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Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage is Officially Joining the Cryptocurrency Markets

Brazil’s largest independent brokerage is the latest example of a retail stock exchange to enter the cryptocurrency markets amidst a growing movement for stock exchanges to offer retail investors access to cryptocurrencies. Grupo XP, the owner…
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Petro to Be Used for International Exchange Starting in October, Maduro Claims

Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, will be used for international commercial transactions starting in October 2018, according to a September 21 statement made by Nicolas Maduro. The Venezuelan president appeared on the national…
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Australian Regulator Hints at Increased Crypto Exchange and ICO Scrutiny

Australian regulator the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has revealed plans to increase scrutiny of cryptocurrency exchanges and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in its ‘Corporate Plan’ published this week. ASIC, which…
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Belgian Think Tank Calls for Crypto Exchange and ICO Regulations at EU Level

A report from a Belgian think tank that will reportedly be distributed to European Union (E.U.) ministers calls for unified legislation on cryptocurrencies and more scrutiny on how they are distributed to investors, Reuters reported September…
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Turkey’s National Stock Exchange Builds Blockchain Database Platform

Borsa Istanbul, Turkey’s state-backed stock exchange, has announced the development of a blockchain platform that will store details of new customers and share documents on a decentralized network. In an announcement on Wednesday, the bourse…
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Deutsche Bank Veteran Jumps Ship, Joins Japanese Crypto Exchange

Although many risk-averse individuals are hesitant to venture into the nascent cryptocurrency industry, there are some that are willing to take the plunge, including a multitude of former institutional investors, analysts, traders, and executives. Japanese…
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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Expands Adds Ethereum Classic and XRP Trading Pairs

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Bittrex has announced plans to launch U.S. dollar (USD) trading pairs for two new cryptocurrencies, according to an official announcement published August 8. Per the announcement, Bittrex is looking…
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Shares in Novogratz’s Crypto Bank Galaxy Digital Plunge 20% in Toronto Exchange Debut

Shares in Mike Novogratz’s crypto-focused merchant bank plunged 20 percent during their trading debut on a major Canadian stock exchange Wednesday, August 1, CNBC reported. After opening at $2.75 Canadian dollars ($2.11 USD) apiece for their…
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New Ripple-Based Decentralized Exchange Launches in San Francisco

A new Ripple (XRP)-based decentralized crypto marketplace, DCEX, has now opened registration for retail and institutional accounts, according to a press release published July 30. The new San Francisco-based platform runs on technology developed…
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How Olaf Carlson Wee’s Fund Transformed $4 Million to $1 Billion in Crypto

While you may not have heard of him, Olaf Carlson-Wee has joined the ranks as one of the foremost crypto entrepreneurs, managing a $1 billion crypto-centric investment fund. From Lumberjack To “Crypto OG” Olaf Carlson-Wee’s…