Singapore-based Bitget has registered with the U.S. Treasury Department as a money services business, the first step to launching operations in the country.
Retail interest in cryptocurrencies is growing as COVID-19 shakes markets and central banks take drastic steps to steady the global economy, the firm says.
The funding round comes just weeks after the Supreme Court overturned the country's banking ban.
The Singapore exchange has added tether (USDT) perpetual contracts to simplify account management and allow two-way trades.
Coinbase reported record site traffic and a massive surge in 24-hour trading volume during last week’s coronavirus-driven market swings.
The new liquidation mechanism would pull the plug on futures trading should prices become too volatile.
Hawaiian regulators have launched a digital currency sandbox that waives the state’s infamous double-reserve requirement for participating crypto firms.
Gemini is hiring a new director for institutional sales in its European office.
The new CoinZoom exchange is registered with FinCEN in most U.S. states.
The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has started grouping multiple bitcoin transactions together to benefit both users and the blockchain.