Binance Targets EU, UK Traders With New Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has launched a new fiat-to-crypto exchange on the island of Jersey, a British self-governing dependency. The firm announced Wednesday that, through the new exchange, users are able to trade in pairs for bitcoin and ethereum against the British pound and the euro in Europe and the U.K. “Binance selected Jersey for its highly developed digital infrastructure, robust regulatory framework, and world-class financial services sector,” the exchange’s chief financial officer, Wei Zhou, told CoinDesk. He further clarified that Binance Jersey is…

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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. While 2017 was a raging bull market in cryptocurrencies, 2018 turned out to be a massive bear market that wiped out more than $720 billion in total crypto market capitalization. We believe that 2019 will bring back the focus on the fundamentals and…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP up 5.1 percent, Extra Liquidity From Binance

Latest Ripple News While Sep 2018 saw XRP prices expand 400 percent from lows of 25 cents and at one point printing 90 cents, its growth didn’t go unnoticed. At current prices, XRP is the second most valuable coin in the space overtaking ETH for the first time since the launch of the former back in 2015. Its infrastructure has continued to grow but the government involvement and investor apprehensiveness to invest in projects has seen its overall valuation shrink. On the other hand, the constant promotion of Ripple and…

Top Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Ripple-Based Trading Pairs in New Expansion

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will open trading of two pairs using Ripple (XRP) as the quote currency, a blog post confirmed Dec. 24. Set to launch the same day, the TRX/XRP (Tron) and XZC/XRP (Zcoin) pairs represent the first time for Binance to use XRP as the base currency. As part of the update, developers will rename the current Ethereum (ETH) markets to “ALTS,” with CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) explaining that a lack of user interface space necessitated the move. “We will be adding a couple trading pairs with XRP as…

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Calls 2018 ‘Correction Year’ for Crypto

Changpeng Zhao called 2018 a “correction year” for crypto currencies while expressing optimism for the future of the crypto industry during a Bloomberg interview published on Dec. 19. Zhao spoke in reference to the bear market plaguing traders this year, which took a turn for the worse in mid-November when markets crashed even further. Zhao, the CEO and co-founder of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, said that “it’s a correction year.” He noted that while “price is a very strong attraction” for speculators, the industry will grow thanks to builders who…

Binance Launches Blockchain-Powered Charitable Campaign in Support of Maltese Youth

Top crypto exchange Binance’s philanthropic arm, the Binance Charity Foundation (BCF), has opened a new fundraising channel on its blockchain-powered donation platform. The new program is conducted in support of terminally ill patients and disadvantaged children in Malta and Gozo. The news was shared with Cointelegraph in a press release Dec. 19. Dubbed the “2018 L-Istrina Campaign,” the new channel will raise funds in aid of national charity, The Malta Community Chest Fund (MCCFF), which works to improve the lives of Maltese and Gozitan individuals and families affected by sickness,…

Binance Labs Launches 8 Blockchain Startups

Ella Zhang, Head of Binance Labs Binance Labs recently announced the launch of eight projects which have been incubated over the course of the last few months. The San Francisco chapter of Binance Labs ended its ten-week Incubation Program which focused on providing guidance, mentorship, and resources to each project. Over 500 project teams applied for the program, and after an intensive review process, eight were selected and granted $500,000 each. The projects also received access to fireside talks from industry leaders including Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. Ella Zhang, the head of…

TrueUSD Is Now a Base Pair on Binance

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance has added TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD) as a base currency, expanding the stablecoin’s available trading pairs.  Adding to TUSD’s original BTC pair, Binance will add the following trading pairs: BNB/TUSD, ETH/TUSD, XRP/TUSD, EOS/TUSD and XLM/TUSD. The pairs, however, have not been integrated yet, and representatives from TrustToken told Bitcoin Magazine that more information regarding the integration will be revealed in a forthcoming blog post. The addition of TrueUSD as a quote currency offers more options to traders on the platform, who previously could only use Tether (USDT)…

Major Crypto Exchange Binance Launches ‘Sub-Accounts’ for Institutional Clients

Top cryptocurrency exchange Binance has released a new sub-accounts feature for institutional and high-tier individual traders, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 6. The feature will allow parties to create up to 200 subsidiary trading accounts under the canopy of one main account. This “master” account will have sole control over movement of assets between sub-accounts, and be able to grant each of them different access levels and permissions. Nonetheless, each sub-account will retain its own set of API limits to allow for high capacity trading. According…

Binance Launches Multi-Account Feature for Institutional Crypto Traders

Crypto exchange Binance is looking to aid institutional investors with a new sub-account feature. Announced Thursday, these sub-accounts will allow institutions to set up multiple trading accounts for each firm, with different accounts being given different levels of access and control. The firms’ main accounts will be able to control these sub-accounts, granting them permissions as needed. A single institution may have up to 200 sub-accounts, according to the exchange. In addition to the different levels of account types, Binance will allow different sub-accounts to transfer funds with no fees…