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Major Insurers Take the Plunge to Underwrite Risk in the Crypto Space

Major Insurers Take the Plunge to Underwrite Risk in the Crypto Space

Big-name insurers such as AIG, Allianz, Chubb, and XL Group are increasingly tailoring coverage options to protect businesses in the crypto space, Bloomberg reports July 19. Aon, a major insurance broker that claims to occupy 50 percent of the crypto-insurance market, told Bloomberg the firm is seeing more crypto-specific protections catering to the new industry. Another broker, Marsh […]

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Market Attracting Institutional Investors, Reveals Coinbase VP

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Market Attracting Institutional Investors, Reveals Coinbase VP

Interest for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is increasing among the institutional investors. Coinbase VP and GM, Adam White revealed this fact and shared that Coinbase is also working on driving institutional investor interest it by focusing on transparency, compliance, and regulatory clarity. Coinbase VP assures institutional investors’ interest in Bitcoin and other coins are rising […]

Coinbase Gets Regulator Approval to List Digital Coins Considered to be Securities

Coinbase Gets Regulator Approval to List Digital Coins Considered to be Securities

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to list digital coins considered to be securities, Bloomberg reported July 16. A Coinbase representative told Bloomberg that the SEC and FINRA have authorized the exchangeto acquire security dealers Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate Marketplace Inc. and Digital Wealth […]

Coinbase Announces Five Possible New Assets, Makes No Guarantees For Trade Listing

Coinbase Announces Five Possible New Assets, Makes No Guarantees For Trade Listing

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that it is examining the addition of five new coins, according to a blog post published July 13. The trading platform is exploring the possibility of adding new assets to its trading lists, including Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC), and 0x (ZRX). Additionally, Coinbase said it will negotiate with local […]

Apple Blocks Crypto Mining Apps On Its Products

Apple Blocks Crypto Mining Apps On Its Products

Apple has moved to put a stop to any crypto-mining apps that might be used on its mobile products. In a recent update, the personal computing company expanded its initial guidelines on cryptocurrencies. Before, the guidelines specified apps facilitating cryptocurrency exchange and/or initial coin offerings (ICOs) must comply with all applicable state and federal laws. Now, the […]

All of Top 100 Cryptocurrencies See Red Amidst CFTC Price Manipulation Probe

All of Top 100 Cryptocurrencies See Red Amidst CFTC Price Manipulation Probe

Sunday, June 10: crypto markets have seen a sharp drop today, in the wake of the news that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has launched a probe into four major crypto exchanges. All of the top-100 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are in the red over the 24 hours to press time, while total market capitalization is down by about $20 […]

Getting Into Japanese Market Won’t Be Easy For Coinbase

Getting Into Japanese Market Won’t Be Easy For Coinbase

On June 4, Coinbase — one of the largest wallets and cryptocurrency exchanges in the US —  revealed its plans to enter the Japanese crypto market. While Japan is renowned for its rather progressive views toward crypto (it was one of the first countries to officially recognize Bitcoin, after all), entering arguably the world’s hottest crypto […]

Coinbase Paving the Way for Institutional Investors with Four New Products

Coinbase Paving the Way for Institutional Investors with Four New Products

Coinbase are attempting to lure institutional investors to the cryptocurrency market by launching four new products. The established digital currency exchange company announced today that they will introduce: Coinbase Custody, Coinbase Markets, The Coinbase Institutional Coverage Group, and Coinbase Prime. Coinbase Respond to Feedback from Institutional Investors For several years now those involved in the […]

Facebook ‘Exploring’ Making Its Own Cryptocurrency, Media Report

Facebook ‘Exploring’ Making Its Own Cryptocurrency, Media Report

Facebook is reportedly “exploring” the creation of its own cryptocurrency, news media outlet Cheddar reported May 11. According to Cheddar’s anonymous sources, people “familiar with Facebook’s plans,” the social media giant is “very serious” about plans to launch an in-app virtual coin. The unconfirmed information comes the same week the platform announced that David Marcus, head of its Messenger app, […]

Coinbase Discloses Corporate Data In Response to NY Crypto Inquiry

Coinbase Discloses Corporate Data In Response to NY Crypto Inquiry

Coinbase, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange startup, has posted part of its response to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s ongoing inquiry. “We applaud the [Office of the Attorney General] for taking action to bring further transparency to the virtual currency markets,” Coinbase’s chief legal and risk officer Mike Lempres wrote in a five-page letter. Schneiderman’s office launched a “fact-finding […]