French Watchdog to Ban 15 Crypto-Related Websites

The majority of the websites are registered in United Kingdom
16 March 2018   432

France's financial market regulator Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) blacklisted 15 sites related to cryptocurrencies. According to the authorities, these websites publicly promote investment proposals prohibited in the territory of the EU way. In the "black list" there are already sites that illegally offer to invest in assets such as precious stones and rare earth metals. This is reported by Coindesk.

Companies in France offering the purchase of rights over goods promoting the possibility of a yield or its economic equivalent are subject to the regulation of diverse goods and as such their offer must have a registration number provided by the AMF.

AMF Annoucement

The list includes 15 sites, whose owners were notified that they violated the law, but despite this continued to operate. Most sites are registered in the UK.

Among them, AKJ Crypto, for example, offers a wide range of services, from asset storage to account management. Another site - Crypteo - is a crypto-currency marketplace.

AMF also reminds investors that the high yield of the instrument most often implies a high degree of risk.

Dow Jones' MarketWatch to Track Additional 8 Cryptos

Now it also shows data on  Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Monero, Dash and Zcash
25 April 2018   47

MarketWatch, the news department of the Dow Jones Media Group begun to track the market movements of eight new cryptocurrencies. This is reported by Coindesk.

The MarketWatch website tracks the bitcoin price from 2014, but from now on, users will also be offered data on Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Monero, Dash and Zcash.

The new service will publish real-time quotations of these coins against the US dollar and the euro, as well as historical trends in the price movement, using the data from the Kraken crypto exchange.

It's no doubt that our readers, as the world's savviest investors, have an eye on digital currency and we're happy to be expanding our real-time tracking of a total of 9 cryptocurrencies in both Euro's and USD, with Kraken's help.

Dan Shar

General Manager, MarketWatch

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