Swiss Financial Watchdog Proposes $1,000 Client Identification Threshold for Crypto Transactions

[ad_1] Famous for its favorable business climate that has attracted hundreds of crypto companies, Switzerland is now expanding its financial regulatory framework. Some of the upcoming rules will increase oversight in the blockchain industry in compliance with new international standards regarding operations with digital assets. Also read: With New Regulations, Europe’s Crypto Companies May Be Running Out of Options Finma Updates Regulatory Framework As part of the regulatory update, the

How Closely Does ETH Follow BTC?

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency market sentiment is often influenced by various factors, such as expert forecasts or political events. However, if analyzing on a wider time frame, it turns out that the prices of most cryptocurrencies — especially of Ether (ETH) — could mostly depend on the valuation of Bitcoin (BTC).The results of research conducted by analysts from Skew in November 2019 showed that ETH had been the highest-correlated cryptocurrency to BTC

New Regency Television Wins Screen Rights to Onecoin Story – The Missing Cryptoqueen

[ad_1] The story of Onecoin and cofounder Ruja Ignatova might be seen on television sets in the near future. Reports detail that New Regency Television International participated in a bid for the rights to the BBC Sounds podcast “The Missing Cryptoqueen.” Also read: The Fallout From Onecoin’s Ponzi Scheme Continues to Impact Investors New Regency Television Buys the Rights to The Missing Cryptoqueen Story For six years, Onecoin and Ruja

Continuing Its Crypto Market Takeover, Binance Fires Up BNB Futures

[ad_1] Crypto exchange unicorn Binance will launch Binance Coin (BNB) futures trading on Feb. 10.As the 17th cryptocurrency available on Binance’s futures trading branch, BNB comes with 50x leverage, paired against Tether’s USDT stablecoin, Binance detailed in a Feb. 7 press release provided to Cointelegraph.BNB pumped with the rest of the marketBinance’s BNB coin has already rallied several dollars this month, hitting a price of $22.16 by press time. Cointelegraph

Defi Market Surpasses $1 Billion – But There’s a Catch

[ad_1] The total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance applications has surpassed $1 billion, prompting celebrations from the Ethereum community. Not everyone has been swift to toast the milestone, however, with suggestions that the true value locked into defi protocols is materially lower. Meanwhile, creeping competition from centralized lenders shows that defi will have to innovate if it is to retain its value proposition. Also read: Bitcoin, Tesla Stock, Tron:

Binance CEO First AMA of 2020 Goes Live, Here Are The Key Takeaways

[ad_1] Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ), has just given his first AMA of 2020. We’ll take a look at the most important announcements in 2020. Binance has big things planned for 2020 Binance CEO CZ, just live streamed his first AMA of the year, and covered a lot of important changes that traders can look for in 2020. First of all, this is the first time CZ has done an

Alexander Vinnik Claims Injustice While Now Fighting Charges in France

[ad_1] After spending 30 months in detention, Greek authorities have finally extradited the Russian national and alleged Bitcoin (BTC) money launderer Alexander Vinnik to France. Prosecutors in France are charging Vinnik, operator of the defunct BTC-e crypto exchange, with multiple counts of money laundering, extortion and conspiracy.Vinnik also has pending extradition requests from both Russia and the United States. The alleged Bitcoin criminal has previously stated his preference for extradition

Robinhood Crypto Trading App Sets Sights on UK Traders

[ad_1] Robinhood, the trading app which took the finance world by storm in the US, is now eyeing expansion to the UK. The app became extremely popular by making trading and investing with no fees accessible to millenials. Making stocks seem cool to younger investors Robinhood is an innovative trading app that allows investors to open a savings account, purchase stocks, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies, with no fees, all from a

Introducing the Cointelegraph Top 100

[ad_1] Surveying the landscape as the most widely read publication covering cryptocurrency and blockchain, Cointelegraph’s editors had the ambitious idea to put together a list of the most influential people in this hectic, hype-filled, world-changing, weird industry that we all cover. After weeks of heated debate — will politicians be at the forefront of the crypto space in 2020? should we have more developers or business leaders on the list?

Ethereum Price Sets 2020 High — Are Investors Buying the ETH 2.0 Hype?

[ad_1] Altcoin price action has been the talk of the town for the past two weeks — and for good reason. Since the start of 2020, altcoins like Icon (ICX), AION and WanChain (WAN) have surged more than 200%, 120% and 60% respectively, leading some analysts to suggest that a new altcoin season has begun. Crypto market daily price chart. Source: Coin360Now, Ether (ETH) appears to have joined the party, and