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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency created in 2008. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central control by any authority or any central bank. The bitcoin transactions and the issuing of new bitcoins is managed by the community network. Bitcoin is the biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and accounts for almost 60% of the total cryptocurrencies capitalization.

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies for Payments

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies

Turkey's central bank (CBRT) in a surprising move, banned the use of all cryptocurrencies and digital assets to payments for services and goods, citing possible damage and significant transaction risks

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Puremarkets Announces Exploration of Trading and Digital Asset Innovation with State Street and Currenex

Puremarkets + StateStreet

Puremarkets Limited a company where Arcane Crypto AB (“Arcane”) holds 37.5% through Arcane Crypto AS, today publicly announced that State Street’s Currenex (“Currenex”) have entered into an agreement to provide the trading infrastructure to the Pure Digital platform.

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UNICEF launches Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF CRYPTOCURRENCY FUND

UN Children’s agency becomes first UN Organization to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency. UNICEF will now be able to receive, hold and disburse donations of cryptocurrencies ether and bitcoin, through its newly-established UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund

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CME Group to Launch Micro Bitcoin Futures on May 3

Micro Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will expand its suite of crypto derivatives with the introduction of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, pending regulatory review

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Federal Court Orders UK Man to Pay More Than $571 Million for Operating Fraudulent Bitcoin Trading Scheme

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CFTC announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a default judgment against Benjamin Reynolds, purportedly of Manchester, England, finding that he operated a fraudulent scheme to solicit bitcoin

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FCA warns that younger investors are taking on big financial risks

FCA high-risk

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published research findings into better understanding investors who engage in high-risk investments like cryptocurrencies and foreign exchange.

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CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading

Coinbase

CFTC today issued an order filing and settling charges against digital asset exchange operator Coinbase Inc., based in San Francisco, California, for reckless false, misleading, or inaccurate reporting as well as wash trading by a former employee on Coinbase’s GDAX platform

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Bordier & Cie SCmA to offer cryptocurrencies to their customers* via Sygnum’s all-in-one B2B banking platform

Bordier & Cie

Bordier & Cie SCmA, a leading Swiss private bank founded in 1844, has expanded its offering to include cryptocurrencies by incorporating Sygnum’s B2B banking platform.

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Toronto Stock Exchange Lists World’s First Bitcoin ETF

Purpose Bitcoin ETF

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) announced the world's first bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), Purpose Bitcoin ETF, began trading under the symbols TSX:BTCC.B (Canadian dollar denominated ETF non-currency hedged units) and TSX:BTCC.U

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BNY Mellon Forms New Digital Assets Unit to Build Industry’s First Multi-Asset Digital Platform

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon today announced the formation of a new enterprise Digital Assets unit that will accelerate the development of solutions and capabilities to help clients address growing and evolving needs related to the growth of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies

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