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OKEx Claims that Bitcoin (BTC) Dominated Cryptocurrency Market Rally is Being Driven by Ethereum 2.0, DeFi

Crypto exchange OKEx notes that the recent surge in the digital asset market, which is being led by Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has been driven by the explosive growth of the decentralized finance or DeFI ecosystem. The OKEx team confirms that Ethereum (ETH) experienced… Read More

Crypto Exchange bitFlyer to Offer Digital Asset Trading in Hawaii, and New Pilot Program

bitFlyer USA, a digital currency exchange where people can purchase, sell, and trade Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptos for US dollars “safely,” with low fees and latency, revealed on August 19, 2020 that its digital asset trading platform will soon be accessible to customers based… Read More

Binance Gets Ready for Decentralized Finance, Lists Many New DeFi Tokens, as Crypto Market Adds $100 Billion+ in 30 Days

The team at Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, notes that during the past month, the total market cap of Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptos surged by around $100 billion, as it went from about $270 billion to $370 billion, according to CoinMarketCap data… Read More

Leading Crypto Derivatives Exchange, BitMEX, Announces Mandatory ID Checks for All Digital Asset Traders on its Platform

The Seychelles registered Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), the world’s largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, announced on August 14, 2020, that it will be introducing a user verification program. The Hong Kong-operated exchange noted that it will be launching its User Verification Program “at 00:00 UTC on… Read More

Crypto Derivatives Exchange OKEx CEO Jay Hao Reveals that Bitcoin (BTC) and Gold Correlation Increased during COVID-19

Jay Hao, CEO at OKEx, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, notes that the US dollar “drop” and the Bitcoin (BTC) surge recently occurred at the same time. Hao points out that there’s been a regular downward adjustment of interest rates on US Treasury… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Is “Disproportionately” Favored by North American Investors as the Preferred Digital Asset Investment: Report

North America is reportedly the third-most active region in terms of the total cryptocurrency volume moved or transferred on-chain, right behind Western Europe and East Asia. According to a Chainalysis blockchain and digital asset market report: “Overall, North America-based [cryptocurrency] addresses accounted for 14.8% of… Read More

Coinbase Pro to Add Band Protocol (BAND), a Cross-Chain Data Oracle Platform Connecting External Data to Smart Contracts

Band Protocol (BAND), a cross-chain data oracle platform that aggregates and connects real-world data and APIs to blockchain based smart contracts, is preparing to launch on Coinbase Pro, a digital asset exchange for professional traders. The Coinbase team notes that on August 10, 2020, customers… Read More

Delta Exchange, a Cryptocurrency Derivatives Trading Platform, Launches Contracts on its ETH-MOVE and BTC-MOVE Products

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on August 6, 2020 that it’s launching monthly contracts on its ETH-MOVE and BTC-MOVE product. As explained by Delta Exchange CEO Pankaj Balani in an interview with CI: “MOVE contracts are… Read More

Compliant Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchanges Accounted for Only 1% of the Trading Volume of the Sector During Q2 2020 with $21.62 Billion in Reported Volume

The overall performance of the nascent cryptocurrency market during Q2 2020 was not as good as it was when compared to the previous quarter. According to Token Insight, the main reason for the relatively poor performance this past quarter may be attributed to very little… Read More

Crypto Markets are Plagued with Manipulation, “Endless” Wash Trading, but Industry Execs are Confident about H2 2020 Performance: Report

The digital asset trading market did not perform as well during Q2 2020 when compared to Q1 2020, according to an industry research report from Token Insight. According to the report, the relatively poor performance of the crypto market during Q2 2020 may be attributed… Read More

Slovak Fintech altFINS, which Offers Platform for Analyzing and Trading Digital Assets, Acquires €1 Million in Seed Funding

altFINS, a platform that allows users to screen, analyze, and trade crypto-assets, has secured more than €1 million in seed funding. altFINS’ round was led by CB Investment Management. The Fintech company said that the funds raised will be used to enhance the platform’s capabilities… Read More

Coinbase Considering Listing Ampleforth, Blockstack, Hedera Hashgraph, Kava, The Graph, Other Digital Assets

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase says it plans to provide support for all assets that meet its technical standards and guidelines, which adhere to applicable laws and regulations. Coinbase notes that eventually, it expects its clients, throughout the world, to have access to at… Read More

US SEC Awards Contract to CipherTrace because it’s the “Only Known” Blockchain Forensics Tool that can Track Binance Chain Transactions

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed on July 29, 2020 that it’s planning to award a single-source contract to blockchain security firm CipherTrace, a Menlo Park, California based business that recently introduced real-time predictive risk scoring for cryptocurrencies. The SEC said that CipherTrace… Read More

P2P Bitcoin Marketplace Paxful Reveals that Russians are Turning to Cash and BTC Due to Economic Uncertainty Resulting from COVID-19

Peer to peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful claims that there’s now a growing interest in the use of P2P Bitcoin (BTC) trading platforms in Russia. According to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, many Russians have been turning to cash and BTC during these times of… Read More

Injective Protocol, a “Decentralized” Crypto Derivatives Exchange to Support Futures, Margin Trading when Launched

The developers of Injective Protocol, a “decentralized” derivatives exchange, have acquired $2.6 million through a seed funding round that was led by Pantera Capital. Injective Protocol has been incubated by Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange. Injective’s developers have also acquired investments from Axia8… Read More

Chainalysis Introduces New Website, Market Intel, which gives Digital Asset Managers and Regulators Access to Meaningful Insight about Crypto Activity

Leading blockchain analysis firm, Chainalysis, which recently secured $49 million in capital through a Series B round, announced on July 27, 2020, that it has launched Market Intel, its newly designed website for asset managers and regulatory agencies. The new site may be used to… Read More

Singapore based Digital Asset Firm Matrixport to Launch Bit.com, a Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Singapore-based Matrixport, a company that aims to serve as a gateway to the digital economy where users can trade, custody, invest, and borrow digital assets through a single, unified platform, has launched Bit.com, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange. Founded in February 2019, Matrixport describes itself as… Read More

Blockchain Driven Social Trading Platform HedgeTrade to Synch with Cosmos and Tendermint powered Bluezelle for Better Trading Experience

Blockchain-driven, social trading platform HedgeTrade will reportedly be synching up with Bluzelle’s “decentralized” database network, in order to provide blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-interoperable trading tools and features to HedgeTrade’s consumer base. Traders that use HedgeTrade are able to post predictions into a smart… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Introduces Daily Options Trading for Cryptocurrencies, Adds Support for Synthetix (SNX), a DeFi Protocol

Crypto-asset exchange OKEx, which offers spot and derivatives trading with digital currencies, recently added three more expiration dates to its options trading. They include options trades that may be settled daily, after every two-day period, and monthly. OKEx had already been offering weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly… Read More

Digital Asset Derivatives Platform Delta Exchange Is Offering Interest Rate Swaps for MakerDAO’s Stablecoin Dai

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on July 24, 2020, that it has introduced interest rate swaps for MakerDAO‘s stablecoin, DAI. The DAI stablecoin savings rate contracts offer “up to 160x leverage” on the notional value and… Read More

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