Spot Bitcoin Exchange-traded fund approved by SEC

Bitcoin ETF approval

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approve the listing and trading of the first spot Bitcoin Exchange-traded funds (ETF). Approval of 11 spot BTC ETFs is announced in SEC Release No. 34-99306 on the 10th January 2024.

El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as Legal tender

El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as Legal tender 9th June 2021

El Salvador (a country in Central America) makes history by becoming the first country to officially adopt Bitcoin as Legal tender.   President Nayib Bukele confirmed that 62 members of the legislature voted in favor of the bill, 19 opposed it and there were 3 abstentions.   This will be a major boost to El […]

BTCChina Exchange Established (now branded as BTCC)

BTCChina (the exchange-side was renamed as BTCC in September 2015) is established by Yang Linke and Huang Xiaoyu, and launches the first Bitcoin exchange in China.   This Cryptocurrency exchange holds significant history for multiple reasons, including it became the world’s oldest Bitcoin exchange (after the collapse of Mt. Gox in 2014); was the world’s […]