Binance Launches P2P Trading in China With Support for Alipay and Wechat

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer trading in China. The platform supports traders making transactions between themselves using the dominant Chinese payment apps Alipay and Wechat Pay. News of the matter forced Alipay to publicly claim it stops transactions if they are discovered to be related to cryptocurrency. Also Read: Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in…

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Online Lender SoFi to Launch Bitcoin and Ethereum Trading Next Week

Online lender SoFi announced its crypto trading platform will go live next Tuesday. Bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin will be the first digital assets available to trade on its SoFi Invest platform, CEO Anthony Noto told Fortune in an interview published on Wednesday. With the new platform, SoFi joins a number of digital-first trading firms – including…

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With New Exchange Features, Wallets Aren’t Just for Storing Bitcoin Anymore

Bitcoin wallets play an essential role in facilitating every user’s interactions with the blockchain. They can connect to full nodes, store public and private keys, sign transactions and ultimately make it easy to store, send and receive bitcoin. In a nutshell, these software applications complete complex cryptographic functions under a friendly disguise: They offer an…

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CipherTrace Enters Race to Solve Crypto’s FATF Compliance Headache

CipherTrace has unveiled its answer to one of the thorniest questions now facing the cryptocurrency industry: how to securely share information about customers under new global regulatory guidelines. On Tuesday, the blockchain security firm published its final white paper and open source software for wallet providers and crypto exchanges to comply with the Financial Action…

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Crypto and the Latency Arms Race: Towards Speed Bumps and OTC Trading

Max Boonen is founder and CEO of crypto trading firm B2C2. This post is the first in a series of three that looks at high-frequency trading in the context of the evolution of crypto markets. Opinions expressed within are his own and do not reflect those of CoinDesk.  The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a…

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The Changing Face of Cryptocurrency Trading in 2019

The cryptocurrency exchange landscape has evolved significantly in 2019. The number, quality and diversity of exchanges has multiplied, giving traders an unprecedented number of venues to choose from. This smorgasbord of options risks leaving traders overwhelmed, however, as exchanges jockey for supremacy, launching new features and products designed to woo the competition and cement their…

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