OKEx Trades Over $2.4Bn in Crypto Derivatives in 24 Hours, Tops BitMEX

OKEx just hit a record in crypto derivatives trading, knocking BitMEX off the top spot.  Turning Things Around OKEx ended last year amid a deluge of criticism from angry traders. Not only was the Asian-turned-Malta-based exchange called out for market manipulation when it forced the early settlement of BCH futures, without warning, right before the fork, but it was also slammed for falsifying trading volume. However, the leading digital asset exchange that tells traders “it’s OK to be daring” has put all that behind it — and its relentless efforts…

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Shock Court Ruling Holds Crypto Exchange Liable in Singapore’s First Bitcoin Trial

A court has ordered the unhappy operator of crypto exchange Quoine to follow through with a glitched computer transaction that allowed a crypto market liquidity provider to swap ether for bitcoin at a rate of 10 bitcoin to every ether at a time when 1 ETH was worth .036 BTC, not 10. In the Republic of Singapore’s first trial regarding bitcoin, the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) issued a judgment Thursday to press Singaporean crypto exchange Quoine to execute a trade its computers allowed in error. A Crypto Exchange Error…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Upside Break Inevitable Above $3,900

Bitcoin price is trading nicely above the $3,825 and $3,800 support levels against the US Dollar. The price is likely positioning for an upside break above the $3,880 and $3,900 resistance levels. Yesterday’s highlighted important bearish trend line is in place with resistance at $3,860 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could surge higher once it clears the $3,860 resistance and the 100 hourly SMA. Bitcoin price is setting up for the next key break against the US Dollar. BTC could either…

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