South Korea’s Upbit Becomes Latest Exchange to Delist Privacy Coins

Another cryptocurrency exchange has delisted a slew of privacy coins following recent regulatory requirements from the international body the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). According to a notice from Korea exchange Upbit, transaction support for monero (XMR), dash (DASH), zcash (ZEC), haven (XHV), bittube (TUBE), and PIVX (PIVX) will end Monday, Sept. 30. Upbit announced its investigation of the…

CoinGecko Releases ‘Trust Score 2.0’ to Boost Crypto Exchange Transparency

Market data aggregator CoinGecko has upgraded its “Trust Score” metric in a bid to bring more transparency to the crypto trading environment. The company’s re-tooled scoring system will evaluate global cryptocurrency exchanges using more complex metrics, beyond just liquidity. Speaking on stage at CoinDesk’s Invest: Asia event in Singapore, CoinGecko co-founder Bobby Ong said the…

Japanese Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Restarting Trade Services

Japanese crypto exchange Bitpoint is resuming some trading services following a $28 million hack in mid-July. Bitpoint is re-opening cash deposits and withdrawals in fiat currencies on August 6th following a safety assessment of the exchange’s cryptocurrency wallet. According to CoinDesk Japan, the hacked wallet is no longer in use and therefore not…