Markets

Binance to Launch Bitcoin-Pegged Token on Its Own Blockchain

| Daniel Kuhn

Binance will issue a number of tokens pegged to leading cryptocurrencies on Binance Chain to boost the number of trading options on its platform.

70% of Crypto Exchanges Have Complied With CoinMarketCap’s Transparency Initiative

| Daniel Kuhn

Crypto data provider CoinMarketCap says most listed exchanges have complied with its transparency-boosting mandatory data requests.

Bitcoin Price Trades Flat on Facebook Libra Blockchain Launch

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin is struggling to gather upside traction following Facebook's official announcement of its Libra cryptocurrency project.

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

| Daniel Palmer

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.

3 Reasons Bitcoin Is Rallying Above $9K

| Omkar Godbole and Sebastian Sinclair

Bitcoin rose above $9,000 over the weekend, taking cumulative year-to-date gains to more than 150 percent. Here's three likely reasons why.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Accept Liability for Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.

Above $9.3K: Bitcoin’s Price Prints 13-Month High

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin's price rose to 13-month highs above $9,300 on Sunday, taking cumulative weekly gains to 17 percent.

Bitfinex Is Starting to Buy Back and ‘Burn’ Its LEO Exchange Token

| Daniel Palmer

The crypto exchange has announced a transparency initiative that will see it put on full view the repurchase and destruction of its LEO token.

Bull Trap? Bitcoin’s Price Rise to $8,300 Isn’t Backed by High Volumes

| Omkar Godbole

A clear divergence between prices and trading volumes on the charts suggests bitcoin’s recent $800 rally could be short-lived.

Crypto Exchange Binance.com to Block US Customers from Trading

| Nikhilesh De

Binance will bar deposits and trading by users in certain jurisdictions and those found to violate the exchange's terms of use.