The latest trading update from Plus 500 reveals a growing appetite for cryptocurrency exposure among contract-for-difference (CFD) traders. Also Read: Ethereum Over $1000 and $100B Market Cap, BTC Dominance at 32% Record Low Plus Bitcoin, Plus Ripple, Plus500 Plus500 Offices in HaifaLondon Stock Exchange AIM-listed online brokerage Plus 500 (LON: PLUS) has...
Britain’s largest banking group is banning its credit card customers from buying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. Credit card issuers that are banning crypto transactions include the UK’s largest retail bank, Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland, Halifax, and MBNA. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Largest British Banking...
There has been much speculation on the effect CME and CBOE bitcoin futures will have on bitcoin. Some fear bitcoin futures will give institutional investors the ability to short bitcoin at volumes the community has never seen before and will cause a massive price crash. Others think that the massive inflow...
Investors in Thailand can now trade bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The country’s financial authorities say that these instruments should be offered in Thailand and one company is already offering them to their customers. Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU,...
A proposal was presented at the Russian Expert Council for Non-Bank Credit Organizations to allow rural businesses in the country to receive crypto loans to attract funds from abroad. The chairman of the council, a State Duma member, is asking rural credit cooperatives to study and educate rural residents...
Many individuals and organizations believe that the launch of bitcoin-based futures markets have ‘opened the doors’ for bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF). Now that Cboe’s derivatives markets launched, new ETF filings have been sent to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from financial firms such as Vaneck and REX. Also Read:...
Despite the warnings of the Israeli regulator that it won’t tolerate bitcoin to get somehow backdoor listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, public companies keep pivoting into the field. The latest example is a firm that focused on oil refineries until now. All of a sudden it announced plans...
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...
Two companies have filed to launch blockchain tracking exchange-traded funds (ETFs) late last week, sparking a new derivative market pertaining to distributed ledger technology. On Thursday, Amplify Investments LLC filed for the Amplify Blockchain Leaders ETF, and Reality Shares filed for the Nasdaq Blockchain Economy ETF. Also Read: Bank of America...
There’s been a lot of hype surrounding purchasing real-estate with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. However, even though bitcoin has spiked considerably in value using the asset for purchasing properties and homes is not so easy. Also read: Dancing With the Devil: ‘Cashing Out’ Cryptos Into Fiat Not So Easy Bitcoin Real Estate Purchases...