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Kraken Buys UK Exchange Crypto Facilities for at Least $100 Million

United States cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired United Kingdom-based cryptocurrency exchange and futures provider Crypto Facilities, the company confirmed in a press release Feb. 4.Crypto Facilities, which began operating in 2015, is fully regulated by the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority, giving Kraken a major foothold in the European market.The parties

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Coinbase, Kraken Join Major Exchanges Supporting Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan. 14.The two major exchanges join Binance, Huobi and OKEx in pledging to monitor the event, which will trigger at Ethereum block height 7,080,000, expected this

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Margin Trading

Kraken has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP) to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Augur (REP), Monero (XMR), and Tether (USDT) bringing its margin trading offering to a total of eight cryptocurrencies. Margin trading of all eight will be available on all of Kraken’s platforms. The latter site

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