Moscow Exchange Suggests Issuing Crypto Receipts for Those Afraid of Blockchain

The Moscow Exchange has proposed to legalize the issuance of receipts for digital financial assets. The trading platform says this will allow custodians to offer clients who are not ready for distributed ledgers to essentially work with securities. MOEX also plans to become a licensed crypto exchange operator. Largest Russian Stock Exchange Gears Up to Enter Digital Asset Market The leading exchange for equities and derivatives in Russia has drafted new legislation that would authorize depositories to issue receipts for digital financial assets (DFAs). In current Russian law, the broad…

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Fugitive Founder of Turkish Crypto Exchange Thodex Arrested in Albania

Albanian authorities have detained the founder and chief executive of the Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex, who allegedly fled Turkey with customer funds as the trading platform collapsed. Faruk Fatih Ozer was wanted for fraud with a red notice issued by Interpol. Albania Captures Alleged Crypto Fraudster, Prepares to Hand Him Over to Turkish Judiciary Police in Albania arrested 27-year-old Turkish businessman Faruk Fatih Ozer who founded and operated the now-defunct crypto exchange Thodex. Albanian law enforcement has been trying to locate him since he reportedly fled to the country with…

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Spanish Exchange 2gether Blocks Operations, Affecting 100,000 Users

2gether, one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges in Spain, has suddenly blocked its operations, leaving its users without access to their accounts. The platform informed it had to take this action due to the current situation of the market in an email directed to customers. In addition, the platform erased its presence from social media, deleting its account on Twitter. 2gether Reports Bear Market Woes The current downturn in the cryptocurrency market has affected several cryptocurrency exchanges and lenders unable to return funds to customers, having declared bankruptcy,…

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How low can Ethereum price drop versus Bitcoin amid the DeFi contagion?

Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) has declined by more than 35% against Bitcoin (BTC) since December 2021 with a potential to decline further in the coming months. ETH/BTC weekly price chart. Source: TradingView ETH/BTC dynamics The ETH/BTC pair’s bullish trends typically suggest an increasing risk appetite among crypto traders, where speculation is more focused on Ether’s future valuations versus keeping their capital long-term in BTC.  Conversely, a bearish ETH/BTC cycle is typically accompanied by a plunge in altcoins and Ethereum’s decline in market share. As a result, traders seek safety…

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Nearly 70,000 Issued Binance Refugee Crypto Card for Ukrainians

Thousands of Ukrainians have ordered a crypto card issued by the world’s leading digital asset exchange, Binance, for its users from the war-torn country. The card allows people displaced by the ongoing conflict with Russia to make payments and receive financial support. Binance Announces Results From Efforts to Help Ukrainian Refugees Between April 26 and June 10, almost 70,000 people have been issued the Binance Refugee Crypto Card, the largest coin exchange by trading volume unveiled to the crypto news outlet Forklog. The payment product was offered in April to…

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Binance to Advise Kazakhstan on Crypto Regulations

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will assist the government of Kazakhstan in efforts to regulate the country’s crypto space. The global coin trading platform will also help with the integration of the domestic banking system with the expanding digital assets market. Kazakhstan to Cooperate With Binance on the Development of Its Crypto Sector Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange by trading volume, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry. The major crypto platform and the department will collaborate in the crypto space. The…

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Crypto Exchange Coinbase Slows Hiring Amid Market Downturn

Leading U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase is slowing hiring, citing the current down cycle in the market as a reason to rethink its staffing strategy. The company’s management believes the move will allow the trading platform to match its hiring needs with its business goals. Coinbase to Reassess Headcount Needs, Focus on Integrating Recent Hires Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced a change in its staffing plans. After previously aiming to triple its size heading into this year, the company now feels it’s prudent to slow hiring and reassess its personnel needs…

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Coinbase Warns Some Russian Users Their Accounts May Be Blocked, Report Reveals

Leading U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly notified certain Russian customers that their accounts may be blocked at the end of this month. According to Russian media, the trading platform has offered them to withdraw their funds unless they prove they are not under sanctions. Coinbase Reportedly Asks Russian Clients to Withdraw Funds Some Coinbase users from Russia have received letters informing them that their accounts will be blocked on May 31, the crypto page of the Russian business news portal RBC reported. The company suggested that these customers withdraw…

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Binance back in Malaysia via a strategic stake in regulated digital exchange

[ad_1] Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange by trading volume is returning to the Malaysian markets with a strategic stake in the country’s regulated digital asset trading platfrom MX Global. Binance and Cuscapi Berhad acquired a key stake in MX Global, one of the four Recognized Market Operators – Digital Asset Exchange licensed by the Securities Commission (SC) in Malaysia. Hello Malaysia. https://t.co/vsHzHlm7KI — CZ Binance (@cz_binance) March 1, 2022 The leading crypto exchange has a significant presence in the Asian region and with its new partnership in Malaysia, the exchange aims…

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Japan Exchange Group alerts against imposter crypto trading platforms

[ad_1] Japan Exchange Group (JPX), the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Exchange owner, warned the public against companies that are misleading Japanese investors by selling crypto assets under the JPX brand.  JPX issued the alert after receiving reports about an ongoing attempt to dupe unwary investors into trading Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies on platforms misrepresented as JPX or one of its subsidiaries. Alert on trading in crypto assets using similar names to JPXhttps://t.co/CVrvpA0dNE — Japan Exchange Group EN (@JPX_official_EN) February 8, 2022 The company highlighted that the fraudulent companies in…

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