Tag: Bitcoin broker

BCSC warning
December 17, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Canadian regulator BCSC warns against bitcoin broker USI-TECH

Continuing its string of warnings against unregulated brokers and other scams targeting retail traders in Canada, Canadian securities regulator the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has added to its Investment Caution List unregulated bitcoin and Forex broker USI-TECH Limited (USI), operating from website usitech-int.com. USI-TECH Limited (USI) claims to be an online Forex and Bitcoin trading platform…

Read more
gkfx trading
November 14, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

GKFX launches Bitcoin trading on MT4

Spreadbetting, FX and CFDs broker GKFX has announced that it has now joined the growing number of FCA regulated brokers offering their clients the opportunity to trade Bitcoin on MT4. Traders with GKFX will now have the chance to diversify their portfolios and trade BTCUSD and BTCEUR across all account types. Trading Bitcoin on the MT4…

Read more
January 07, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Bitcoin exchange and agency brokerage itBit achieves 300% growth in volumes in 2015 with clients in 115 countries

Today agency bitcoin trading service and exchange itBit unveiled their 2015 trading statistics with some milestone achievements. 2015 was an exciting year for itBit’s bitcoin trading services featuring many firsts and strong growth. In May, they launched their bitcoin exchange in the United States after becoming the first company in the space to receive a trust company…

Read more
March 27, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

New Binary Option Trading Platform Takes Bitcoin-Only Payments

Beta website for nine different binary options, including gold, silver and crude oil, plus six foreign exchange pairs Bitcoin ONLY! That is the terms of service of new binary option trading platform UpDown. A few online gaming and sportsbooks accepting Bitcoin have popped up since the digital currency went into the mainstream consciousness. However, the…

Read more
March 07, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Bitcoin prices recover from Mt Gox bankruptcy

After last week's bankruptcy, Bitcoin prices have bounced back by 20%, traders keep pouring in. It is hard to keep a good cryptocurrency down.... Despite the problems which led to last week's Mt Gox bankruptcy, and with it the disappearance of about 5% of all outstanding Bitcoins, traders and investors have voted with their feet…

Read more
February 17, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Forex brokers dump Mt Gox for other Bitcoin exchange reference prices

Mt Gox's withdrawal problems cause some confusion as to the true current value of Bitcoin. LeapRate has learned that several of the leading forex brokers offering leveraged Bitcoin (BTCUSD) trading are switching away from using the Mt Gox Bitcoin exchange as their Bitcoin price reference source. The first change has been made by Ireland-based forex…

Read more