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Over $117M in Loans via DeFi Platforms Compound, Maker Liquidated on Feb 22, Marking Largest Liquidations in Market History: Report

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms in a new report that Ethereum (ETH) scaling has recently seen a boost, while the total value locked in decentralized finance (DeFi) has plummeted. DeFi pulse data shows that there’s currently just under $35 billion worth of value locked in DeFi… Read More

Bitcoin Improvement Proposals Schnorr / Taproot and Other Codebase Modifications to Increase Fungibility, Privacy of BTC Transfers

The team at crypto exchange OKCoin recently took a closer look at the three major Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs) that make up the Bitcoin Core update, Schnorr/Taproot. As noted by OKCoin, the version 0.21.0 of Bitcoin Core is scheduled to be released early next month… Read More

DeFi Tokens like SNX, Uniswap’s UNI, Aave, Yearn.Finance’s YFI are Now Also Rallying with Bitcoin and Ethereum: Report

As Bitcoin (BTC) kept rallying, so have Ethereum (ETH) and some major decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens, followed by a lot of congestion on the Ethereum blockchain network, the OKCoin team confirmed. The crypto exchange noted in its crypto market report that if you’ve been keeping… Read More

Bitcoin Surpasses $36K Mark after SkyBridge Capital Announces $310M BTC Investment, JPMorgan Predicts $146K Long-Term Price

Bitcoin (BTC), the leading digital currency, continues to set all-time highs while the US dollar keeps falling (but still remains the world’s most dominant global currency). Notably, Bitcoin is now being supported by even more Wall Street giants. The OKCoin team has noted: “We’ve said… Read More

Bitcoin Sets Another All-Time High of $28,500+ as SkyBridge Capital CEO Says We Could See Major Correction Soon

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship digital currency, has hit yet another all-time high of over $28,500 as  Blackrock, the largest asset manager, seeks a Bitcoin and Blockchain lead. But a report from OKCoin asks whether BTC is due for a correction, which was a question many… Read More

Digital Asset Exchanges Coinbase and OKCoin to Suspend XRP Trading and Deposits following Recent SEC Action

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase announced on December 29, 2020, that it will be suspending XRP trading beginning on January 19, 2021. The leading digital asset exchange confirmed that “in light of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent action against Ripple Labs,… Read More

Accredited Investors and Institutions have Established Bitcoin’s Place in the Global Portfolio, According to OKCoin CEO

Hong Fang, CEO at digital asset exchange OKCoin, has published an end of year memo in which she noted that it may seem “odd” to feel thankful for 2020. She pointed out that in January 2020, almost nobody could have foreseen or predicted how this… Read More

Blockchain Firm Chainalysis and Digital Asset Exchange OKCoin Express Concerns Regarding FinCEN’s New Crypto Rules

This past Friday, the US Department of the Treasury published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to the Federal Register that may require financial institutions and cryptocurrency-related firms to submit updated reports, maintain records, and accurately verify the identity of customers in relation to transfers… Read More

DeFi Tokens Take it Relatively Slow as Bitcoin Surges to $23,800, Prominent Investor Says Ethereum May Eventually Surpass BTC Market Cap: Report

Decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens took it “relatively slow” this past week when compared to Bitcoin (BTC) while crypto and blockchain industry developments strengthened Ethereum’s (ETH) support, according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that DeFi tokens are still lagging behind BTC… Read More

Ethereum Gaining Interest as Institutional Asset Class as Decentralized Finance Gets Boost with Bitcoin focused DeFi Platform: Report

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, and major decentralized finance (DeFi) assets have dropped during the past week. However, DeFi-related infrastructure is getting a boost from Bitcoin (BTC), according to a report from OKCoin. During the last week, top DeFi platforms such as… Read More

Ethereum Might have taken Permanent Lead Versus Bitcoin in 2020 in Terms of Economic Value Transferred on its Rails: Report

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Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways as some crypto analysts have warned that the digital asset’s price may become unpredictable in the short-term, according to a new report from OKCoin. The digital currency exchange confirmed that Bitcoin continues to gain institutional support. BTC’s recent price… Read More

Recent Cryptocurrency Price Action Shows “Clear Signs” that Many Retail and Institutional Investors are Entering the Market: Report

The Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto bull market continues to rally as BTC receives even more Wall Street attention while former Fed Chair Janet Yellen is announced as incoming Treasury Secretary. According to a report from OKCoin, Bitcoin has done it again: on Monday morning (November… Read More

DeFi Tokens, Altcoins Underperformed as Bitcoin (BTC) Pushed to $19,500, while Ethereum 2.0 Launch Set for December 1: Report

Ahead of the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 upgrade, ETH has been experiencing “significant momentum,” according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that during the past week, the Ethereum price surged 30% to a high of over $600, but it has corrected sharply… 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

DeFi Tokens Aave and YFI Continue to Rally as Institutional Investors back Decentralized Finance Intiatives: Report

Analysts are still quite bullish on decentralized finance (DeFi) as increased capital flows indicate that the market is “primed to move higher,” according to a report from OKCoin. Following Bitcoin’s (BTC) ascent to around $18,700, major DeFi tokens have continued to surge as well. OKCoin’s… 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

DeFi Tokens AAVE and YFI Surge More than 100% From Recent Lows: Report

After experiencing a strong correction earlier this month, leading decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens have been able to recover strongly, OKCoin reports. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange notes that DeFi tokens crashed in late-October 2020 and were performing poorly earlier this month as investors appeared 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

Ethereum Ecosystem Gets Boost with New ETH2 Updates, as DeFi Tokens Dropped 75% from All-Time Highs During Past Week

The Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) price continued to increase this past week. Bitcoin had been trading above the $15,500 mark, however, its price has now dropped to around $15,000 at the time of writing. Ethereum is also down over 5% during the past 24… Read More

Bitcoin Might Be Consolidating between $13k to $14k as BTC Miners Earn Twice As Much in Fees As Ethereum Miners: Report

Bitcoin (BTC) fundamentals continue to remain strong, however, uncertainty in the crypto and traditional financial markets due to the US elections appear to have positioned BTC in “a consolidation phase,” according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that the Bitcoin price… Read More

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