Leverj, a project developed by the team behind Coinpit, has unveiled plans to launch a fully functional decentralized trading platform for cryptocurrency derivatives. The platform promises to make significant strides towards improving security and usability in cryptocurrency trading. Built on Ethereum, the Leverj platform will allow users to manage crypto derivatives trades, while mitigating the... View Article ... read more

Germany's central bank has published a new blockchain research paper. ... read more

Y Combinator, Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator, is looking at blockchain in order to boost access to startups for investors. ... read more

Standard & Poor’s slashed China’s credit rating on Thursday, warning that a prolonged period of debt growth had raised “economic and financial risks”. S&P, which downgraded China’s debt from AA-minus to A-plus, is the second major credit ratings agency to slash the Asian giant’s rating after Moody’s made the same decision in May. “The downgrade [...] ... read more

Investopedia4 Top-Performing Alternatives to BitcoinInvestopediaWhile Bitcoin dominates the headlines, its underlying blockchain technology has spawned a new ecosystem of alternative cryptocurrencies, known as “altcoins.” Following Bitcoin's staggering 1,000% moonshot of the past 12 months, a fresh wave of capital ... ... read more

IBM Ventures has its eyes on compliance and supply chain for its first cash investment in the blockchain industry. ... read more

CryptoCoinsNewsAaress Fintech Announces Token Exchange Trading Platform, Enhances Fintech Service OffersCryptoCoinsNewsThe exchange, based in Hong Kong, will follow local regulations and will include perks users can't find anywhere else. For one, the Token Trading Exchange will include an easy listing process for new tokens, so as to give traders a variety of altcoins ...and more » ... read more

Australia is plotting an ambitious new Digital Economy initiative and blockchain is part of the plan, a new paper reveals. ... read more