Lebanese Protestors Gather at Central Bank as Financial Lockout Continues

[ad_1] Since the beginning of widespread protests in Lebanon last week, banks and lending institutions have remained closed, fueling fears of an impending nationwide cash crisis. Attempts to assuage the concerns of suffering individuals without money or options are not proving effective, as officials scramble to address the situation against a backdrop of alleged political embezzlement and mounting public frustration. Also Read: 3 Major Signs That Precede the Fall of

Crypto Lending Platform Nexo Lowers Rates On Instant Credit Lines

[ad_1] Nexo, a crypto lending institution, announced that it has lowered the interest rates on its instant crypto credit lines.Lowest rates in the blockchain ecosystemIn a press release published Oct. 22, Nexo announced that it was lowering interest rates on its credit line service after securing long-term cost-efficient financing. The instant lending platform claims that they now offer the lowest rates in the ecosystem.Nexo’s crypto credit lines reportedly start at

Michael Novogratz’s Galaxy Firm Is Launching New Bitcoin Funds

[ad_1] Michael Novogratz, Galaxy Digital CEO and chairman, spoke to CNBC’s Squawk Box where he said that a new Bitcoin (BTC) fund was in the works.Novogratz alludes to new funds in interviewOn Oct. 24, Novogratz hinted that Galaxy Digital Asset Management has plans to launch a new Bitcoin fund to allow people easy access to the world's most popular cryptocurrency. He told Squawk Box hosts that Galaxy “will have a

Binance Adds Nigerian Naira Fiat Trading Pair, Opens Deposits

[ad_1] Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it opened deposits for fiat currency Nigerian Naira (NGN) on Oct. 24.Binance adds three new NGN trading pairsPer the announcement, NGN deposits will be processed by online payments processor Flutterwave and the exchange is also adding three new trading pairs: USD/NGN, Binance Coin/NGN and Bitcoin/NGN.To promote the use of the newly supported currency on the firm’s trading platform, Binance made NGN deposits temporarily

As Crypto Exchanges Exit the US, Which Trading Platforms Will Enter the Breach?

[ad_1] The U.S. remains a challenging environment for centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, with major players significantly scaling back their operations and others heading for the door. The most recent casualty of America’s stringent regulatory climate is one time market-leader Poloniex, which has “spun out” from parent company Circle, spinning out of the U.S. market in the process and leaving a void for other exchanges to fill. Also read: Bakkt Announces Bitcoin

Crypto Exchange Kraken Announces That WebSockets Private API is Live

[ad_1] Major cryptocurrency exchange Kraken made its WebSockets private Application Program Interface (API) available for all Kraken clients.On Oct. 24, Kraken reported on its blog that the first two messages of the private API have gone live to all of its clients after being in beta mode since the beginning of October.The new functionalitiesThe crypto exchange advertises WebSockets as providing a faster, more efficient interface for those clients who build software

Number of Americans Owning Crypto Doubled in 2019: Finder

[ad_1] The number of Americans who own cryptocurrencies has almost doubled in 2019, from 7.95% in 2018 to 14.4%, according to a new survey by Finder.36.5 million Americans own cryptoFinder, an Australia-based financial services firm, has surveyed 2,068 Americans to figure out that 36.5 million people in the United States own some form of crypto to date.Titled “A rising number of Americans own crypto,” the survey was released on Oct.

Now Is A Great Time To Visit Cointelegraph’s Unblocked Facebook Page

[ad_1] After being banned for more than a month, Cointelegraph is once again accessible via Facebook.There were more questions than answers when the block took effect on September 18. Facebook has a hardline anti-crypto policy when it comes to paid advertisements, but ours was a community page for distributing reported news, boasting more than 700,000 likes.It’s not clear what happened to initiate the block. Facebook’s policy for pages of this

CEO Jack Dorsey On Twitter Joining Libra: “Hell No”

[ad_1] Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, made it crystal clear that Twitter will never join Facebook’s Libra project."Nothing within Libra had to be a cryptocurrency”On Oct. 24, per a Twitter thread by Hollywood Reporter editor Alex Weprin, who was covering an event at Twitter's New York office, Jack Dorsey made it abundantly clear that Twitter will stay a million miles away from Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra

Crypto Exchange Binance.US Expands Support for Dogecoin

[ad_1] The United States-based branch of major crypto exchange Binance, Binance.US, will add support for Dogecoin (DOGE), according to a blog post published on Oct. 24.Binance.US’s users will be able to trade the DOGE/USDT pair from 09:00 p.m. EST on Oct. 24, while they can already start depositing the coin in advance of trading. Withdrawals will become available following the trading launch.Binance.US gradually expands its offeringsBinance.US launched on Sept. 24,