Bulgaria has announced that it is to begin monitoring cryptocurrency and ICO activities in the country through its government watchdog, according to Cryptovest. The focus of Bulgaria’s Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) will be securing a safeguard against illegal activity such as money laundering and fraud connected with cryptocurrency. As reported in Bitcoin News over the […]
Even though Kraken is one of the older exchanges in the cryptocurrency world, it too needs to innovate and add more currencies. While it remains unclear if it will do so, the company’s most recent tweet has sparked considerable debate on this topic. It is possible all of this is just one big joke, though. […]
Public filings released in late May establish the strongest link yet between Bitstamp and Korean gaming firm Nexon.
Major crypto exchange Kraken issues a harsh response to a recent Bloomberg article alleging possible USDT price “manipulation” on the platform
An investigative Bloomberg article raising concerns about market manipulation of tether on the Kraken exchange has sparked a social media firestorm.
Three weeks after a University of Texas professor published a report alleging that Tether and Bitfinex had manipulated the price of Bitcoin all throughout 2017, a new report has emerged that questions the stablecoin’s trading pattern on Kraken, an American crypto exchange. The report was published on Bloomberg and included research and analysis by some […]
Crypto exchange Kraken has responded to a recent article by Bloomberg that argues Tether (USDT) is being manipulated on their exchange. Kraken took a dig at the article’s complex headline and insinuated that the article was written to have an effect on the price of futures trading. Kraken Swipes at Bloomberg Four Bloomberg reporters claimed… […]
Following a Bloomberg News expose, alleging market manipulation of controversial alternative token Tether (USDT) on its exchange, Kraken fires off a savage blog post mocking journalists and defending their business’ integrity. Also read: Red Flag Waved in Tether’s Relationship with Kraken Exchange Kraken Goes Savage On Bloomberg On Tether: Journalists Defy Logic, Raising Red Flags […]
Crypto exchange Binance is keeping trading and withdrawals suspended even as their system upgrade is complete due to a risk warning
Two of Russia’s largest banks, Alfa Bank and Sberbank, will soon be offering clients access to cryptocurrency portfolios that will permit the trading of six popular coins on major exchanges Kraken and Bitstamp. Crypto Trading Portfolio Alfa Bank is the largest private bank in Russia, while Sberbank is state-owned and is responsible for processing government employee… […]
Sources over the weekend suggested that South Korea Cryptocurrency platform CoinRail had been hacked, a fact that was confirmed on its website this morning, according to Reuters. CoinRail’s statement explains that its system suffered a “cyber intrusion” on Sunday causing a loss of 30% of its traded coins. Sources speculate that the amount stolen might be […]
The US Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) has subpoenaed Coinbase, Kraken, Bitstamp, and ItBit in an ongoing Bitcoin manipulation probe started last month, reports Coingape. It is thought that the investigation has been initiated due to the distorted prices in the futures market. Coinbase is one of the world’s major cryptocurrency exchanges with Kraken in 24th position […]
Over Saturday night on 10 June, Bitcoin and crypto markets dipped significantly, with Bitcoin shedding USD 300 in just over an hour, writes Inside Bitcoins. The sideways market which has endured for some weeks finally came to an end when the mini-crash wiped out USD 15 billion off cryptocurrencies in a couple of hours. The current […]
Analyst P.A.ID Strategies has revealed the results of research into the on-boarding practices of cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges across the U.S. and Europe, research that focused on which of these crypto service providers are using Know Your Customer (KYC) checks when on-boarding customers. These companies might have to change their protocols when the EU’s anti money… […]
Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken donated $1 million to Coin Center and pledged they will match donations made up to $1 million. After slamming a fact-finding inquest into crypto-exchanges, this shows their support for research designed to help regulators. Kraken Backs Blockchain Think Tank Executive Director of Coin Center, Jerry Brito, made the surprise announcement at the… […]