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South American Startup Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Fiat Exchange and OTC Desk

Latin America-based cryptocurrency startup Ripio has launched a trading platform, including an over the counter (OTC) desk, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 16.Ripio’s newly launched platform will enable its customers in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico to trade cryptocurrency to fiat, use digital banking services,

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Huobi Launches OTC Desk for Institutional Investors

Major global crypto exchange Huobi has launched a regulated over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk for institutional investors, according to a blog post on May 15.The new OTC crypto trading platform, Huobi OTC Desk, is fully regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (FSC), and enables major fiat-to-crypto and crypto-to-crypto trading pairs.Unlike

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Coincheck Exchange Adds Ethereum And Ripple to Its New Over-the-Counter Trading Desk

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has added its first two altcoins to its recently launched over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, Cointelegraph Japan reported on April 15.Coincheck, which began operating its OTC service with Bitcoin (BTC) at the start of the month, now also offers Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP), the second

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Goldman Sachs CEO Refutes Bank Ever Had Plans to Open Crypto Trading Desk

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon has categorically refuted that the bank ever had any plans to open a crypto trading desk and stated that earlier media reports suggesting otherwise were incorrect.  Solomon made his remarks before the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on April 10, during

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Cumberland Crypto OTC Desk Reports Spike in Large-Scale BTC Trades Within One Hour

Cumberland, the Chicago-based cryptocurrency trading unit of DRW Holdings LLC, reported a sharp, sudden spike in large-scale Bitcoin (BTC) transactions the evening of Monday, April 1. The company revealed the data in a tweet on April 4.The series of thirteen orders that the trading desk tracked all exceeded 1,000

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Launches Bitcoin OTC Trading Desk

Photo: Coincheck / FacebookThe new trading desk gives major institutional investors a way to invest large amounts of money in Bitcoin (BTC).Coincheck wrote in their announcement:“We are pleased to announce that Coincheck (WEB) has launched a large-scale OTC trading service for large-scale customers. Large-scale OTC trading service is a

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Coincheck Launches Bitcoin OTC Trading Desk for Large-Scale Institutional Clients

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has launched a Bitcoin (BTC) over-the-counter trading desk for large-scale institutional investors. Cointelegraph Japan reported the news on April 1.The Coincheck OTC trading desk will enable clients to directly trade large volumes of Bitcoin — starting from 50 BTC ($207,000 to press time) — between

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Alipay and WeChat Pay Require Huobi to Remove Payment Methods from OTC Desk

Alipay and WeChat Pay reportedly requested that crypto exchange Huobi remove their payment services from its over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, local media agency Sina reported on Jan. 25.Major Chinese digital payments providers, Alibaba’s Alipay and Tencent’s WeChat Pay, have reportedly sent legal letters to Huobi, claiming that using both their

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Binance Launching Crypto OTC Desk May Mean Wall Street Demand For Bitcoin Still Exists

Although VanEck, CBOE, and SolidX recently pulled their collaborative Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application, as Bakkt delayed the launches of its crypto futures vehicle, rumor has it that Wall Street is still clamoring for digital assets. While this purported influx of institutional interest has skirted past the retail investors’ radar,

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