Tagged: crypto markets

Genesis Q2: Crypto Lending Drops 9%, OTC Trading Jumps 51%

Digital asset prime brokerage Genesis has published its Q2 report sharing some interesting insight into crypto markets. According to Genesis, crypto lending declined while OTC trading rocketed higher. Genesis shares: The lending desk originated $40.4 billion in new loans, a decline of 9% from the… Read More

Coinshares Predicts More Pain to Come in Crypto. When Will it End?

Even while Bitcoin is topping $20K and Ethereum is moving higher, Coinshares is out with a depressing report predicting there is more pain to come in the digital asset markets. Coinshares states that crypto assets are now firmly in bear market territory. The collapse of… Read More

Deutsche Börse Teams Up with Kaiko to Extend Market Data Offering in Crypto Sector

Deutsche Börse has entered into a cooperation agreement with Kaiko, a crypto market data provider, to make their consolidated crypto data feed “directly accessible to its customers.” In Q4, historical L2 tick-level orderbook data on a T+1 basis and live trade data “will be made… Read More

BitMEX Co-founder Arthur Hayes Now Cautiously Bullish on Bitcoin Given Current Geopolitical, Socioeconomic Environment

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX co-founder Arthur Hayes (who pleaded guilty to charges of violating the Bank Secrecy Act after being accused of willfully failing to establish, implement, and maintain anti-money laundering (AML) programs at BitMEX), notes that thankfully, (unlike many others around the world) his… Read More

Bitcoin, Ether Hit New Highs as Crypto Markets Top $3 Trillion as Inflation Fears Jump

Boosted by the rapid rise of Bitcoin and Ether, crypto markets are now valued at more than $3 trillion. It was only this past August when crypto markets surpassed $2 trillion in value so the gain has been pretty spectacular. Both Bitcoin and Ether have… Read More

Jeremy Welch, Kraken’s Chief Product Officer, Explains how Crypto Democratizes Finance, Gives Users Full Control over their Funds

Many people across the globe are now looking to break away from the “old way of investing,” according to a blog post published by digital asset firm Kraken. The modern investor has charts, real-time news, communities, and even zero-fee trading platforms “guiding their financial decisions… Read More

Leading Social Investment Platform eToro Reports how Morgan Stanley has made an “Explosive” Entrance into Crypto Space

Leading social trading platform eToro (which recently announced it will go public in a SPAC deal via FinTech Acquisition Corp. V with valuation pegged at $10.4 billion), noted in an update published earlier this week that stimulus checks had turned the cryptocurrency market green –… Read More

Crypto Veteran Comments on Recent DogeCoin (DOGE) Pump, while Elon Musk Predicts Bitcoin will Gain Acceptance by Mainstream Finance

Cryptocurrency markets can be “insanely volatile” in both directions, however, the recent market activity felt like “something else” with everyone’s favorite memecoin, DogeCoin (DOGE) surging nearly 10x in just 24 hours (breaking into the top 10 cryptos), Anthony Sassano from EthHub confirmed. He also noted… Read More

Bitcoin Reaches $24,000 as Institutional Adoption Continues, Raoul Pal Predicts $1 Million Per Coin in 5 Years

Bitcoin (BTC), the leading cryptocurrency, has entered uncharted territory. The digital asset recently managed to break record highs by surpassing the $24,000 mark. Bitcoin is trading at just below $24,000 at the time of writing. John Lee Quigley, who’s focused on building Bitcoin media and… Read More

Binance Predicts that Centralized Crypto Exchanges will Eventually be Replaced by More Decentralized or Non-Custodial Trading Platforms

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has noted in its weekly crypto market report that for most of the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading between the relatively tight $13,300 and $13,900 range. But then, over the span of just 48 hours, the… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Transaction Fees Keep Falling After Major DeFi related Ecosystem Growth, Bitcoin (BTC) TX Fees Surge: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has again surged past the $11,000 mark as US stimulus talks begin and institutions start to allocate more funds to the leading digital asset. As noted by the OKCoin team, Bitcoin has managed to break out this past week, after… 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

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

Ethereum Adoption: ETH Transactions via Decentralized Exchanges Growing Rapidly, Many Investors are Now Long-term Ether Holders, Data Suggests

The total volume of Ether (ETH) transactions performed via decentralized or non-custodial cryptocurrency exchanges (DEXs) reached approximately $2 billion (in total) for the first four months of this year. It appears that traders have recently begun to increasingly use DEXs to trade ETH this year,… Read More

Digital Asset Hedge Fund Adaptive Capital to Close Down Operations, Following Crypto Market Crash

Digital asset hedge fund Adaptive Capital is reportedly closing down its operations. Adaptive Capital was a self-described “multi-strategy cryptocurrency hedge fund with a deep focus on on-chain analytics.” The hedge fund predicted that crypto-assets would become a major macro asset class and on-chain analysis of… Read More

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