Month: August 2021

FTX.US, the United States-based affiliate of Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange FTX, is acquiring crypto derivatives platform LedgerX for an undisclosed amount. FTX.US’ owner West Realm Shire Services announced on Aug. 31 that the company had executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire LedgerX’s parent company Ledger Holdings. The deal is expected to close, pending satisfaction
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Dubai are among the friendliest jurisdictions for the cryptocurrency industry, according to Stephen Stonberg, CEO of Bittrex Global crypto exchange. Dubai is likely to benefit from the expanding crypto market in the Middle East as local regulators increasingly accept blockchain-related technologies, Stonberg said in a Sunday Bloomberg interview. The UAE
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Amid El Salvador preparing to officially enforce the country’s Bitcoin (BTC) law in early September, Salvadorans took to the streets to protest over the adoption of BTC as an official currency. El Salvador’s anti-Bitcoiners have expressed discontent regarding the government’s plans to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, with hundreds of protesters marching through the capital
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Institutional inflows to altcoin investment products have continued to increase this past week, but the same cannot be said for Bitcoin. In its Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly report on Aug. 30, institutional asset manager CoinShares identified overall inflows of $24 million to altcoin-based investment products. The capital flows mark the second consecutive week of
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