FTX Slashes Leverage Limit from 100x to 20x — Community Suspects Competitors Will Follow Example

FTX Slashes Leverage Limit from 100x to 20x — Community Suspects Competitors Will Follow ExampleFTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried told his Twitter followers on Sunday that his crypto exchange has lowered its margin trading limit from 101x to 20x. Prior to the change, FTX supported 50x, 100x, and 101x leverage but Bankman-Fried said these high leverage positions represent “a tiny fraction of volume.” FTX CEO Announces Cutting Leverage Limits, 2x […]

Bank of Russia Advises Stock Exchanges to Avoid Trading Crypto Instruments

Bank of Russia Advises Stock Exchanges to Avoid Trading Crypto InstrumentsIn line with its hardline stance on cryptocurrencies, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has issued a recommendation against the listing of securities tied to crypto assets on the country’s stock exchanges. The “preventive measure” will not affect state-issued digital currencies. Bank of Russia Worried About Common Investors’ Exposure to Crypto Derivatives Russia’s central banking […]