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Jan 15 2021

Kraken to Halt XRP Trading for U.S. Residents

Jan 15 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  featured | kraken news legal products xrp

Given the recent SEC filing against Ripple Labs Inc., we are halting XRP trading for U.S. residents no later than January 29, 2021 at 5pm PT (January 30, 2021 at 1:00 UTC). We may begin implementing this process at any time on January 29, 2021,… The post Kraken to Halt XRP Trading for U.S. Residents appeared first on...

Jan 13 2021

Update on Ethereum 2.0 Staking Rewards

Jan 13 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

Last month Kraken launched its Ethereum 2.0 staking service, which makes it easy for ETH holders to earn rewards of approximately 5% or more and help support the upgrade to Ethereum 2.0. Staking is an opportunity that is only appropriate for clients who want… The post Update on Ethereum 2.0 Staking Rewards appeared first on...

Jan 04 2021

Kraken Files Formal Response to Last-Minute US Government Crypto Rulemaking

Jan 04 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements kraken | kraken news

Kraken recently warned of the deficiencies in a proposed U.S. government rulemaking. Today, Kraken is publishing its official response. Kraken believes the proposed rule would be bad for America and for the world. It would be a substantial departure from existing law. It would require… The post Kraken Files Formal Response to Last-Minute US...

Dec 30 2020

Going Global: Kraken’s 2020 Year in Review

Dec 30 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements kraken | kraken news

2020 proved a wild year for digital asset investors as prices swung from steep lows to all-time highs, but Kraken navigated a steady course and continued to shepherd industry growth. As you prepare for the year ahead (one our VIP clients think will bring… The post Going Global: Kraken's 2020 Year in Review appeared first on...

Dec 23 2020

Join the Kraken X-Mas Party with 3LAU – Live in Decentraland!

Dec 23 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements | kraken news mana nft

We are excited to invite you to the Kraken HQ X-Mas Party in Decentraland with the hottest DJ in the space, 3LAU! Collect limited edition Epic, Legendary & Mythic NFT wearables and dance the night away with your friends. You can either attend as a… The post Join the Kraken X-Mas Party with 3LAU – Live in Decentraland! appeared first on...

Dec 22 2020

Crypto Exchange Pioneer Miha Grčar Joins Kraken As Head Of Business Development

Dec 22 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  kraken | kraken news

Kraken is thrilled to announce that Miha Grčar, a pioneer of the cryptocurrency exchange sector, will officially be joining our team as Head of Business Development. For the better part of the last decade, Miha has helped Bitstamp gain recognition as a licensed financial institution… The post Crypto Exchange Pioneer Miha Grčar Joins Kraken As...

Dec 21 2020

FinCEN’s New Rule Is About to Wall Off the Poor from Our Financial System Forever

Dec 21 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  kraken | kraken news

The Financial Crime Enforcement Network's (FinCEN) rules already prohibit financial institutions from opening accounts for homeless, unhoused and refugee populations who don’t have physical mailing addresses. Now, FinCEN has proposed a new rule that would prohibit those who are fortunate enough to have accounts from… The post...

Dec 17 2020

The Graph (GRT) Starts Trading December 21

Dec 17 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

We’re pleased to announce that The Graph (GRT) starts trading December 21 at approximately 13:30 UTC. What is The Graph (GRT)? GRT is an Ethereum (ERC-20) token that powers The Graph, which is a decentralized protocol for searching and indexing the data on various blockchains.… The post The Graph (GRT) Starts Trading December 21 appeared first on...

The Graph (GRT) Trading is Now Available

Dec 17 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

We’re pleased to announce that The Graph (GRT) trading is now available! Note: GRT trading is not available in the US and Canada at launch. We do not have any estimate for when it might be available for clients in the US and Canada at… The post The Graph (GRT) Trading is Now Available appeared first on...

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Named to Coindesk’s 2020 ‘Most Influential’ List

Dec 17 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  coindesk jesse powell | kraken news

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell has made it his mission to ease the adoption curve for new cryptocurrency investors and traders – and that vision is having an industry-wide impact. In fact, Coindesk, one of the market’s leading publications, has recognized Jesse by selecting him as… The post Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Named to...

