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Intercontinental Stock Exchange Seemingly to Expand Cryptocurrency Data Feed

“At press time, the Cryptocurrency Data Feed supports 58 digital currencies from various data sources, markets and exchanges around the world” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. Intercontinental Stock Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) hinted it was adding a slew of new coins to its Cryptocurrency Data Feed in a tweet on March 14.In February, ICE said that the launch of its cryptocurrency platform Bakkt is set for later in 2019.The platform was introduced following a partnership between ICE and Bitcoin (BTC) and blockchain…

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The first exchange to go live with bitcoin futures has stopped listing new contracts as Wall Street interest in crypto wanes

“Cboe Global Markets, the first exchange group to launch bitcoin futures when it went live in December 2017, announced it was putting a hold on listing new bitcoin contracts” writes Dan Defrancesco for businessinsider.com. In a notice published late Thursday, the Chicago-based exchange group said it would not be adding more bitcoin futures contracts on its Cboe Futures Exchange to give it a chance to reevaluate how it handles cryptocurrency derivatives.The contracts went live at the peak of the cryptocurrency bubble when the currency was valued just shy of $20,000.Contracts…

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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Cancels Its First ‘Initial Exchange Offering’

“United States crypto exchange Bittrex has cancelled its first token sale, dubbed an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO), which it had been planning to host on its Malta-based counterpart, Bittrex International” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. Bittrex is currently ranked 49th largest crypto exchange globally by adjusted daily trade volume, seeing about $62.8 million in trades on the day to press time.The exchange’s token sale platform Launchpad hosted the high-profile token sale for the Tron-based BitTorrent token (BTT) this January, followed by another public token sale for AI and smart contract…

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Japan Court Sentences Suspended Jail Term to Ex-Mt. Gox CEO

“Gox, Mark Karpeles, guilty on charges of data manipulation” writes Arnab Shome for financemagnates.com. Though Karpeles was found guilty of tampering trading data on the exchange, he was acquitted from the charges of embezzling millions from client accounts.Gox was one of the first well-received Bitcoin exchange which reportedly once handled 70 percent of the world’s Bitcoin transactions. Source: financemagnates.com

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Previously Hacked Gatecoin Exchange Receives Liquidation Order Following Banking Problems

“Gatecoin, a crypto exchange that was hacked in May 2016, has announced on March 13 that it has received a winding up (compulsory liquidation) order from an unspecified court” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. The company wrote that Gatecoin will have to cease operation with immediate effect, noting that the exchange will assist in the liquidation process in order to distribute assets to the creditors. Another recently hacked crypto exchange, Cryptopia, has since partly relaunched its website, also announcing that it will be using customers’ balances held from the date…

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Launch a Crypto Exchange in 30 Days: German Firm Offers White-Label Products for Startups

“As a result, the company also offers marketing across a multitude of verticals” writes Connor Blenkinsop for cointelegraph.com. Among its suite of products is a crypto exchange that is available on the web and through mobile apps.The German company describes this platform as its masterpiece because it supports a range of major crypto and fiat currencies. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Late QuadrigaCX CEO Used Personal Money to Fund the Exchange

“The exchange recently transferred a significant amount of its crypto holdings to Ernst and Young, the court-appointed monitor of the crypto exchange, obeying the court orders” writes Arnab Shome for financemagnates.com. The deceased CEO of QuadrigaCX, Gerry Cotten, had used his personal funds to keep the exchange afloat while it was in a litigation process with a Canadian bank, revealed his wife.However, in the court, the troubled crypto exchange argued that there are no competing claims made for the frozen funds and it was mistakenly frozen by the banks.Later, a Canadian…

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Nasdaq-Powered EU Digital Exchange DX Launches Security Token Trading

“Estonia-based Nasdaq-powered digital trading platform DX.Exchange is claiming an industry first with its launch of security token trading and security token offering (STO) listings” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. As security tokens continue to gain industry traction, top crypto exchange Binance is also eyeing the sector, signing an MoU last fall with the Malta Stock Exchange’s fintech and digital asset subsidiary, MSX PLC to jointly launch a new security token digital exchange.The platform’s investment committee reportedly assesses security tokens issuers on the basis of their white paper’s transparency, fundraising method…

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Thai Stock Exchange Considering to Launch Crypto Trading Platform

“Imitating the move of a few major European stock exchanges, the Stock Exchange of Thailand is exploring the idea to develop a digital asset trading platform” writes Arnab Shome for financemagnates.com. It has even prepared a blueprint detailing the IT infrastructure of the digital asset exchange.The stock exchange is also planning to completely digitize the new trading platform including paperless account opening through electronic identification verification, electronic payment of stamp duty and direct-debit registration processes.According to a Finextra report, the exchange has already tabled plans to build the new exchange…

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QuadrigaCX CEO Used Personal Money to Fund Exchange During Litigation With Bank in 2018

“The late founder of Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, Gerry Cotten, was purportedly funding the exchange with his own money while it was in litigation with a major Canadian bank” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. In the recent statement, Robertson also revealed that the legal firm currently representing the exchange will cease its association with Quadriga CX, apparently due to a conflict of interest.After $145 million in crypto assets went missing following Cotten’s death, Robertson provided interim financing for legal proceedings.Cotten’s widow Jennifer Robertson revealed details about the exchange’s financial situation…

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