinhood and LibertyX, HKEX having problems with the Bitmain's IPO, CZ getting personally insulted, rumors as for Samsung flagman with a crypto wallet
Yesterday, 23 January, the US Securities and Exchange Commission released a two-page document revealing the temporary withdrawal of the proposed rule change by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) BZX Exchange Inc. This proposed rule change was said to lay the groundwork for the long-anticipated VanEck/SolidX BTC ETF
What's on? finbc and Malta Digital Exchange, US SEC and VanEck, CBOE, and SolidX, Mexico, Japan, Estonia, Islamic Development Bank Group, Bahamas, Vietnam, South Korea, and a bit of Venezuela
Market surveillance technology developed by Nasdaq could help clean out the cryptocurrency trading system. Gemini and SBI Virtual Currencies already employ the tool
BitGo, Kyber Network, MakerDAO, IDEX and many other crypto companies partnered to create a Bitcoin-backed Ethereum token, Wrapped Bitcoin. This token will represent BTC, 1 token equal to 1 BTC stored in the custody of BitGo. It could be used to trade BTC on DEXes, the whole administration will be via DAO, similar to Maker system
Tether destroyed 500 million USDT, Swissquote allows ICO participation, Coinbase added its first stablecoin, IDEX to block NY users, Vertex Ventures invests in Binance, the biggest crypto theft in Australia, Sony creates contactless hardware wallet, Japanese crypto exchanges got a self-regulatory status, Bitcoin Futures still lack volume — in this weekly news
The digital assets of Gemini are now insured, a whole new ecosystem of decentralized applications by LINE, Ubisoft joins a blockchain alliance — there’s a lot to read in this weekly digest
A critical bug found in BTC clients, launching of new crypto exchanges and a DASH SMS service for Venezuela — all in this weekly digest!
LINE's crypto, BitMEX analyzing Bitmain, China almost banning itself, challenges at Ethereum hardfork, CBOE and possible ETH futures
CBOE Global Markets is said to be launching Ether futures by the end of the year. Danny Kim of SFOX is optimistic about CBOE’s new investment offering
Short positions for Bitcoin (BTC) futures are on the decline, according to the latest report by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Today’s cryptocurrency market is young and volatile. Cryptocurrencies have no backing, as such their value is not attached to a physical asset in fact. Their prices are, by and large, speculative meaning they are highly dependable on news and people talking about them. In an effort to bring stability to the market, CBOE and CME, world’s largest derivatives exchanges, decided to introduce Bitcoin futures.