Binance says it will set up crypto recovery fund, industry standards group
Changpeng Zhao, founder and chief executive of Binance, tells the B20 Summit in Indonesia that the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange aims to help improve business and operation standards in the crypto industry.
Crypto prices slide as investors pull funds on concerns other exchanges may follow FTX implosion
The collapse of one of the world’s biggest crypto exchanges last week has investors worried about the finances of other trading platforms. Cold wallet time?
FTX files for bankruptcy, Sam Bankman-Fried steps down as CEO
FTX.com, FTX US and 130 additional affiliates have filed for bankruptcy, its new CEO John J. Ray III says.
Binance chief says FTX bailout deal ‘didn’t make sense’
Changpeng Zhao, founder of the world’s largest crypto exchange, said its earlier pledge to acquire FTX fell through partially due to regulatory concerns.
Could FTX woes bring on another crypto freeze resembling Terra-Luna?
Crypto exchanges and lending platforms are starting to use the dreaded F word for Freeze amid worries about the possible collapse of FTX.com, part of one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency trading networks.
Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary says ‘FTX still has value,’ its story still being written
While FTX’s cash crunch has rattled global markets and investors, a White Knight investor could quickly turn the tide for the company, O’Leary told Forkast in an interview.
FTX liquidity crunch leads to contagion fears; Friday updates and running commentary
The following is a running compilation of views and comments on the possible short- and long-term outcomes of FTX’s liquidity crunch.
Crypto exchange outflows rise amid FTX fiasco
Over 5.2 billion stablecoins left crypto exchanges on Wednesday, the most in five months, on-chain data showed.
FTX debacle has crypto industry pointing finger at regulators in call for clear rules of the road
The FTX.com unraveling has prompted crypto industry leaders to demand clearer rules of the road for trading digital assets.
Binance the winner in FTX saga, set to gain more customers
Binance may have nixed the deal to bailout rival exchange FTX.com, but it could still gain a big chunk of FTX’s business as investors flee the platform.
What a difference a day makes: Options for FTX after Binance ditches buyout?
Binance cites due diligence on FTX books for pulling out of a deal to buy FTX.com, sending markets into a tailspin and leaving Bankman-Fried in need of another buyer… fast.
Bitcoin hits lowest price in two years as Binance cancels FTX acquisition
Just over 24 hours after news of Binance’s planned acquisition of FTX shook the crypto market, a reversal of that decision sent prices even lower.
Binance’s Changpeng Zhao emerges as ‘winner on all fronts’ of FTX acquisition
Commonly known as “CZ,” the Chinese-Canadian founder of Binance appears to have stolen Sam Bankman-Fried’s shine, coming out of the FTX acquisition with the most to gain.
Crypto exchanges see more withdrawals over fears of FTX liquidity
Large volumes of stablecoins moved out of exchanges, including KuCoin, OKX, Kraken, Huobi and Binance over the past week.
Binance set to swallow FTX as run on exchange allows CZ to swoop
Top blockchain and crypto news: FTX concedes defeat in long battle with Binance. Crypto eyes Congress races. Hong Kong U-turns on digital assets.
Binance’s pending acquisition of FTX may attract attention of antitrust regulators
Binance chief executive officer Changpeng Zhao already runs the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange so just what are his ambitions?
Binance becomes white knight for fallen FTX: How did we get here?
Binance steps in with deal to buy FTX.com, but with so many moving parts to consider how messy could this pending acquisition get?
U.S. midterms: gridlock… and progress on crypto industry regulation?
In a period of toxic divide between the Democrats and Republicans, the need to figure out how to regulate the growing cryptocurrency industry is one of the few issues both parties seem to agree on.
Stablecoin, CBDC issues take center stage at Singapore’s Future of Finance Forum
Central bank digital currencies draw fire over inflation, privacy and threat to innovation, as questions raised over status of stablecoins in digital asset ecosystem.
Hong Kong needs engineering talent to reclaim role as digital asset hub
Hong Kong’s latest FinTech policies indicate it wants to reclaim its position as a hub for cryptocurrencies and digital assets, but that means finding the right people for the job.
Blockchain without cryptocurrencies: How might China’s BSN change Web3?
By excising cryptocurrencies from the ecosystem, crypto-hostile China could steal a march in enterprise blockchain, says Red Date Technology chief Yifan He.
Crypto fugitive Do Kwon said to be hiding in Europe, mocks ‘cops from world over’ in series of tweets
The South Korean founder of the collapsed Terra stablecoin faces multiple allegations of wrongdoing, the latest being price manipulation.
Crypto leaders differ over Do Kwon blame in May’s market crash
‘Bad actor’ or a ‘sliding market’? Blockchain industry leaders at Hong Kong FinTech Week offer insights into the Terra-LUNA crash.
Hong Kong crypto policy turns on hopes of economic revival
Top blockchain and crypto news: Hong Kong rethinks digital assets. CBDC to debut in India. China’s e-yuan privacy problem.
NFT sales decline for sixth straight month despite tailwinds
While October saw the emergence of two very popular NFT collections, sales failed to break US$500 million in the lowest figures since July 2021.
USDC stablecoin issuer Circle wins Singapore digital payment license
The issuer of the world’s second-largest stablecoin is joining a fleet of companies in the digital asset industry moving into Singapore. What’s the attraction?
Singapore’s Tokenize crypto exchange opens platform for institutional investors
Cryptocurrency exchanges in Singapore are shifting focus to heavy-hitter investors, such as family offices and financial institutions, in line with the central bank’s warnings about the risks in retail crypto trading.
Hong Kong announces policies to win back role as digital asset hub
Hong Kong reveals digital asset policies to distinguish itself from China, where cryptocurrency trading was banned in September last year.