Japanese Giant Rakuten Officially Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japan’s biggest e-commerce website is officially launching its cryptocurrency exchange. .| Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: Rakuten, the largest e-commerce company in Japan which serves well over 1.2 billion individuals globally with its e-commerce and payments services, has officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange.The official statement of Rakuten read:”Rakuten Wallet, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Rakuten Group…

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Powerful Indian Tech Lobby Blasts Government’s Proposed Cryptocurrency Ban

India’s trade association for the information technology sector has criticized a proposal by a government committee to ban cryptocurrencies, Business Standard reports. According to the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), regulations for the cryptocurrency sector are preferable to a ban. This is because, in Nasscom’s view, a ban will only hurt the…

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Canada Adds VirgoCX as an Emerging Institutional and Retail Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

TORONTO, Ontario – VirgoCX, a Canadian blockchain FinTech company has gone live with its professional trading platform for retail and institutional traders. Pro traders, investors, crypto enthusiasts, and beginners can safely and securely buy, sell and trade Bitcoin, Ethereum and other popular digital currencies. To encourage first-time users, VirgoCX sets up a referral and bonus…

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Strict Malaysian Regulator Approves Three Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Malaysia’s securities regulator has conditionally approved three cryptocurrency exchanges. | Source: ShutterstockStrict Malaysian Regulator Approves Three Cryptocurrency ExchangesBy CCN: Malaysia’s Securities Commission (SC) has registered three cryptocurrency exchanges allowing them nine months to achieve compliance with regulatory standards.Malaysia has been strict with its regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges previously. These three are the first, and only,…

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