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Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck Confirms Removal of Four Anonymity-Focused Altcoins

Recently hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck will end trading for four privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies, Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Dash (DASH), and Augur (REP), Cointelegraph Japan reported May 18. Following reports from back in March, the exchange has now officially confirmed the removal of the four anonymity-focused coins will come into effect June 18. According to Coincheck’s blog, the exchange will remove the ...

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Forget Bitcoin, These Altcoins Are Leading the Way in Merchant Adoption – The Merkle

Since its inception, one of the major goals of the cryptocurrency community has been the adoption of Bitcoin as a payment method for goods and services. As it stands now, consumers can use Bitcoin across a number of industries to purchase everything from real estate, to PCs, to pizza. However, Bitcoin’s high transaction costs, deflationary nature, and full transparency represent some ...

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Bithumb Adds Five New Altcoins to its Exchange, Price Pumps Expected

Bithumb has announced in a Tweet today that it will add five new cryptocurrencies to their trading lineup which may result in trading price spikes for all. Bithumb adds Five New Currencies to its Exchange One of the largest South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges Bithumb took to Twitter earlier to let its over 200,000 followers know that they have added five new ...

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Japan Wants Cryptocurrency Exchanges to De-List Anonymous Altcoins: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is pressuring local cryptocurrency exchanges to de-list privacy-centric altcoins such as Monero, Zcash, and Dash. Writing in Forbes, Tokyo-based journalist Jake Adelstein reports that sources close to the FSA say the regulatory agency — which has sole authority to grant licenses ...

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Japanese Regulators Discussed Restricting Trade Of Privacy-Focused Altcoins, Report Says

Japanese regulators suggested preventing cryptocurrency exchanges from trading anonymity-oriented altcoins Dash (DASH) and Monero (XMR) this month, Forbes reports today, April 30. Relating the outcome of a working group meeting of industry “experts” and the country’s regulator the Financial Services Authority (FSA), the publication quotes one member of the group raising the idea of preventative measures regarding the altcoins, which ...

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Altcoins Slide as Price of Bitcoin Falls Below $9,000 – The Merkle

As is always expected with major surges, cryptocurrency markets have seen a significant drawback following strong performances across the board since local BTC lows of under US$7,000 earlier in the month. Following impressive Bitcoin and altcoin gains earlier in the week, global market capitalization has fallen about 10% in the past day. While many speculators feared what would happen when Bitcoin ...

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Altcoins are Back in the Red

Altcoins moved into the red today after generating substantial gains in the last couple of days. The traders are blaming profit-taking-strategies and a bearish environment in the stock market for the potential selloff. The majority of altcoins are retreating at a double-digit rate today. The stunning bull-run in altcoins lifted their prices to the highest level in the last few ...

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