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Bitstamp crypto exchange hires former Barclays exec as new COO

Sameer Dubey is a 10-year veteran of Barclays and former head of operations for N26. U.K.-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has hired a former director of financial services company Barclays’ payments team as its chief operating officer. In an announcement today, Bistamp said it would be appointing Sameer Dubey to the executive position as part of its effort to scale across the firm’s businesses. Dubey worked as the director of the head of payments for Barclays corporate and was a member of the team behind the bank’s blockchain and distributed ledger council. He was also the head of operations for U.K.…

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Bitstamp and Byte Tree Look to Dispel Bitcoin Myths

Bitstamp – one of the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency exchanges – has published a new report with the help of a firm known as Byte Tree that details the value drivers behind bitcoin. Bitstamp Discusses BTC Value Drivers in New Report As we all know by now, bitcoin’s popularity is heading for the mountains. It’s getting higher every day, and needs a new peak to sit atop to ensure it’s head doesn’t scrape the ceiling, but what are the factors that are driving bitcoin’s growth? We all speculate about these potential value drivers, assuming perhaps that COVID has…

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Bitstamp integrates new matching engine from Nasdaq

Bitstamp, Europe’s largest bitcoin exchange by trade volume, today announced it has integrated a new matching engine from Nasdaq’s technology vendor arm Market Technology, making Bitstamp the first major fiat to crypto exchange with a matching engine on par with traditional financial exchanges. The implementation of Nasdaq’s order matching technology allows Bitstamp to meet high levels of demand even during extreme volume spikes. With the new engine, orders are matched as they are opened, without placing them in a waiting queue. Customers have certainty that when their order is placed, it will either be promptly executed or they will be immediately notified…

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Crypto Volumes Surge in August: Binance Largest Spot Exchange as Huobi Leads Derivatives

The latest report by Cryptocompare shows August spot cryptocurrency traded volumes by the 15 largest top-tier exchanges increased by 58.3% to $529 billion versus July figures. Low tier exchanges volumes, on the other hand, increased by 30.2% to end the month of August with a total of $291 billion. Binance leads the top tier list with volumes traded on its platforms having jumped by 83% overall to $129.9 billion. Huobi Global and Okex, which ranks second and third, recorded traded volumes valued at $65 billion and 64.7 billion respectively. Also making the list of top tier exchanges is Coinbase, Kraken,…

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Crypto exchange Bitstamp exploring 25 new tokens for listing

Bitstamp, a popular bitcoin and crypto exchange, announced today it broadening the scope of the assets it is exploring for a potential listing. The decision is being made in order to provide customers with a greater range of trading options. These cryptocurrencies and stablecoins join the first batch of assets the exchange announced as potential new listings at Bitstamp. After closely monitoring the market and performing due diligence to determine which projects fit within the company’s internal digital asset framework, it has now started actively exploring support for the following cryptocurrencies and stablecoins: 1. Augur (REP) 2. Maker (MKR) 3.…

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Bitstamp reportedly leaves London after 8 years of operation

No-deal Brexit could push more industry players abroad. Bitstamp, one of the world’s oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is reportedly relocating its operations in the United Kingdom to Luxembourg.Already operating in Luxembourg, Bitstamp is now allegedly migrating the accounts of its customers in the U.K. to Bitstamp Europe SA, a business entity based in Luxembourg.According to TrustNodes on Aug. 21, Bitstamp said that the company is now winding down its operations in London.Bitstamp said that the account migration will not affect services and will not require any action from its users:“In order to comply with our regulatory requirements and improve…

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Automated trades on Bitstamp

I have a trading bot for trading Bitcoin. The bot is written in Pine Script and tested in TradingView. Bitstamp has TradingView, but i could not find Pine Editor so i can run my script in Bitstamp. My question, how can i run my bot in bitstamp?

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Bitcoin Price Briefly Crashes to $11.2K After US Jobs Data Disappoints

The price of Bitcoin briefly crashed to $11,219 on Bitstamp after disappointing job data hit markets. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) dropped to $11,219 on Bitstamp on Aug.7 after the U.S. stock market declined. BTC recovered quickly from the brief crash, stabilizing at above $11,600.The price of Bitcoin drops steeply on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView.comThe release of new job data caused the U.S. stock market to slump in mid-day. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 1.763 million in July, surpassing Wall Street expectations by 10.6%.Despite the optimistic job data, analysts are seemingly concerned that the job market is not growing fast enough. Since…

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1 milliárd dolláros káoszt hozott a bitcoin flash crashe

Miután a héten elérte a 12 ezer dollárt, vasárnap hajnalban hirtelen összeroppant a bitcoin árfolyama. A luxemburgi Bitstampen vasárnap reggel éppen, hogy csak átlépte a 12 ezer dolláros árfolyam szintet a bitcoin, miután 12%-ot esett hirtelen 1500 dollárt veszítve az értékéből. Az esés 10500 dollárnál állt meg, ahonnan egész gyorsan visszakorrigált az árfolyam 11200 dollárig. A hirtelen halál 1 milliárd dollár értékű pozíciót likvidált több tőzsdén egyszerre. Az elmúlt 24 órban 72422 számlán történt pozíció likvidáció, számolt be róla a ByBt a Twitteren.  A legnagyobb megbízás, amit kiütött az árfolyam több, mint 10 millió dollárt ért és a BitMex tőzsdén…

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Bakkt Futures Volume Hits $122 million, as Bitcoin Reached New 11-Month High

Volumes on bitcoin futures offered by Bakkt set a record high on July 27, with 11,500 contracts traded on the institutional exchange. Altogether, the contracts are worth about $126 million, at the time of writing. Each contract is equivalent to one bitcoin (BTC). Total open interest – an indicator of the total number of outstanding contracts held by investors – reached $8 million from a low of around $4 million a few days earlier, showing that more money is flowing into the marketplace. In a tweet, Bakkt said: “Our bitcoin futures reached a new record high of 11,509 contracts traded…

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Former Wall Street Trader Seeks to Make Sense of Crypto World

(Bloomberg)–Hunter Merghart who himself is from a traditional finance-related family, Merghart has spent over a period of ten years on equity trading in New York at several investment banks accompanied by Credit Suisse Group AG and Barclays Plc. Although, like many of his associated people, he became curious in the crypto marketplace & transformed that world in 2018. He said, “I really saw it — even then — as a new emerging asset class and market to develop,”, He went to Luxembourg associated Bitstamp, one amongst the most traditional cryptocurrency, as chief of  the U.S. operations in April 2019, aided…

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Stablecoin Supply Doubles to 12 billion Following a 50% Cryptocurrency Market Price Drop

The total supply of stablecoins in existence has doubled to 12 billion, following an increased demand sparked off by the March 12 (Black Thursday) 50% crypto price crash. The findings from the latest research study by Coin Metrics, which is sponsored by Bitstamp, show that it took a period between March 12 and the first half of July to add 6 billion stablecoins. Before this addition, it had taken five years for global supply to reach the initial 6 billion. The report comments that the March 12th event was spurred by a massive sell-off in the global equity markets as…

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