Exchanges

SEC Chair Clayton: Bitcoin Needs ‘Better Regulation’ Before Major Exchange Listing

| William Foxley

Better regulation is needed around bitcoin markets before they can be traded on major exchanges, the head of the SEC said on Thursday.

New York Among 13 States Excluded as Binance.US Opens for Registrations

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance is opening for registration and deposits on Wednesday.

Binance Makes Strategic Investment in Chinese Crypto Media Firm

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has made an undisclosed investment in Chinese media and data source Mars Finance.

OKEX Korea Drops 5 Privacy Cryptocurrencies Citing FATF Rules

| Daniel Palmer

The Korean arm of the exchange has dropped support for privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies including monero, zcash and dash.

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CME Files to Double Monthly Bitcoin Futures Open Position Limit to 10K BTC

| Nikhilesh De

CME Group wants to double the maximum number of bitcoin futures contracts traders can buy for each month.

Huobi Plans Backdoor IPO Attempt in Hong Kong, Document Suggests

| David Pan

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi appears to be inching towards a reverse initial public offering, according to a filing with Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Kakao’s Klay Cryptocurrency to Make First Exchange Listing

| Richard Meyer

The "klay" cryptocurrency from messaging app giant Kakao is to make its first official exchange listing on Upbit later this month.

Binance to List Its New Dollar-Backed BUSD Stablecoin Next Week

| Christine Kim

Binance's dollar-backed stablecoin, BUSD, created in partnership with the Paxos Trust Company, will soon be available for trading.

Bakkt to Require $3.9K Down Payment on Bitcoin Futures Contracts

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt has revealed the initial margin requirements for its bitcoin futures contracts ahead of a scheduled Sept. 23 launch.

Gemini Launches Custody Product With 18 Cryptos Including Ethereum Tokens

| Nikhilesh De

The Gemini exchange is launching an institutional-grade crypto custody solution, with more digital assets now supported.