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Why China’s crypto crackdown is creating ‘tremendous’ opportunities for miners in other countries, according to industry execs | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Olga Maltseva/Getty Images Insider spoke to two bitcoin mining industry executives about the state of the industry after China’s crackdown. The drop in bitcoin’s hashrate as a result of the ban has made […]

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Goldman Sachs settling crypto ETPs in Europe: Coindesk

Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s prime brokerage division is clearing and settling cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETPs) for some of its European hedge fund clients, Coindesk reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The services […]

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EU cryptocurrency crackdown: Bloc plans more red-tape as UK urged to embrace new tech | City & Business | Finance

Brussels’ plan is to ban private cryptocurrency wallets to “ensure full traceability” in transactions to stop “money laundering or terrorism financing”. Cryptocurrency wallets are usually anonymous and can be set up without the need for […]

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Opinion: Ethereum, the No. 2 behind bitcoin, fights off challengers that offer cheaper and faster blockchains

If you are an investor who dabbles in cryptocurrencies, or even are what we in the industry call “crypto-curious,” you know ethereum ETHUSD, +1.02% as the No. 2 cryptocurrency behind bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.71% — and […]