Tag: australia

Jan 21 2021

Kraken Adds 26 New Crypto Trading Pairs to Capture Growing UK, Australia Markets

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia exchanges kraken markets news

Kraken's biggest ever expansion of trading pairs is aimed to grow its presence in the two promising markets.

Jan 19 2021

Jan 18 2021

Australian Bitcoin Trader Takes Banks to Tribunal After Sudden Account Closures

The trader had operated a registered digital currency exchange, but said he was unable to continue operating without banking services.

Jan 13 2021

Largest Dark Web Market Taken Offline as Alleged Operator Arrested in Germany

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia crime dark markets europol germany

The DarkMarket site was thought to be the world's largest illegal online marketplace.

Jan 02 2021

More Aussies Back Bitcoin, the Underdog

Aussie resilience (and bitcoin) binds us together during times of fear, uncertainty and doubt, says the head of a local exchange.

Dec 16 2020

Bitcoin Scam Using Unauthorized Celebrity Images in Ads Traced to Moscow: Report

A Guardian Australia investigation traced the source of a major crypto scam using Google ads to addresses in Moscow.

Dec 14 2020

Binance, OKEx Payments Partner Banxa Set to Make Milestone Stock Exchange Listing

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia banxa business canada markets

The crypto payments infrastructure provider is set to list on a Canadian stock exchange in what's being claimed as a world first.

Dec 07 2020

Ripple Partners with Australian Payments Firm to Expand in Southeast Asia

The blockchain company partnered with Novatti Group to enable cross-border transactions between Australia and Southeast Asia.

Dec 05 2020

Crypto.com Gains Ability to Issue Cards in Australia

Prominent crypto fintech firm Crypto.com has disclosed plans to issue its debit cards in Australia. Crypto.com recently obtained an Australian Financial Service License (AFSL). This license was made possible by its acquisition of The Card Group Pty Ltd. The Card Group is both a prominent and regulated firm in Australia. This acquisition is a huge milestone for Crypto.com. According to the official...

Dec 02 2020

Crypto.com Receives an Australian Financial Service License

The company secured an AFS license through the acquisition of The Card Group.

Crypto.com Secures Australian Financial Service License

Dec 02 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia business crypto.com hong kong markets

Crypto.com has secured an Australian Financial Service License through its acquisition of The Card Group.

Australian Crypto Exchange Exposes Personal Data of 270K Users

Dec 02 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia business data breaches exchanges news

BTC Markets, one of Australia's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has accidentally exposed users' data, raising the risk of phishing attacks.

Nov 25 2020

Australia Plans to Test Paperless Trade with Singapore Using Blockchain

ABF launched a trial with Singapore authorities to simplify cross-border trade through blockchain technology.

Australia and Singapore to Trial ‘Paperless’ Trade Using Blockchain Technology

Nov 25 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia blockchain business news singapore

Australia's border agency will trial blockchain solutions aimed at simplifying cross-border trade with Singapore.

Nov 24 2020

Australian Investment Group With Billions in AUM Starts Investing in Bitcoin Futures

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia bitcoin business investment news

A Pendal Group executive likened bitcoin to a "cockroach" with financial staying power.

Nov 23 2020

Aquaculture Firm Completes Australia’s First IPO Raise Using Cryptocurrency

Nov 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia business ipos markets news

Almost 90% of West Coast Aquaculture's $3.6 million capital raise was via the stablecoin tether.

Nov 18 2020

Alleged Promoter of BitConnect Crypto Scam Charged in Australia

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  asic australia bitconnect coinflash crime

The accused faces a maximum prison sentence of 17 years if convicted.

Nov 17 2020

Nov 02 2020

Australian Central Bank Sets Out to Explore Central Bank Digital Currency

Australia seems to have become the latest country to explore the issuance of a central bank digital currency.

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