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Bitfinex Shifts Its Banking Business to Hong Kong-Based Bank of Communications

Cryptocurrency trading platform Bitfinex has reportedly shifted its banking business to the Hong Kong-based Bank of Communications, the Block reported Oct. 16. A source familiar with the matter reportedly said that Bitfinex appears to be banking with the Bank of Communications through the private account “Prosperity Revenue Merchandising Limited.” According to the Block, Bank of Communications — which is partly ...

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Bitfinex Introduces ‘New, Improved’ Fiat Deposit System Following Last Week’s Suspension

Major crypto exchange Bitfinex has introduced an “improved” fiat deposit system, shortly after temporary suspension of deposits last week, according to an official blog post Tuesday, Oct. 16. Last week, on Oct. 11, Bitfinex temporarily halted fiat deposits in four fiat currencies – the Euro (EUR), U.S. Dollar (USD), Japanese Yen (JPY), and Pound Sterling (GBP) – without specifying a ...

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Bitfinex Unveils New Banking System, Resumes Fiat Deposits

Cryptocurrency exchange giant Bitfinex has unveiled a “distributed banking solution” that it says will be a “resilient” solution to its much-chronicled banking woes. Announced on Tuesday, the new system will allow KYC-verified users to immediately begin initiating fiat deposits across USD, GBP, JPY, and EUR, which had been paused for almost a week. Under the new system, eligible users must ...

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Bitfinex Premium on Bitcoin Hit $1,000 Today, Can It Affect the SEC’s Decision?

Bitfinex’s $1,000 premium on Bitcoin, which sent its price shooting upwards of $7,500, and Tether’s 6% drop on Monday, has created a lot of commotion in the crypto-sphere. The currency’s wild price swing, which was observed only on Tether-enabled cryptocurrency exchanges, has left cryptocurrency supporters speculating about the implications of this non-uniform price movement. The cryptocurrency market has been divided ...

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Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Announces New Reporting Tools for Users

Bitfinex has announced that launch of a new suite of reporting tools intended to help users gain greater control over their trades and give them useful insights into their activities on the platform. In a blogpost on its website, Bitfinex revealed that the tools are designed to enable users gain unlimited insights by viewing as much of their account data ...

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Bitcoin Surges to $7,500 on Bitfinex as Tether Implodes, Real Price $6,700

The price of Bitcoin has surged from $6,300 to $7,500 on Bitfinex, a major cryptocurrency exchange that reportedly operates Tether LLC, a firm that oversees the development of stablecoin Tether (USDT). Bitcoin is being traded with a significant premium on exchanges that have integrated USDT such as OKEx and Huobi, because traders have initiated the biggest sell-off of USDT to ...

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What’s Causing 2% Bitcoin Premium on Bitfinex? Possibility of Arbitrage

On Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin is being traded with a 2 percent premium based on the current price of $6,285. As BitMEX Research revealed, the premium of Bitcoin on Bitfinex continued to increase throughout the past week, during a period in which Tether (USDT) started to demonstrate a decline in price. Currently, on Bitfinex, all traders are requested ...

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Bitfinex Banking Scares Continue, Bitcoin Premium Skyrockets, Tether Dumps

Since the establishment of the first crypto-to-fiat platform, exchanges have been subject to intense scrutiny from banks, regulators, and most importantly, the consumers and investors themselves. Despite its veteran status in this nascent industry, Bitfinex isn’t exempt from this scrutiny, as a few too many controversies have rocked the Hong Kong-based startup over its near-six-year history. Reports suggest that the next scandal ...

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Short Positions Against Ethereum Reach Record Highs on Bitfinex

The cryptocurrency markets posted some slight gains on Friday after seeing a massive selloff on Thursday that sent many altcoins down by more than 10% and pushed Bitcoin to its range support at $6,200. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up slightly on the 24-hour chart, with a current price of just over $6,300. Friday’s slight recovery has ...

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