Tag Archives: Bitfinex
- Bitcoin’s bull run sends digital currency past $3,000 milestone
June 12, 2017
For the first time in history, digital currency bitcoin has crossed the $3,000 threshold on Sunday. The cryptocurrency’s steady advance towards record territory continued over the weekend, when it climbed to a new all-time high of $3,012.05, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). On Bitfinex, bitcoin traded at a...
- New Hampshire exempts bitcoin from money transmission regulations
June 8, 2017
After months of debate, a bill that exempts traders of digital currencies like bitcoin from New Hampshire’s money transmission regulations is now a law. New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 436 into law last June 2, more than a month after state senators passed the bill. First introduced...
- Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017
The positive outlook from Japan and Russia is driving bitcoin toward new heights. On Thursday, the trading price of bitcoin briefly touched the $1,328 mark on Poloniex before reversing to slightly over $1,310. The popular cryptocurrency also traded above the $1,313 level on digital currency exchange Bitfinex. The price of...
- Bitfinex deposit halt stokes fears of Mt. Gox-style meltdown
April 18, 2017
After experiencing delays in U.S. dollar withdrawals, digital currency exchange Bitfinex has decided to halt wire deposits. All incoming wires to Bitfinex will be blocked and refused by the exchange’s Taiwan bank partners starting April 18, 2017, the company announced on its website. “This applies to all fiat currencies at...
- Bitfinex takes Wells Fargo to court over suspended wire transfers
April 10, 2017
Digital currency exchange Bitfinex has filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo over embargoed U.S. dollar wire transfers. The lawsuit, filed last week in Northern District of California federal court San Francisco division, sought “a preliminary and permanent injunction against Wells Fargo. Plaintiffs Tether Limited and iFinex, which operates Bitfinex, are...
- Bitfinex withdraws from Washington State over license issue
March 6, 2017
Digital currency exchange Bitfinex has exited the state of Washington. Last week, Bitfinex clients received a message from the exchange that it will stop offering its services to residents of the Washington State. According to reports on Reddit, the cryptocurrency exchange gave its current customers in Washington until March 1...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Bitcoin’s price crashes as it braces for an ugly split
March 20, 2017