All major currencies were down, with BTC experiencing another drop to below the $9,000 mark after having briefly flirted with $9,500 over the weekend.
Cheng Yi-ting, CEO of the OTCBTC cryptocurrency exchange, announced her intention to run for mayor on April 13.
The FSA has quietly begun to put pressure on crypto exchanges to remove the digital currencies, assumed to be favorites by criminals.
Coinsecure, a Delhi-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced that expected reimbursements following a hack earlier this month will be delayed.
The government of Venezuela has shut down three cryptocurrency exchanges as part of its “Operation Paper Hands,” while 16 others have been certified to facilitate Petro transactions in the international market.
Koinex announced that it would be introducing no less than 23 crypto-to-crypto trading pairs with no fees—an added incentive for new cryptocurrency investors who are hoping to enter the market in a big way.
Ten members of a gang have been arrested in Dubai, accused of carrying out a cryptocurrency heist that resulted in the theft of $1.9 million worth of BTC.
After a fair amount of backlash, France’s Council of State now considered cryptocurrencies as movable property, which resulted in the lowering the capital gains tax to a flat rate of 19%.
The latest statement from the Financial Conduct Authority specifies that cryptocurrency derivatives, under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, can be defined as financial instruments.
The anti-monopoly court in Chile has ruled that cryptocurrency-related bank accounts should be reopened while the lawsuit filed by exchanges Buda, Orionx and Crypto MKT continued.
BBVA used a private blockchain to conduct a €75-million ($91.4 million) loan from start to finish. In doing so, it has now become the first global bank to enlist the technology in a loan operation.