Chinese Bitcoin mining machine sellers push through the Cryptocurrency crackdown

For three days, “Alex”, a 38-year-old businessman from Russia, combed central Shenzhen looking for China’s best prices on bitcoin equipment.  But after comparing those of 30 different retailers in one of the world’s liveliest electronics marketplaces, he still could not decide what to buy. “It’s not just about the price,” Alex said, scribbling price information…

Canada Regulators Approve the Country’s First Blockchain ETF

The Ontario Securities Commission has approved Canada’s first blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF), which is set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week. Harvest Portfolios, an independent Canadian investment management company, filed the preliminary paperwork for its Blockchain Technologies ETF (ticker: HBLK) in January, seeking to provide Canadian investors with the opportunity to buy…