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Why Major U.S. Financial Companies Avoid the Crypto Market

Major U.S. companies have been avoiding the crypto market for a long time. And now, according to Mike Novogratz, a prominent investor and former hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group, there is a major reason for this. Continue reading Why Major U.S. Financial Companies Avoid the Crypto Market

Binance Plans to Move Office in Malta

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has received a formal warning from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) for operating in the country without registering with the regulatory agency as a cryptocurrency trading platform. In a letter dated March 23 and addressed to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, the FSA warned the exchange operator to cease operating in Japan without a license. Continue reading Binance Plans to Move Office in Malta

Japanese Exchange Coincheck Begins JPY Refunds for NEM Hack Victims

As of today, Tokyo-based Coincheck has begun distributing reparations to users impacted by the infamous late January theft of some $530 million in NEM. With an announcement on its website today, Coincheck has begun reimbursing funds – in JPY – to the account balances of users who held NEM at the time of the theft on January 26th. The refund value will be at a fixed rate of 88.549 Japanese yen, approx. $0.83 per NEM token stolen at the time. That’s over twice the current trading value of NEM’s XEM token, at just under $0.40 at press time. Continue reading Japanese Exchange Coincheck Begins JPY Refunds for NEM Hack Victims