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Kraken (KRAKEN) News

Kraken subsidiary scores license from UK regulator, opening futures platform to institutional clients
12 hours ago

Kraken subsidiary scores license from UK regulator, opening futures platform to institutional clients

Crypto Facilities, the U.K.-based crypto exchange acquired last year by Kraken, has acquired a license that opens the doors of its derivatives services to institutional investors. The post Kraken subsidiary scores license from UK regulator,...

Kraken-Owned Crypto Facilities Wins UK License to Offer Derivatives Trading
13 hours ago

Kraken-Owned Crypto Facilities Wins UK License to Offer Derivatives Trading

The subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has obtained a U.K. license allowing it to operate its derivatives platform in the EU.

Swiss bank InCore to provide banking services to Kraken
2 days ago

Swiss bank InCore to provide banking services to Kraken

Swiss bank InCore has announced partnership with crypto exchange Kraken, becoming the first financial institution in the country to provide banking services to Kraken users. According to the announcement, the new partnership means Kraken cu...

Swiss bank InCore powers fiat on-ramps for Kraken’s European clients
4 days ago

Swiss bank InCore powers fiat on-ramps for Kraken’s European clients

Switzerland's InCore Bank has enabled fiat on-ramps for crypto exchange Kraken's European clients. The post Swiss bank InCore powers fiat on-ramps for Kraken’s European clients appeared first on The Block.

Switzerland’s InCore Bank integrates with Kraken to enhance fiat deposits
4 days ago

Switzerland’s InCore Bank integrates with Kraken to enhance fiat deposits

Banks and cryptocurrencies have been two different worlds especially because cryptocurrencies were considered shady and were designed with the purpose of eliminating banks. However, over the last few years, this gap has narrowed significant...

Swiss Bank InCore Enables Euro On-Ramp for Crypto Exchange Kraken
4 days ago

Swiss Bank InCore Enables Euro On-Ramp for Crypto Exchange Kraken

The move comes at a time when traders are seeking alternative sources of capital value during an "uncertain macroeconomic climate."

Payment processor BTCPay receives $150,000 grant from Kraken
2 weeks ago

Payment processor BTCPay receives $150,000 grant from Kraken

Open-source cryptocurrency payment processor BTCPay Server has received a $150,000 grant from bitcoin exchange Kraken. The post Payment processor BTCPay receives $150,000 grant from Kraken appeared first on The Block.

Kraken Pledges $150K for Development of Open-Source BTCPay Server
2 weeks ago

Kraken Pledges $150K for Development of Open-Source BTCPay Server

Crypto exchange Kraken has donated $150,000 to the foundation managing BtcPay Server, an open-source tool for merchants accepting bitcoin payments.

Kraken Announces Largest-Ever Grant to BTCPay Server
2 weeks ago

Kraken Announces Largest-Ever Grant to BTCPay Server

The cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has granted open-source payment processor BTCPay Server its largest donation ever: $15,000 of BTC. The post Kraken Announces Largest-Ever Grant to BTCPay Server appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

Kraken CEO: PayPal will remain a choke point despite bitcoin adoption
2 weeks ago

Kraken CEO: PayPal will remain a choke point despite bitcoin adoption

Kraken CEO stated that PayPal supporting Bitcoin might be a huge leap for the asset’s adoption, but it won’t change Paypal’s policies on account closures. Sources have reported that payment processors PayPal and Venmo are ...

The PayPal Bitcoin News Isn’t Entirely Bullish: Kraken CEO Explains
2 weeks ago

The PayPal Bitcoin News Isn’t Entirely Bullish: Kraken CEO Explains

On Monday, the Bitcoin and crypto space saw one of the most positive news events in months. Citing three sources, CoinDesk reported that multi-billion-dollar payment giant PayPal is looking into rolling out cryptocurrency trades. A “w...

Crypto exchange Kraken looks to strengthen ties with Switzerland
2 weeks ago

Crypto exchange Kraken looks to strengthen ties with Switzerland

US-based crypto exchange platform Kraken is hoping to strengthen links with crypto kindred soul Switzerland and build a robust foundation within a country that boasts a responsive approach to cryptocurrencies; it stated in an official blog ...

Kraken Strengthens Swiss Ties, Aims at Supporting Struggling Crypto Ecosystem
2 weeks ago

Kraken Strengthens Swiss Ties, Aims at Supporting Struggling Crypto Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken recently announced that they will be acting to strengthen their ties to Switzerland, describing the country as a “kindred spirit” due to its positive approach to regulating and incubating growth within the...

Ex-Kraken Trading Head Leads Crypto Quant Fund With $23M in Assets, $2.3B in Trades
2 weeks ago

Ex-Kraken Trading Head Leads Crypto Quant Fund With $23M in Assets, $2.3B in Trades

A little-known virtual currency fund heavy on math and statistics is turning a steady profit under a lead trader who once oversaw a major cryptocurrency exchange.

Big Money Traditional Investors Bought the Dip on Kraken
3 weeks ago

Big Money Traditional Investors Bought the Dip on Kraken

Following the March market collapse that saw the stocks and commodities market fall along with the cryptocurrency markets, there was a pretty astounding recovery from Bitcoin as it nearly made back all its losses within a week. This was her...

Kraken’s Jesse Powell Says Bitcoin (BTC) Will Exceed $100,000 This Cycle, Reveals Huge Influx of New Crypto Traders
3 weeks ago

Kraken’s Jesse Powell Says Bitcoin (BTC) Will Exceed $100,000 This Cycle, Reveals Huge Influx of New Crypto Traders

Kraken chief executive Jesse Powell thinks Bitcoin is on its way to shattering $100,000. In a new interview with Bloomberg, Powell, who founded the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange in 2011, says he believes the US dollar is headi...

Hedge Funds, Retail Investors Bought the Dip — Kraken CEO Jesse Powell
3 weeks ago

Hedge Funds, Retail Investors Bought the Dip — Kraken CEO Jesse Powell

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell says the exchange saw a “massive influx” of hedge fund and retail investors as Bitcoin price dropped below $4,000 on March 12. Ac...

Kraken CEO: Bitcoin will eventually surpass gold’s $10 trillion market cap
3 weeks ago

Kraken CEO: Bitcoin will eventually surpass gold’s $10 trillion market cap

Bitcoin may still be trading more than 50 percent below its $20,000 all-time high but that hasn’t stopped investors and executives in the space from looking ahead, guessing what comes next for the asset. The post Kraken CEO: Bitcoin ...

Layer 2 Will Make Bitcoin as Easy to Use as the Dollar, Says Kraken CEO
3 weeks ago

Layer 2 Will Make Bitcoin as Easy to Use as the Dollar, Says Kraken CEO

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell told Bloomberg in a recent interview that Bitcoin would surpass gold as a store of value in the long-term. In a June 16 interview wit...

Institutional Investors Set for Herd-like Move to BTC, Says Kraken CEO
3 weeks ago

Institutional Investors Set for Herd-like Move to BTC, Says Kraken CEO

More institutions will follow those already in the bitcoin (BTC) space, as their mentality is generally that of "a herd," said Jesse Powell, CEO of major crypto exchange Kraken in an interview with Bloomberg TV. He also opined th...

Kraken Launches Crypto Exchange Service in Australia
3 weeks ago

Kraken Launches Crypto Exchange Service in Australia

One of the top U.S. exchanges, Kraken is extending its operations down under for crypto trading in AUD.

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