Blockchain News 16.05.2018

New blockchain ETF launches on NYSE

A new blockchain exchange-traded fund launched Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange.

The ETF (BKC) holds shares of 32 companies working in cryptocurrencies or their underlying blockchain technology. The ETF is run by Rex Shares and actively managed by Brian Kelly, a CNBC contributor and head of BKCM, 'a ia 'oku lele ha founga faka'ilekitulonika 'a e ngaahi koloa ki he tu'uaki.

Na'e ma'u foki 'e he pa'anga vahevahe 'e 'o e sikuea mo chipmaker e ngaahi device Endure Advanced.


'Oku pehe 'e he tokoni fakapa'anga 'a e faka-Falanise ne ’ s mo loto vekeveke ki he cryptos

E tokoni fakapa'anga 'a e faka-Falanise, Bruno Le Maire, kuo ne hoko ko e 'ofisa ma'olunga taha 'i 'Iulope ke poupou outspokenly crypto 'o hange ko ia na'a ne fakaha 'a e feitu'u kuo 'ene "poupou fakakatoa mo e vilitaki."

Ne toki pehe 'e le Maire, Fakatatau ki he liliu faingata'a ha:

"Ne u fo'ou ha ta'u 'e taha kuo hili, ka ko 'eni 'oku ou manako 'aupito. 'Oku 'ave au 'e ha ta'u 'e taha. Let us educate our fellow citizens to make France the first place for blockchain and crypto-assets innovation in Europe.”


Coinigy launches subscription based crypto trading app

Coinigy, a cloud-based cryptocurrency trading platform, has announced the launch of Coinigy Mobile, a subscription-based mobile cryptocurrency trading application for iOS and Android, providing customers with a platform to trade through nearly 20 exchanges with data connectivity across more than 40 exchanges.

Unlike nearly all cryptocurrency trading platforms, the Coinigy Mobile trading app works on a subscription model where users are given access to the platform and its functionalities for $21.95 per month.


Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Canaan files for $1B IPO

Canaan Inc., the world’s second largest maker of bitcoin mining hardware, submitted a listing application to the Hong Kong stock exchange, this would be the world’s biggest crypto related IPO.

Canaan aims to start trading as soon as July, a person with knowledge of the matter said, Kole ki he 'ikai ke ke 'ilo'i koe'uhi ko e fakamatala 'oku 'ikai fakahaha holo. E kautaha, makatu'unga 'i he Hangzhou, fakatau atu 300,000 rigs he ta'u kuo 'osi 'a e bitcoin keli pea ma'u 'a e pa'anga hu mai 'o e 1.3 'Iuani billion ($205M). 'I he ta'u kuo 'osi, pa'anga hu mai ko e kupenga feta'omi lahi ange 'i he sixfold, Fakatatau ki he fa'o'anga 'o e 'aho Tusite.

'E hoko ia ha lisi 'o Kenani he IPO Hongo Kongo 'uluaki mei he kautaha cryptocurrency.


Fakasosiale hono fakahu tau'anga eToro ke kamata'i 'a e crypto 'o e fakafetongi 'i he US

eToro, ha fakava'e fakasosiale 'o e investing, Ko e launching ko ha fakafetongi 'o e cryptocurrency mo e telefoni to'oto'o e kato pa'anga, pea 'oku toe fakalahi atu ki he 'Iunaiteti Siteiti.

Consumers all over the world should have access to the tools they need to participate in cryptocurrency markets, regardless of their expertise,” CEO Yoni Assia said in a press release.

Top cryptocurrency traders will be able to earn income by making their portfolios transparent on eToro and allowing other traders to copy their trades.

The platform has 10 million users from 140 countries, from China and Russia to Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Although no timeline was given for when cryptocurrency options will be available in the U.S., eToro plans to offer cryptocurrency trading in every jurisdiction in the country.


Azerbaijan taxes revenue received in cryptocurrency

Azerbaijan is taxing revenue received in cryptocurrency, according to Nijat Imanov, deputy director general of the tax policy and strategic research department for the Taxes Ministry, according to the country’s Trend News Agency.

If someone buys cryptocurrency and sells it at a higher price, the profit is recorded as income and subject to taxation, Imanov said, calling it a profit tax for legal entities and an income tax for individuals.


Blockchain News 16.05.2018

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