Tagged: gold

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

Gold Payment App CORO Granted Money Transmitter License in Oregon

CORO, a U.S.-based gold payment app, announced on Wednesday it has received a Money Transmitter license by the State of Oregon. Founded in 2018, Coro states it has created a new financial payment system that where gold to be used as a currency in everyday… Read More

UK based Minted, a Shariah-Compliant Gold Trading Platform, Is Planning to Launch Services this Month

UK-based Minted, a Shariah-compliant platform for trading gold, is planning to launch its services this month. Gold has served as a safe haven asset during times of economic uncertainty, but mostly wealthy people have invested in the precious metal. Minted aims to change this trend… Read More

Digital Asset Security Firm NGRAVE to Help Secure Gold backed Stablecoin from VeraOne

NGRAVE, a digital asset security company that claims it has developed the world’s most secure cryptocurrency hardware wallet, has teamed up with VeraOne in order to help investors protect their gold with “maximum security.” VeraOne’s VRO token is reportedly “a 100% gold-backed” stablecoin and it’s… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Payments Now Accepted at Billion Dollar Food Delivery Giant, Just Eat in France, but Consumers Not Impressed

Billion-dollar food delivery giant, Just Eat in France, is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments. Just Eat had been allowing users to pay with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and also with their credit cards through its website. Other traditional payments options such as checks and… Read More

Bitcoin Is the “Most Compelling” Monetary Asset to Emerge Since Gold, According to New York based Institutional Investor

ARK Invest, an established institutional investor in Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, states that it believes the digital asset is “creating the possibility of a global monetary system controlled not by nation-states but by individuals.” ARK Invest notes in a comprehensive report that by “eliminating… Read More

Binance Alum Fetch.ai, a Blockchain focused AI Firm, Introduces Decentralized Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, has introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto, and commodities derivatives trading platform. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Working alongside a consortium of steel mills, shipping companies, trading… 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

SendGold, an Australian P2P Digital Money or Gold as a Service Platform Reports Over 800% Increase in Transactions, After COVID-19 Outbreak

Fintech firm SendGold, which describes itself as a Gold-as-a-Service (GaaS) platform, reports an 819% increase in transaction volume and a 311% growth in transaction size since January 2020. Established in 2016, SendGold is a peer to peer (P2P) digital money platform focused on serving the… Read More

As Gold Sets Highs Past $1,900 Per Troy Ounce, Stablecoin Issuer Tether Claims Demand for its Gold-backed Crypto, XAU₮, has Also Surged

Tether Gold (XAU₮), a crypto-asset offering ownership of physical gold (XAU) that’s reportedly custodied in Switzerland, has experienced a significant increase in its demand as the price of gold surged past $1,900 a troy ounce – which may have been due to the economic uncertainty… Read More

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Correlation with Gold Weakens, but Strengthens against S&P 500 Stock Market Index in June 2020: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency’s correlation with gold has weakened following the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic uncertainty. However, the digital asset’s correlation with the S&P 500 stock market index appears to be getting stronger, according to research report from crypto exchange Kraken. Kraken Intelligence,… Read More

Indian Fintech Rupeek, a Gold Lending Startup, has Introduced “Zero Contact” Gold Loan Kiosks to Provide Financing Options during COVID-19

Rupeek, an Indian online gold loan company, has introduced RupeekZ, a “zero contact” gold loan kiosk, in order to safely issue gold loans, following the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic challenges. The Fintech firm says it aims to eliminate human touch during transactions to prevent… Read More

Dash Investment Foundation, Supporter of Digital Asset Dash, Invests in Gold to Diversify and Strengthen Portfolio

The Dash Investment Foundation (DIF), an organization that makes Dash (digital currency) denominated business loans and equity investments within the blockchain and crypto-asset sector, has purchased gold for the first time. The organization said it will be introducing its Dash-to-gold rebalancing strategy, which involves diversifying… Read More

UK’s Shariah-Compliant Gold Trading Platform Minted May Launch Digital Challenger Bank

UK-based Minted, a Shariah-compliant platform for trading gold, is planning to launch in the coming months. Co-founder Shahmad Ahmed told Salam Gateway that his company has acquired regulatory approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to serve as an e-money business. He noted that Minted’s… Read More

Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX) Says COVID-19 Is Accelerating Digital Technology Adoption, Benefiting BigTech while SMEs Struggle

Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), one of the largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges in the world, says that they “no longer think that dated volatility-related bets are an effective way to protect portfolios because they are now too expensive.” THe BitMEX team stated: “We believe that inflation… 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

Institutional and Retail Investors are Looking to Gold and Bitcoin (BTC) as Alternatives to Stocks at Current Valuations: Report

The cryptocurrency market continues to recover from its mid-March 2020 lows and at the end of last month, Bitcoin (BTC) was up 22% for the year. As reported by Blockchain.com, a block explorer and crypto wallet service provider, Bitcoin has outperformed other major assets that… Read More

Digital Asset OTC Broker Digital RFQ Selects Koine for Custody Following First Commodity based Token

Digital asset OTC broker, Digital RFQ (DRFQ) has selected Koine to act as custodian for its first commodity financing token, PGX. PGX, or PhiGold token, was launched in partnership with Atom Asset Exchange (AAX). The digital asset is a commodity financing token based on gold… Read More

Bitcoin Marketplace Paxful Now Offers P2P Gold Trading

Paxful, a Bitcoin marketplace, is now offering peer to peer trading in gold, according to a company release. In a blog post, the company said the new service was due to customer demand. The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened interest in gold –… Read More

Atomic Asset Exchange, a New Crypto Trading Platform, Is Launching its Native Token, AAB

The Atomic Asset Exchange (AAX), a newly developed digital currency exchange that offers over-the-counter, spot, and futures trading, confirmed on March 31, 2020, that it will be introducing its native exchange token, called AAB. AAX aims to connect crypto to the larger, traditional financial system…. Read More

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