Israel Diamond Exchange to Launch Diamonds-backed Cryptocurrency

The world’s largest diamond exchange hopes cryptocurrency can turn diamonds into a viable financial instrument. The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has announced it signed an agreement with CARATS.IO to launch a digital currency backed by diamonds named CDC (CARATS.IO Diamond Currency). The developers explain that the new cryptocurrency will be based solely on investments in…

iFX EXPO Asia Conference to Kick Off in Hong Kong in January

The first event of 2018 in Hong Kong looks to be the biggest installment of the iFX EXPO yet. CONVERSION PROS, the driving force behind the iFX EXPO financial events, has unveiled its plans for the iFX EXPO Asia 2018 conference in Hong Kong. The event will be the marketing agency’s first conference of the…

SegWit (Segregated Witness)- Bitcoin

SegWit (Segregated Witness)- Bitcoin DEFINITION of ‘SegWit (Segregated Witness)’ SegWit is the process by which the block size limit on a blockchain is increased by removing signature data from Bitcoin transactions. When certain parts of a transaction are removed, this frees up space or capacity to add more transactions to the chain. Segregate means to…

Bancor Crowdsale Raises Over $140 Million in Less Than Three Hours

The Bancor fundraiser received 396,619 ETH worth over $142 million at an Ethereum price of $360. The Bancor Protocol’s fundraiser raised 396,619 ETH today, worth over $142 million at an Ethereum price of $360. This was done despite massive malicious cyber attacks on Bancor’s network, website and application – which forced the team to extend…

4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Not In A Bubble

Is bitcoin’s price in a bubble? Those who say so believe people are buying the cryptocurrency is for speculative purposes versus its original purpose – for transactions. Get exclusive analysis of bitcoin and learn from our trading tutorials. Join Hacked.com for just $39 now. Nathan Martin, writing in Economic Edge, believes most are buying bitcoin…

Ethereum’s Market Cap Reaches $8 Billion, as Prices Jump Near $90

After some amazing gains you’d think ethereum would take a break, but someone pressed on the gas pedal today, making it jump $10 in around three hours, up from around $75-$80 to almost $90, giving it a market cap of more than $8 billion. That’s $1 billion more than just yesterday, but where is all…

Ethereum Trades ref by Orelex-Trades

Ethereum Markets USD # Source Pair Volume (24h) Price Volume (%) Updated 1 Poloniex ETH/BTC $1,760,310 $10.60 22.20% Recently 2 HitBTC ETH/BTC $1,746,670 $10.59 22.03% Recently 3 YoBit ETH/BTC $661,576 $10.59 8.34% Recently 4 GDAX ETH/USD $485,516 $10.60 6.12% Recently 5 Bitfinex ETH/USD $466,787 $10.56 5.89% Recently 6 Bitfinex ETH/BTC $417,763 $10.59 5.27% Recently 7…

What the GMO Bitcoin Wallet Means for the Future of Forex Trading

What the GMO Bitcoin Wallet Means for the Future of Forex Trading GMO’s bitcoin wallet could be the trigger for full convergence of cryptocurrency with FX, CFDs and binary options brokers.   Last week we reported that GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) revealed that it has decided to participate in the cryptocurrency exchange and trading…

IG’s CEO Peter Hetherington Buys £1.1m Worth of Shares

IG’s CEO Peter Hetherington Buys £1.1m Worth of Shares Share purchases by senior executives typically indicate increased confidence in the business. The CEO of IG Group, Peter Hetherington, has purchased 200,000 shares of the company he is leading, a regulatory filing with the London Stock Exchange shows. The move comes weeks after the announcement that…

Gatecoin’s Glucksmann to Talk Marketing in China at iFX EXPO Asia 2017

Gatecoin’s Glucksmann to Talk Marketing in China at iFX EXPO Asia 2017 Thomas Glucksmann, Head of Marketing for cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin, joins prestigious Hong Kong event. Finance Magnates is proud to announce that Thomas Glucksmann, Head of Marketing at the regulated trading platform for cryptocurrency and blockchain assets Gatecoin, is joining the speakers list at the iFX…