World’s Second Largest Search Engine Bans Crypto Ads

Melissa Alsoszatai-Petheo, of Microsoft’s Bing search engine, announced its advertising arm is banning all cryptocurrency advertisements. This follows market leaders such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter either severely restricting crypto ads or banning them altogether. Also read: Ethereum Futures in… Continue Reading

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Bitcoin Supporter Might Be Next NY Attorney General

Good news for American bitcoin companies, someone who wants much lighter Bitlicense regulations is in the running to be the next New York attorney general. And in China, a bitcoin mining hardware producer is planning a $1 billion IPO. These… Continue Reading

ADS Securities Adds Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ripple CFDs

Cryptocurrency CFDs are now a must-have feature for all online retail brokers in order to retain clients judging by the scope of the industry that is adding the instrument. The international brokerage ADS securities is now offering five different cryptocurrencies… Continue Reading

New ESMA Measures Impose 2:1 Restriction on Leverage for Crypto CFDs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it will impose restrictions on the leverage offered for contracts-for-difference (CFDs) and binary options offered to European retail investors. Under the new measures, the leverage offered on cryptocurrency CFDs will… Continue Reading

Crypto Mania Peaked Around Christmas, Fallen Markedly Since Says IG Group

As if it wasn’t clear enough, we just got another indication that the cryptocurrency markets have soured for price speculators. One of the biggest names in the contracts-for-difference field, IG Group, has revealed that crypto CFD trading is on the… Continue Reading

European Brokerage Adds Cryptocurrency CFDs for 24/7 Trading

Robomarkets, a brokerage that operates in the European markets, has added access to trading CFDs based on cryptocurrencies for its clients. Some of the most popular cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, bitcoin cash, dash, ethereum, litecoin, and ripple, have been added… Continue Reading

Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs and Spread-Betting in the UK

The UK’s CMC Markets Plc announced it would offer cryptocurrency contracts for difference (CFDs) and spread-betting, accessible at first to professional traders. Though too soon to call a trend, the company is following its rivals into an unsure market increasingly… Continue Reading

France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives

Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the independent regulatory body governing France’s stock market, issued two statements today, one on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and another on the prospect of bitcoin derivatives. Both point to more oversight to come for crypto… Continue Reading

B2Broker Launches Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway

More retail forex brokers around the world can now offer their clients the option to fund their trading accounts with cryptocurrency. A tech provider from the FX industry, B2Broker, has created a simple platform for the online businesses to roll… Continue Reading

Roboforex Adds Bitcoin Cash and Three Other Cryptocurrency CFDs for Trading

Finance Another major international leveraged trading brokerage has launched a contract-for-difference (CFD) for Bitcoin Cash paired against the US dollar. This means that Roboforex clients gain today the ability to trade the instrument on the most popular… Continue Reading