Dec 16 2020

A Need for Speed: Kraken to Launch Bitcoin Lightning ⚡️ Integration in 2021

Dec 16 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  btc | kraken news products

Kraken is excited to announce new investments and forthcoming features designed to bring the benefits of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network to our global exchange. Building on Bitcoin’s blockchain technology, the Lightning Network will help the world’s largest cryptocurrency scale to process millions of transactions per second,… The post...

Dec 14 2020

Listing December 15: Two New Trading Assets (MANA and AAVE) and One New Staking Asset (KAVA)

Dec 14 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

We’re excited to list 2 new trading assets and one new staking asset starting December 15 at approximately 13:30 UTC. New Trading Assets Decentraland (MANA) - Decentraland is a decentralized virtual world built on Ethereum that people create buildings and games in. You can… The post Listing...

Dec 11 2020

XRP Investors and Traders: Kraken is Supporting the Spark (FLR) Airdrop – Here’s What You Need to Know

Dec 11 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

Kraken is pleased to announce our support of the Flare network and Spark (FLR) token airdrop for XRP holders. The first thing to understand about this airdrop is that it is unusual because there is a very large gap of time between the snapshot… The post XRP Investors and Traders: Kraken is...

Dec 08 2020

Clients Deposit Over 100K ETH on Kraken’s New Ethereum 2.0 Staking Service

Dec 08 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements eth | kraken news

Kraken is pleased to announce its new Ethereum 2.0 staking service has passed a key milestone, with clients depositing over 100,000 ETH (worth more than $60 million) in just four days since launch. The total amount staked on Kraken hit the threshold Tuesday, meaning approximately… The post Clients Deposit Over 100K...

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Talks Bitcoin’s Price Surge and DeFi Support

Dec 08 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  defi jesse powell | kraken news

Bitcoin has returned to all-time highs, and with it, cryptocurrencies are again garnering attention from investors and legislators alike. To help educate the public on these pressing trends, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell joined Yahoo Finance Live last Friday to discuss these topics within the context… The post Kraken CEO Jesse...

Dec 07 2020

How You Can Help Kraken Fund Open-Source Ethereum Developers

Dec 07 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements dai eth | kraken news

Kraken recently announced it will match up to $150,000 in donations to open- source Ethereum developers as the lead sponsor of the latest Gitcoin funding drive. This means that from now until December 17, you can join the Gitcoin community and donate cryptocurrency to the teams… The post How You Can Help Kraken Fund Open-Source...

Dec 04 2020

API Traders: Introducing Cancel Only Mode

Dec 04 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new feature that has been requested by many of our API traders - Cancel Only Mode. API traders frequently update their orders, adding or canceling orders in response to changes in price or the order… The post API Traders: Introducing Cancel Only Mode appeared first on...

Dec 03 2020

Ethereum Hodlers: Earn Staking Rewards and Support the Upgrade to Ethereum 2.0

Dec 03 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

Kraken is excited to announce that clients can stake their Ethereum (ETH) on Kraken to receive rewards of approximately 5% to 17%. The network reward is variable and 17% is currently the highest possible yearly yield. ETH staking launches Friday December 4 at approximately… The post Ethereum Hodlers: Earn...

Kraken Will Match $150,000 in Grants to Ethereum Developers with Gitcoin

Dec 03 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements eth featured | kraken news

Kraken is excited to announce it will match $150,000 in donations to open- source Ethereum projects in collaboration with Gitcoin, an Ethereum-based platform for fundraising. The grants will mark Kraken’s first-ever donation to an Ethereum project, a development we feel recognizes the project’s maturity both as… The post Kraken Will Match $150,000 in...

Nov 23 2020

Listing November 24: Three New Trading Assets (KEEP, TBTC, ANT) and One New Staking Asset (KSM)

Nov 23 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products

Looking for new investments, trade opportunities or ways to earn staking rewards? We’re excited to list 4 new assets starting November 24 at approximately 13:30 UTC. New Trading Assets Keep (KEEP) - The Keep Network is a privacy layer for Ethereum that allows users… The post Listing November...

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