Blockchain Researchers Look to Overhaul Crypto Exchange Ranking Data

By CCN: ‘Reported volume’ is the default metric that people look for when determining the ranks of crypto exchanges. ‘Reported’ and ‘adjusted’ volumes wildly differ on sites like CoinMarketCap.com. For example, if you look at the image below, you’ll notice a wild difference in “reported” and “adjusted” volumes at press time. Ranking Exchanges Beyond Their “Volume” ViewBase, a “market insights and community” platform centered around cryptocurrency, recently published a report which details other ways we might rank exchanges. Rankings could be based on real facts, like how much crypto they…

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Crypto Exchange Kraken Takes a Cue from Binance, Delists Bitcoin SV

By CCN: Add Jesse Powell to the chorus of crypto exchange CEOS who are done with Craig Wright’s games. San Francisco-based crypto exchange Kraken has announced that it will be delisting Bitcoin SV (BSV), following in the trend-setting footsteps of Binance and later ShapeShift. Kraken has been engaging with its community about it ever since Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao got the ball rolling earlier in the week. In an online poll, nearly three-quarters of Kraken’s followers voted in favor of delisting Bitcoin SV while more than one-fifth of tens…

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Analyst Predicts Ethereum Price to Hit a Record $2,500 in 2018

Ethereum could rise fourfold to $2,500 and have a record-setting year this year, a financial consulting firm has predicted. “The price of Ethereum is predicted to increase significantly this year, and could hit $2,500 by the end of 2018 with a further increase by 2019 and 2020,” Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, The post Analyst Predicts Ethereum Price to Hit a Record $2,500 in 2018 appeared first on CCN

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Crypto Exchange Giant Kraken Quits Japan Citing Rising Costs: Report

US-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will reportedly shutter its trading services in Japan due to rising business costs. Referencing an emailed statement from Kraken, Bloomberg is reporting that the San Francisco-based exchange operator is closing ‘all of its services’ in Japan with a tentative planned exit in June 2018. However, the exchange did leave the door The post Crypto Exchange Giant Kraken Quits Japan Citing Rising Costs: Report appeared first on CCN

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Crypto Exchange Kraken Returns with Zero Trading Fees After Multi-Day Outage

The post Crypto Exchange Kraken Returns with Zero Trading Fees After Multi-Day Outage appeared first on CCN What was originally planned as a two-hour outage for popular cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, turned into a multi-day ordeal, and an emotional rollercoaster for customers. On January 10th, Kraken announced that they would be performing system upgrades on that would take all of their existing systems offline. However, no one expected a multiple-day outage, as Kraken The post Crypto Exchange Kraken Returns with Zero Trading Fees After Multi-Day Outage appeared first on CCN

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