Tagged: crypto-assets

India’s CoinSwitch, an Aggregator of Digital Asset Exchanges, Introduces Indian Rupee based Crypto Exchange Mobile App

CoinSwitch.co, an established aggregator of digital asset exchanges in India, recently introduced CoinSwitch Kuber, which is the Indian Rupee (INR) cryptocurrency exchange mobile app designed specifically and “exclusively” for the Indian market. This launch has come during very challenging times as the world tries to… Read More

Average Security Token Return by Asset Down -0.90% for May 2020, but Growth of Market Continues: Report

Jonah Schulman, head of marketing at Security Token Market, published a report last month in which he noted that the average security token return was 8.99% for the month of April 2020. Meanwhile, a fund that tracks the three largest US indices, including the Dow… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… Read More

Kava Labs CEO Brian Kerr Explains Why they Chose Cosmos SDK, while Claiming it’s “Very Difficult” to Build on Ethereum

Brian Kerr, CEO at Kava Labs, notes during an interview with Alexandre Raffin at GAINS Associates that Cosmos’ value proposition is that “if you make a blockchain and it has a similar consensus mechanism to another blockchain …[then by using] … the inter-blockhain communication protocol… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange and Wallet Provider Zebpay to Use Chainalysis Blockchain Tools to Prevent Financial Crime

Zebpay, a digital currency wallet and exchange provider that began its relaunch in India earlier this year, will be working with blockchain security and analysis firm Chainalysis to monitor crypto-asset transactions performed across its platforms for Indian consumers. Chainalysis had already been providing its Know… Read More

Binance to Reportedly Launch its Stablecoin BUSD on Harmony Protocol’s Blockchain Network

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, will reportedly launch its stablecoin, Binance USD (BUSD) on Harmony protocol’s blockchain network. Stephen Tse, founder at Harmony, noted via Twitter that the launch is “just in time for Harmony’s Binance Launchpad anniversary.”   BREAKING: @binance USD (BUSD) will… Read More

Binance-owned CoinMarketCap Updates its Cryptocurrency Pair Rankings System

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Digital asset market data aggregator CoinMarketCap recently revealed that it has introduced a different type of ranking system for cryptocurrency market pairs. CoinMarketCap said it would begin using a new ranking system that takes several factors into consideration. The leading crypto data site operator noted… Read More

Coinbase Adds Maker (MKR) Governance Token, Will Support MKR-BTC, MKR-USD Trading, but No ETH

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has confirmed that on June 8, 2020, it will begin taking inbound transfers of Maker (MKR) to Coinbase Pro, the platform for professional digital asset traders. The exchange operator said that users may start trading MKR via Coinbase “on or… Read More

Jon Deane: CEO at InfiniGold Talks About Benefits of Gold Backed Stablecoins and Why Premiums for Physical Gold Increased

  Jon Deane, CEO at InfiniGold,  a company focused on the digitization of physical commodities, recently explained how gold-backed stablecoins can be used to track the spot price of the gold bullion. InfiniGold leverages patented technologies and works with commodity partners to support the wider… Read More

CoinShares Introduces the First Gold and Crypto Asset Index on Bloomberg and Refinitiv, Aims to Create “Investable” Benchmark Products

CoinShares, a crypto asset management company that provides financial products and services for professional investors, has launched the CoinShares Gold and Crypto assets Index (CGCI). The CGCI is reportedly the first EU Benchmark Regulations (EU BMR) compliant index for the digital asset sector that combines… Read More

Coinbase Introduces Tezos (XTZ) Staking to Earn Rewards by Passively Holding Crypto on the Exchange in the UK, certain EU Countries

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is focused on providing more ways for users to earn financial rewards by simply holding digital assets. Coinbase recently introduced Tezos (XTZ) staking rewards for its US-based customers. The exchange will now be offering this option to its UK clients… Read More

Stablecoins Could Reach $1 Trillion Market Cap in 5 Years, According to Experienced Venture Capitalist focused on Blockchain Space

Lou Kerner, an advisory board member at Blockchain Coinvestors, a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-focused venture capital fund of funds that makes strategic investments in various digital asset projects, has argued that stablecoins will reach a $1 trillion+ market capitalization in the next five years. Stablecoins… Read More

The French Competition Authority has Released a Consultation Paper, Seeking Feedback on Fintech, Blockchain, and Digital Asset Regulations

The French competition authority (ADC) has launched a public consultation on the Fintech industry in the country. The ADC is looking for feedback on the potential role of large digital platforms in the payments sector. It’s also seeking input regarding  new payment service providers and… Read More

Digital Asset Derivatives Trading Platform, Delta Exchange, Acquires Strategic Investment from New York’s CoinFund

Delta Exchange, an established cryptocurrency derivatives exchange that maintains offices in Singapore, has received funding from New York-headquartered blockchain investment firm, CoinFund. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, the new investment will provide Delta Exchange with the resources needed to scale its operations… Read More

Leading Indian Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Secures $2.5 Million in Additional Investments to Support Nationwide “TryCrypto” Campaign

  CoinDCX, one of India’s largest digital asset exchanges, has secured an additional $2.5 million in funding from several major blockchain investors, including Coinbase Ventures (the investment division of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase) and Polychain Capital. The latest investment acquired by CoinDCX has come around two… Read More

Jonah Schulman: Head of Marketing at Security Token Market Discusses Benefits of Using Blockchain-based Security Tokens

  We recently caught up with Jonah Schulman, the Head of Marketing at Security Token Market, a US-based company focused on a listing website for Security Token Offerings (STOs) from all over the world. The firm’s STO listings include basic information about the company and… Read More

Insider Trading? OmiseGo (OMG) Surges 200% Just 15 Minutes after Coinbase Listing, but then Crashes Immediately

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase began supporting trading with OmiseGo (OMG) on May 21, 2020. The OMG token price surged 200% in only 15 minutes after the listing, however, it then crashed immediately. OMG is trading at $1.88 at the time of writing, down 5.44%… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange FTX Introduces Cryptocurrency Trading for US-based Users

Digital asset exchange FTX has introduced a crypto trading platform for US-based users. FTX.US supports spot trading for major virtual currencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Paxos Gold token (PAXG), and stablecoin Tether (USDT). The new platform will provide up… Read More

Active Digital Asset Managers Out-performed Passively Holding Bitcoin (BTC) Since Early 2018: Report

New York-based Vision Hill Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund, a full-service digital asset management and solutions company, recently released its Q1 2020 returns reports. As noted by the firm, its active crypto indices are “non-investable” reference indices that have been designed to be “representative of the overall… Read More

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