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bitcoin saving Rebrands as Magnr in Bitcoin Savings Account Launch

| Yessi Bello Perez

Magnr, formerly, is now offering interest bearing blockchain-based bitcoin saving accounts.

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Ex-Goldman, Paribas Execs Launch Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange

| Joon Ian Wong

A former executive director of Goldman Sachs in London has launched a bitcoin derivatives exchange called Crypto Facilities.

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Markets Weekly: Questions for Bitcoin Price After Torrid Week

| Joon Ian Wong

After a torrid week for the bitcoin price, which saw it trading below $300 and suffering a major exchange outage, questions arise about what's next.

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CFTC Chairman: We Have Oversight of Bitcoin Derivatives

| Joon Ian Wong

Bitcoin derivatives fall under the remit of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the body's chairman has claimed.

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Asian Exchanges Adopt Controversial Counting Method For Futures Trades

| Jon Southurst

Several exchanges have altered the way trades are counted on bitcoin futures markets, with 1 BTC counting as two.

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Exchange Roundup: Traders Gain Tools and Bank Woes for Justcoin

| Jon Southurst

CoinDesk's new cryptocurrency exchange roundup brings you the latest news, features and pro tools from the world's trading floors.

London Startup Seeks to Unleash DIY Bitcoin Trading Bots on the Markets

| Joon Ian Wong

Tradewave wants to "democratise" bitcoin bot trading with a platform for users to script their own bots.

Why Wall Streeters Are Turning to Bitcoin for a Living

| Joon Ian Wong

Traders and analysts are leaving Wall Street for cryptocurrency markets as banks reel from fines and volatility vanishes.

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Bitcoin Derivatives Platform Partners With Asian Exchange itBit

| Pete Rizzo

Derivatives platform is now offering its BTC/USD currency pair to users on itBit's bitcoin exchange platform.

Bank of Canada Research: Cryptocurrency Arbitrage Doesn’t Exist

| Joon Ian Wong

A new working paper from the Bank of Canada suggests that arbitrage opportunities don't exist in the cryptocurrency markets.