Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban (news.bitcoin.com)

The Indian bitcoin community keeps fighting for their rights to operate freely in the country like any other industry. The latest show of defiance is a petition to the court against the actions of the Reserve Bank of India by the operators of a local exchange.
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Bitcoin Today: Cryptos Gain as Regulation Takes Backseat, IMF Offers Boost

Bitcoin maintained its earlier gains in Tuesday trading, reaching as high as about $ 8,150 in morning action. Tuesday marked the third-straight day the No. 1 cryptocurrency by market value hovered above the $ 8,000 mark after a 15-day streak trapped below it. Most other high-market cap cryptocurrencies …
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Coinbase Takes Steps Toward Becoming an Alternative Trading System (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Cryptocurrency trading firm Coinbase has entered into talks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about registering as a licensed broker-dealer firm and electronic trading venue, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, April 6, 2018.The move comes just as U.S. regulators have begun clarifying their stance on virtual currencies. Testifying before the…

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Crypto Regulator CFTC Chairman Takes Funding Cuts “Incredibly Personally” (news.bitcoin.com)

The United States’ Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has received a $ 1 million USD budget cut. The announcement has come following the CFTC Chairman, Christopher Giancarlo requested an increase in the regulator’s budget of 12 percent.
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CME Takes Cautious Stance Toward Crypto-Futures Besides Bitcoin

Though Bitcoin has grabbed the bulk of the hype, there are about 1,500 other digital tokens listed on Coinmarketcap.com. Ethereum and Ripple have the second- and third-highest market capitalizations among digital currencies, $ 100 billion and $ 38 billion, respectively, trailing only Bitcoin's $ 155 billion, …
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