Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck is getting ready to start compensating its customers next week as it plans to resume operations. The exchange has been slapped with two business improvement orders so far by Japan’s financial regulator and may stop trading some cryptocurrencies for safety reasons. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange...
New survey among financial professionals in Britain shows that more than half of those who have invested in cryptocurrencies, plan to buy more coins this year. Despite recent market volatility, only 8 percent of the interviewed intend to sell their cryptos. The majority of the investors expect crypto valuations...
New crypto debit cards, with multiple currency accounts in GBP, EUR, USD, and BTC are offered by Wirex in Europe. The first plastic Visa cards were issued on Thursday, according to media reports. The new cards were made available for UK users on March 8. The service should be...
Coinbase has revealed that it has obtained a bank account with major U.K-based multinational financial services company, Barclays. The partnership comprises the first agreement reached between a leading U.K bank and a cryptocurrency exchange. Also Read: Secretive High-Tech Wall Street Trading Firm is Now Trading Bitcoin Coinbase Opens Account With Barclays The opening...
The cryptocurrency retirement account firm Bitira has announced the launch of two new features added to its business model, which includes fully-insured cold storage accounts and a variety of new cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin cash, ethereum, and more. Also Read: Japan’s SBI Holdings Claims 40% Stake in Hardware Wallet Company Digital Asset...
With bitcoin hovering at around only $9,000 and the entire cryptocurrency market at similar low levels, short term speculators are acting as if a great calamity is upon us. Long term investors on the other hand are just entering the ecosystem now and building up a portfolio of assets...
A new type of credit card aims to pay users cryptocurrency rewards rather than the typical ‘cash back’ incentives offered by traditional cards. The San Francisco based startup Blockrize aims to provide its customers with a 1% ‘crypto back’ rewards paid out in BTC or ETH. Also read: Cryptocurrency Interest Wanes...
TMX Group, the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, has announced it’s launching a cryptocurrency brokerage platform. The service will be offered through its Shorcan Digital Currency Network subsidiary and focused on bitcoin and ethereum. The project will be implemented in partnership with the local fintech startup Paycase Financial...
The ranking of cryptocurrency projects by the Chinese government has been revised with two new crypto projects added. EOS tops the overall list of 30 crypto projects; Ethereum fell to second place while Bitcoin dropped to 17th place. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space China Now Ranks 30...
Yukio Noguchi, a famous economist in Japan and an advisor to Waseda University’s Business and Finance Research Center argues we can’t expect Bitcoin’s prices to rapidly surge again. In his books and in recent articles, Noguchi makes his case eloquently. He wrote a recent article in Diamond Weekly clarifying...