Bitcoin News

Van Eck, SolidX Begin Bitcoin ETF-Like Product to Institutional Investors

Van Eck Securities Corp. and SolidX Management LLC will begin selling shares in a limited version of a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Mike Pompeo: Traditional Framework Should Regulate Cryptocurrency

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo stated cryptocurrencies should utilize the framework used to regulate traditional electronic financial transactions.

Bitcoin Futures Platform Bakkt ‘Cleared to Launch’

NEW YORK – Bakkt, Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform, has been "cleared for launch."

U.S. SEC Delays Three Bitcoin ETF Decisions

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed its decision regarding three bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals.

Access Your Cash Without Selling With Blockchain Startup Nexo

Blockchain startup Nexo will be the first company in the world to allow customers to spend the value of their cryptocurrency without spending it.

Bakkt to Launch ‘In the Very Near Future’ According to Intercontinental Exchange CEO

Intercontinental Exchange’s CEO Jeffery Sprecher stated bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform Bakkt will be launching soon during a quarterly earnings call.

Norwegian Air to Accept Bitcoin Payments

Norwegian Airlines founder Bjørn Kjos is moving into the cryptocurrency industry, announcing plans to set up a cryptocurrency exchange, as well as accept bitcoin on Norwegian.

U.S. CFTC Investigates Cryptocurrency Exchange BitMEX

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, according to people familiar with the matter. 

Bank of Japan: Crypto Operators Must Comply with Rules

Cryptocurrency operators such as Facebook must comply with regulations on money laundering and risk management, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Friday.

Binance Confirms Crypto Futures Trading with 20x Leverage

During the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei on Tuesday, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao gave audience members a sneak peak of the company’s upcoming futures trading interface.
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