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Joseph Lubin Joins ErisX

Distributed Summary:

  • The founder of ConsenSys joins the board of ErisX, a spot and futures crypto asset platform
  • Could precede additional assets becoming available on the platform
  • Signals potential optimism for 2019 crypto asset market

Binance Plans European Expansion With Jersey Exchange

Distributed Summary:

  • Mega crypto exchange opens fiat-to-crypto exchange on British island
  • Accepts transactions for BTC and ETH using euros and pounds
  • Could signal European expansion plans from Binance

Cryptopia Exchange Shutters Following Hack

Distributed Summary:

  • New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange closes down after staff members identify a breach
  • Crypto Whale reported large Ethereum and Centrality transactions from the Cryptopia wallet
  • Exchange remains in maintenance mode while team works to resolve issue

OKCoin to List TRON (TRX)

Distributed Summary:

  • Inclusion on a major exchange follows recent coin market cap growth for TRX
  • OKCoin offers TRX in exchange for Argentine pesos as part of efforts to expand in Latin America
  • After early controversy, TRON is optimistic about coin’s throughput

Bittrex to Launch OTC Trading Desk With 200 Cryptocurrencies

Distributed.com:

  • Bittrex adds ability to directly broker with users, according to private statement
  • New service will grant access to about 200 crypto assets for approved users
  • Bittrex will also guarantee prices for major trades