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Crypto Derivatives Market Trading Volume Surged from $38.3B on Nov 21 to $66.9B on Nov 27, 2020 after Bitcoin Price Crash: Report

The TokenInsight team notes that once again (unsurprisingly), we all received a “big gift” from the digital asset market for Thanksgiving with Bitcoin (BTC) crashing – which came right after it surged past the $19,000 mark for the first time in around three years. The… Read More

Tel Aviv based Fintech Firm Fuse.io’s Native FUSE Token Now Listed on Leading Non-Custodial Exchange 1inch

The developers at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” have revealed that the platform’s native FUSE token has been listed on the… Read More

Recent Bitcoin (BTC) Price Consolidation Might have Helped XRP Surge 80%, Ethereum (ETH) Also Up 25% in 72 Hours: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is approaching its all-time of nearly $20,000 which it set back in December 2017 during the historic crypto market bull run. Bitcoin peaked at $18,950 this past week, and has begun to move higher toward its new year-to-date highs at… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase to Disable Margin Trading as Response to New CFTC Guidance

Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at crypto exchange Coinbase, has confirmed that they’ve disabled margin trading on the platform. Grewal says that the move has come as a response to new guidance provided by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Grewal noted in a… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Surges to Year-to-Date High of $500+, but Eth 2.0 Upgrade Experiences Challenges: Report

The Ethereum (ETH) price is up around 25% during the month of November 2020. ETH, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, is trading at a little over $500 at the time of writing. During this past week, Ethereum managed to reach a… Read More

Former Tencent Exec and Huobi Co-Founder Du Jun Returns, Says Crypto Exchange Remains Focused on Compliance

After a three-year leave, co-founder Du Jun has returned to Huobi, a leading cryptocurrency exchange that reported $877.88 billion in trading volume during H1 2020. Jun had left Tencent and founded Huobi with Leon Li back in 2013. But then a few years later in… Read More

Bitcoin Enters “Rarified Air,” Now Trading Above $10K for 114 Days, Historical Indicators May No Longer Matter as BTC May Set New Highs: Report

US-based crypto exchange Kraken recently published its Bitcoin volatility report covering the month of October 2020. Kraken Intelligence, which is the exchange’s team of in-house research professionals, has noted that each month, they take an extensive look into the fundamental and technical factors that impact… Read More

Crypto Market Reaches Highest Valuation Since May 2018, As Bitcoin Hit 35-Month High of $16,400: Report

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, says it hasn’t seen Bitcoin (BTC) this “expensive” since December 2017. The leading blockchain firm along with the rest of the crypto industry is now wondering whether Bitcoin will be setting another all-time high (after trading for nearly… Read More

CoinList to Add Trading Support for DeFi Token Compound (COMP) and Celo Dollars (cUSD)

CoinList, a top primary digital asset issuance platform, has announced that it will be listing Compound (COMP) and Celo Dollars (cUSD). The CoinList team stated that their customers are always asking them to add support for new high-quality digital assets. That’s why CoinList decided to… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Confirms it will Support Upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hard Fork

San Francisco-based crypto exchange OKCoin confirmed that it will be supporting the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork (backwards incompatible upgrade) which will take place on November 15, 2020. The OKCoin team noted that they’ll provide an airdrop of the minority chain’s asset. Hard forks of… Read More

Binance Australia Adds AUD Deposits via PayID/Osko to the Exchange’s App

Binance Australia recently added Australian Dollar (AUD) deposits through PayID/Osko to the Binance app. Customers in Australia are now able to make deposits in AUD without having to pay any fees. These transactions can be processed through PayID (directly from customers’ Australian bank accounts).  As… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Surged 14% in Past Week, but On-Chain Trends are “Bearish” in “Extremely Short-Term”: Report

As Bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $14,000 mark, the “institutional wave” continues and the global financial markets experience uncertainty around US fiscal stimulus, according to a report from OKCoin. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange notes that Bitcoin price has surged during the past week as “a… Read More

More Use Cases Outside of Finance Will Make Crypto Industry “Really Take Off,” OKCoin CEO Says

Hong Fang, CEO at San Francisco-based OKCoin, a regulated cryptocurrency exchange, says she first heard about Bitcoin (BTC) in 2012. But it wasn’t until 2016 that she began to realize Bitcoin’s potential as a globally accessible medium of exchange or store of value. Hong noted… Read More

Non-Custodial Crypto Exchange Block DX Says it has “No Competiton” because it Doesn’t Require KYC, Sign Ups, or Deposits

The developers of Block DX, a cross-chain “decentralized” or non-custodial crypto-asset exchange powered by the Blocknet protocol, claim that their trading platform doesn’t require users to log into any system. They also mention that there aren’t any know-your-customer (KYC) checks that need to be completed… Read More

Coinbase Reveals that it Received Over 1,900 Requests for Customer Information from Law Enforcement During H1 2020

Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase, says that trust is built through “transparency and honesty.” Grewal, the former VP and Deputy General Counsel at Facebook, writes in a blog post that as Coinbase continues its journey toward becoming the “most trusted” venue for traders… Read More

Coinbase Pro will be Adding Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) as New Crypto Trading Option

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase is launching Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) on Coinbase Pro, the digital asset trading platform for professional traders. WBTC trading will not be available to Coinbase.com users or via other mobile app platforms (for now at least). As confirmed by the exchange,… Read More

Ray Youssef: CEO at P2P Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange Paxful Says Platform Aims to Onboard 2 Million Users by End of 2020

We recently connected with Ray Youssef, the CEO at Paxful, a leading peer to peer Bitcoin exchange, which reported a 274% increase in new registrations in Turkey, during the past year, on its platform. There was also an average of $65,000+ in monthly trade volume… Read More

US Dollar has been Key Driver of Solid Bitcoin (BTC) Performance in 2020, According to Binance

  Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, notes that cryptocurrency markets took a major hit in September 2020 as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) recorded their first down month since June of this year. Binance also mentioned in its monthly report that despite the… Read More

Regulated Crypto Exchange OKCoin Launches Business Offices in Singapore to Cater to Customers in Asia, Oceania

Crypto exchange OKCoin, which claims that its trading services are regulated, has announced the launch of its business office in Singapore. The fiat-focused digital asset exchange aims to serve as the Southeast Asia hub catering to clients based in Asia and Oceania. According to a… Read More

Switzerland’s SMART VALOR, a Regulated Digital Asset Exchange, to Run Automated Price Reserve for its Token on Kyber Network

SMART VALOR, a Switzerland based regulated digital asset exchange, will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the VALOR token on the Kyber Network, which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges. The VALOR token will be… Read More

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