Tag: Regulation

CFTC Investigating Ethereum Flash Crash

CFTC investigating Coinbase for Ether Flash Crash

Back in June, the price of Ethereum crashed falling from $317 to 10 cents for a few milliseconds on Coinbase. It managed to recover quickly and the exchange offered to reimburse those traders who were impacted by it. Now, the...

/ October 3, 2017
Bitcoin ETF Application Withdrawn

Blow to Bitcoin ETFs as Two Funds withdraw Applications

In what is another blow to many investors who wanted to the opportunity to trade digital currencies with Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), two fund providers have decided to withdraw their applications. Intercontinental Exchange wanted to launch the Grayscale Investments Bitcoin...

/ October 2, 2017
Japan Endorses Bitcoin Exchanges

Japan Becomes a Crypto Friendly as 11 Exchanges are Endorsed

With so much dissapointing news coming out of Asia from China’s ban on ICOs to South Korea’s moves to do the same, it is great to see one large Asian country taking positive steps. Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) made...

/ September 30, 2017
Proshares Bitcoin ETF Listing

Another Firm files with SEC to list Bitcoin ETF

There is one prize in the eyes of a number of ETF management firms. That prize is the listing of a Bitcoin ETF and is seen as a crowning achievement for any Exchange Trade Fund Firm. Now, Proshares Capital Management...

/ September 30, 2017
South Korea Implements ICO Ban

South Korea Announces Ban on all ICOs

South Korea is now the next Asian country that has decided to outlaw Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This follows from the move by China to do the same earlier this month and raises many questions about what the ban will...

/ September 29, 2017
Russian Deputy FM Ban Bitcoin

Russia Deputy FM Claims Bitcoin Payments may be Banned

When it comes to Russian regulation of Bitcoin, it is indeed a one of the most uncertain. Every week brings a new story about the potential regulations that are being considered by the numerous state agencies. Today, Russia’s deputy finance...

/ September 29, 2017
Overstock Launching ICO Platform

Overstock Shares Spike on ICO Exchange News

Overstock, an online retailer, had its shares jump by over 20% today. This was on the back of news that it will develop an alternative ICO token trading platform for investors. This is also the highest that the shares have...

/ September 28, 2017
Draghi Makes Comments on ECB

Draghi says that Regulating Bitcoin is not within Power of ECB

Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB) stated that it is not up to the ECB to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The statements were made at the Committee on Economic and Monetary affairs at the European...

/ September 27, 2017
NEO CEO possible collaboration China Regulators

NEO is Rising on Comments by the Founder on Possible Collaboration

NEO seems to have been making quite a bit of headway over the past few days. This was on some news that the founder of NEO, Da Hongfei advised the Chinese government on a possible “collaboration”. The comments were made...

/ September 26, 2017
China Won't Ban Bitcoin Mining

China Won’t Ban Mining According to John McAfee

There has been a lot of news out of China lately that seemed to go from bad to worse. First there was the clamp down on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in the country. Then, the authorities moved onto the exchanges...

/ September 20, 2017