Crypto News

Japan Throttles Crypto Margin Trading From 25x Down to 2x-4x with New Regulation

Following similar action by Japanese financial authorities last year, the country’s cabinet has approved a new raft of regulation aimed at bringing cryptocurrency trading into the mainstream fold. The Nikkei Asian Review reports that on Friday, the cabinet approved a set of amendments for existing payment services and financial instrument laws. Under the new regulations, […]

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Christchurch Terrorist Invested and Profited from Crypto Scam Bitconnect

New Zealand has suffered one of its darkest days after a terrorist targeted several Christchurch mosques killing 49 people and seriously wounding 20 others. The alleged killer, a 28-year-old Australian man who according to reports says his name is Brenton Tarrant, claimed responsibility for the massacre, which he live-streamed as he gunned down Muslim worshippers. […]

Bitcoin

Bakkt Competitor Coinflex Sees Investments From Polychain and Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group and Polychain Capital have become the latest high-profile investors in the physically-delivered crypto futures exchange Coinflex.  Coinflex Gaining Steam Coinflex presents itself as the world’s first physically-delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange. According to a press release, the platform has managed to attract two more high-profile investors in the face of Barry Silbert’s Digital […]

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Donald Trump Might Have Received $100,000 Campaign Donation from 1MDB Fugitive: DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which is currently headed by Donald Trump appointee William Barr, is investigating whether a $ 100,000 donation made to the president’s political fundraising committee came from one of the central figures in Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption scandal, Jho Low. According to the Wall Street Journal, the money was donated to […]

Analysis

Bitcoin (BTC) Demand Could Stem From Increasing Bank Scandals

Bitcoin prices consolidating but bullish Obscure banks real culprits in money laundering Transactional volumes drop below average Findings indicate that centralized global banks are agents of money laundering and not Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies as peddled by mainstream media. With high transparency level of public blockchains as Bitcoin’s, the native coin, BTC stands to be the […]