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Trade.io Acquires Primus Capital Markets to Offer BTC-Backed Forex Trading

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Trade.io Acquires Brokerage Primus Capital Markets, to Offer Bitcoin-Backed Forex TradingTrade.io, a cryptocurrency exchange and investment company, has acquired British brokerage firm Primus Capital Markets Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The new subsidiary is to start trading foreign currency using digital assets as base currency under a new name, TIO Markets. Initially, customers will be able to make deposits and withdrawals in bitcoin core, ethereum, […]

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ECB Shuts Down Maltese Bank Over Schemes to Launder Money and Evade US Sanctions

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ECB Shuts Down Maltese Bank Over Schemes to Launder Money and Avoid US SanctionsMalta’s Pilatus Bank has been shut down by the European Central Bank (ECB). Its banking license was revoked after its chairman was charged in the U.S. with money laundering and organizing a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions. The bank had also been accused by a murdered journalist of processing corrupt payments. EU authorities now want new […]

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets

Posted by Lubomir Tassev on

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency AssetsThe Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has released a paper aimed at creating the infrastructure necessary to accommodate transactions with cryptocurrency-based assets and facilitate the implementation of distributed ledger technologies in the emirate. The platform wants to support financial institutions in their efforts to introduce services related to innovative investment instruments. Also read: Professional Course Prepares […]

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Major Car Dealerships and Airport Limos in Japan Begin Accepting Cryptocurrencies

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A regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Japan has partnered with two companies to enable cryptocurrency payments for their businesses. Hinomaru Limousine has started accepting payments in cryptocurrencies for its airport taxi service while Carchs Holdings allows crypto payments at its used car dealerships. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Airport Car Service by […]

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China Updates Crypto Ranking, Downgrades BTC Further

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China Updates Crypto Ranking, Downgrades BTC FurtherChina’s Center for Information and Industry Development has updated its ranking of 33 crypto projects, evaluated in three separate categories as well as overall. BTC has been downgraded further since the center’s previous update while EOS and Ethereum still top the overall ranking. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Ranking China’s […]

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