Following the regulatory sandbox approval by Canadian regulators, Wealthsimple announced that it has launched “Canada’s first regulated crypto platform.” The new crypto exchange is regulated by the federal government as well as regulators in 13 provinces and territories in Canada. Wealthsimple Crypto Regulated in All Provinces and Territories in Canada Canadian investment management firm Wealthsimple […]
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Bitcoin is a hot commodity lately. This cryptocurrency is usually at the top of experts’ and users’ lists of recommendations for investments in the digital world. If you’re thinking about using Bitcoin or have already started your crypto journey, there are steps you can take to secure your currency. Here’s how to protect your Bitcoin […]
On May 11, 2020, Bitcoin successfully executed its third block reward halving. Bitcoin halving events usually occur every four years, and the first and the second events took place in 2012 and 2016, respectively. Since miners’ rewards for verifying blockchain transactions are usually trimmed by 50% following a halving event, past events have forced miners […]
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has completed its investigation of what happened to the defunct cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx which owes over 76,000 clients a combined $215 million in assets. Supposedly deceased, its founder Gerald Cotten was found to have committed a series of fraud, the regulator details. Quadrigacx Fraud: Exchange Owes 76,000+ Clients $215 Million […]
CME is gaining presence in Bitcoin options in a market still dominated by Deribit and exchanges, new data reveals. Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives interest is putting in “fast” growth this quarter — and CME Group is leading the way for options, new data shows. According to monitoring resource Skew, the past weeks have seen CME dramatically […]
CME customers would rather trade cash-backed Bitcoin products at present. Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s, or CME, global head of equity index and alternative investment products, Tim McCourt, said traders prefer cash-settled Bitcoin trading over products backed by physical Bitcoin (BTC). “So far, clients have expressed a clear preference and priority for a cash-settled product,” McCourt told […]
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, recently saw record Bitcoin trading numbers in multiple categories. Mainstream market exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, recently posted record numbers for its Bitcoin (BTC) trading products. May 14 yielded open interest of 10,792 Bitcoin futures trading contracts at CME, totalling 53,960 BTC — an all-time high for […]