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CloseCross Study: 1 in 6 Crypto Investors Lose Money

While more than four out of five serious regular crypto traders are making money in the markets, one in six are losing it, research from blockchain-based derivatives trading platform CloseCross claims. Its study among crypto traders across six major economies who stake at least $5,000… Read More

Nickel Digital: 85% of Institutional Investors, Wealth Managers, Have Dedicated Crypto Teams

A new study of institutional investors and wealth managers, who collectively manage around $108.4 billion in assets, reveals 85 per cent say they now have dedicated teams reviewing cryptocurrencies and digital assets, though for many it is a new development. The research, commissioned by London-based… Read More

Ritholtz Wealth Management, WisdomTree, Debut Crypto Investment Product

Ritholtz Wealth Management and WisdomTree today announced the launch of the RWM WisdomTree Crypto Index designed to provide retail investors, via a financial advisor, access and diversified exposure to cryptoassets. The index has been licensed to Onramp Invest and is available for financial advisors using… Read More

Lendingblock Unveils New Boost Tier Requirements, Bronze Starts at 413,095 LND

Digital asset lending infrastructure developer Lendingblock this week released new requirements for their LND Boost tiers. They are effective Dec. 1. Boost tiers are staking devices that come with rewards, with greater benefits coming with the higher levels. They include higher earned interest rates and… Read More

FTSE Russell, Digital Asset Research Release Digital Asset Index Series

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FTSE Russell and Digital Asset Research (DAR) today announced the launch of the FTSE Russell Digital Asset Index Series. Debuting this week are the FTSE Bitcoin Index, the FTSE Ethereum Index and the FTSE Cardano Index. The FTSE Digital Asset Index Series is designed to… Read More

Matrixport’s Cactus Custody to Support ConsenSys MMI

Digital assets financial services platform Matrixport announced this week that its custodian solution Cactus Custody is now supporting ConsenSys’ MetaMask Institutional (MMI), a version of Metamask that integrates institution-compliant custody, operational, risk, and compliance features. MMI is integrated with Cactus Custody’s DeFi Connector feature, which creates… Read More

Chinese Crypto Ban Has Positive Outcomes

While China’s ban on cryptocurrency transactions has had a measurable effect on the markets, it’s not a death knell by any means, one industry watcher said. Earlier this month the People’s Bank of China said all virtual currency-related business activities were illegal, claiming it would… Read More

Starter to Launch IDO for Asia-Focused DEX NASDEX

Multi-chain, community-oriented launchpad Starter this week announced it will host the launch of the IDO for NASDEX, an independently owned and operated decentralized exchange that allows users to trade tokenized stocks on the blockchain through a minting and trading mechanism.  NASDEX, which is designed to… Read More

Global Wealth Managers, Institutional Investors Warming to Crypto Investing: Survey

A new survey of institutional investors and wealth managers from the US, UK, France, Germany, and the UAE who don’t currently have exposure to cryptocurrencies and digital assets, reveals 62 per cent expect to invest in these for the first time within the next year,… Read More

Singaporean Digital Asset Exchange SDAX Receives RMO License from MAS

Singapore-based digital asset exchange SDAX has obtained its Recognized Market Operator (RMO) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate a digital asset exchange, the company said this week. SDAX believes the use of blockchain in capital markets will create new opportunities for… Read More

Aussie Digital Asset Fund DNA Tracker Fund Has Successful 2021

Australian digital asset vehicle DNA Tracker Fund has recorded a 184.35 per cent net return on investment over the nine months since its inception Dec. 1, 2020, the company said this week. DNA Tracker provides Australian and New Zealand wholesale investors with access to a diversified… Read More

Kine to Launch Cross-Chain Derivatives Trading Platform on Polygon

Polygon, an Ethereum-based full-stack scaling solution, today announced Kine Protocol, a decentralized protocol that establishes general-purpose liquidity pools backed by a customizable portfolio of digital assets, will launch its cross-chain derivatives trading platform on Polygon. Polygon’s high-speed and low-gas infrastructure makes Kine’s features – including… Read More

Tangible Interest For Cryptocurrencies’ Inclusion in Retirement Plans: Survey

The vast majority of Americans are interested in having cryptocurrencies as part of their retirement investments, the results of a survey from business.com reveal. Close to 90 per cent (87 per cent) of employees expressed interest in including cryptocurrencies in their portfolio but far fewer… Read More

EmiSwap $ESW Token Lists on BitMart

Community-governed decentralized exchange (DEX) EmiSwap today began listing its $ESW token on BitMart. EmiSwap features multi-blockchain interoperability, a distribution of all decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) fees, and an NFT-based community loyalty program. In addition to BitMart, $ESW is also listed on Ignition and Mantra DAO,… Read More

Coinchange Launches Early Access to High-Yield Account

DeFi platform Coinchange this week launched early access to their High Yield Account, which allows users to earn passive income on deposited crypto. The High Yield Account generates earnings for users by funding liquidity pools. dApps charge fees for every exchange made using those pools,… Read More

South African Crypto Exchange OVEX Announces Paxful Partnership

South African cryptocurrency exchange OVEX, which specializes in over-the-counter (OTC) trading, this week announced a partnership with P2P Fintech Paxful. As part of the agreement, Paxful’s customers will be able to utilize OVEX’s Direct Transfer to Bank mechanism, which allows them to instantly convert their… Read More

Graph Blockchain to Acquire Optimum Coin Analyzer

Graph Blockchain has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire Optimum Coin Analyzer, an AI-based crypto coin analytics tool company. Graph will acquire 100 per cent of all issued and outstanding shares of Optimum Coin Analyzer for $5 million in Canadian funds Optimum… Read More

EQIFI Launches DeFi Platform

EQIFI, a decentralized protocol for pooled lending, borrowing, and investing Ethereum-based cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, and select fiat currencies, has launched its DeFi platform, which includes fixed- and variable-rate lending products, as well as the advanced yield aggregator and interest rate swaps. “We are incredibly excited to… Read More

Today’s ETH Price Drop a Buy Opportunity?

Technical adjustments to Ethereum’s blockchain are the culprit behind a one percent price drop of the popular cryptocurrency ETH today, reports suggest. The changes, known as Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559, would alter the way transactions are processed and will occur when the 12,965,000th block… Read More

Crypto Wealth Platform Vauld Raises $25M, Thiel-Backed VC Firm Leads Raise

Cryptocurrency wealth platform Vauld has completed a $25 million Series A round led by Valar Ventures, a VC firm cofounded by Peter Thiel. Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, CMT Digital, Gumi Cryptos, Robert Leshner and Cadenza Capital also participated. The funding will be used to hire… Read More

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