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A 300 Bitcoin Sell-Order on Binance Drops Price by $100, Sparking Liquidity Fears
8 months ago

A 300 Bitcoin Sell-Order on Binance Drops Price by $100, Sparking Liquidity Fears

A small bitcoin sell order placed on Binance failed to garner favorable bids from buyers, leading to an unexpected price drop of circa $100. First noted

Central Bankers Say Bitcoin and Crypto Innovators Are Shaking Up Payments Industry, Tokenization Offers Benefits: Report
8 months ago

Central Bankers Say Bitcoin and Crypto Innovators Are Shaking Up Payments Industry, Tokenization Offers Benefits: Report

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), an international financial institution owned by 62 central banks that acts as a bank for central banks, has released its latest quarterly report which takes a look at several trends in digital s...

Lloyd’s New Insurance Offering Covers Crypto Held in Hot Wallets
8 months ago

Lloyd’s New Insurance Offering Covers Crypto Held in Hot Wallets

Lloydâ??s now provides a new type of liability insurance policy aimed to cover losses fo cryptocurrencies stolen from hot wallets.

Lloyd’s Backs New Crypto Hot Wallet Insurance Scheme From Coincover
8 months ago

Lloyd’s Backs New Crypto Hot Wallet Insurance Scheme From Coincover

The UK insurance giant is underwriting a new policy protecting against theft of cryptocurrency held in online hot wallets.

Central Bank Digital Currencies and Tokenization Examined in New BIS Report
8 months ago

Central Bank Digital Currencies and Tokenization Examined in New BIS Report

The BIS has released its quarterly report for Q1 2020, which details insights on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

OTC Sales are Equally Damaging to XRP Price As Sell-Off by Ripple, Data Shows
8 months ago

OTC Sales are Equally Damaging to XRP Price As Sell-Off by Ripple, Data Shows

In a recent interview with the Financial Times, Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse acknowledged the selling of XRP makes the company profitable. "We would not

MoneyGram Declared $11.3 Million Ripple Cash Injection as Revenue
8 months ago

MoneyGram Declared $11.3 Million Ripple Cash Injection as Revenue

MoneyGram has reclassified $11.3 million in â??Ripple market development feesâ? from revenue to contra expenses.

Ripple Locks Up 90% of Latest XRP Escrow Release
8 months ago

Ripple Locks Up 90% of Latest XRP Escrow Release

Ripple continues to follow its policy of holding back most XRP tokens from its escrow account. This time, 90% of tokens were returned to the locked

Coin Race: Tezos & Kyber Network Win February, Bitcoin Suffers Unusual Loss
8 months ago

Coin Race: Tezos & Kyber Network Win February, Bitcoin Suffers Unusual Loss

After a stellar start of the year, bitcoin and altcoins have let off the gas pedal and undergone a correction which began in the middle of February. As a result, the last month of winter was a bit of a mixed bag for all coins.

Crypto Exchange Huobi’s DeFi-Focused Blockchain Released in Public Beta
8 months ago

Crypto Exchange Huobi’s DeFi-Focused Blockchain Released in Public Beta

The exchange is eyeing use cases for its tech across areas such as tokenized asset issuance, payments, identity verification and lending.

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits New All-Time High as Miners Shun Price Drop
8 months ago

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits New All-Time High as Miners Shun Price Drop

A further leap in hash rate suggests that miners are as confident as ever about the potential that Bitcoin offers long term.

Bahamas Races Ahead With Its ‘Sand Dollar’  Digital Currency
8 months ago

Bahamas Races Ahead With Its ‘Sand Dollar’ Digital Currency

Forget about China. The Bahamas is racing ahead with its central bank digital currency (CBDC) the Sand Dollar, already on two major islands.

Bitcoin Jumps Alongside Gold on Fiscal Stimulus Sentiment
8 months ago

Bitcoin Jumps Alongside Gold on Fiscal Stimulus Sentiment

Rival assets bitcoin and gold jumped hand-in-hand on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on central banks stimulating economies via new stimulus

Ripple Would Be Unprofitable Without XRP Sales, CEO Admits
8 months ago

Ripple Would Be Unprofitable Without XRP Sales, CEO Admits

California-based fintech company Ripple would not have been where it is today without the monthly selling from its massive holding of XRP tokens, an admission from its CEO suggests.

Bitcoin Rallies After Biggest Weekly Drop Since November
8 months ago

Bitcoin Rallies After Biggest Weekly Drop Since November

Bitcoin is flashing green on Monday, having suffered a double-digit price drop last week.

Bitcoin whale: crypto bear market could last for a few more years
8 months ago

Bitcoin whale: crypto bear market could last for a few more years

Bitcoin is on the decline after an explosive two months. After seeing a drop of $61 billion, the crypto market may face years of bear market, warns a whale.

Ripple Friendly SBI Chief in Talks About Launching an STO Exchange
8 months ago

Ripple Friendly SBI Chief in Talks About Launching an STO Exchange

The CEO of SBI, one of Japanâ??s biggest financial companies has spoken of his intention to co-launch a securities token offering (STO) exchange platform within the current financial year.

Bitcoin Analysis for 2020-03-02 [Premium Analysis]
8 months ago

Bitcoin Analysis for 2020-03-02 [Premium Analysis]

Bitcoin has reached an area that could initiate a reversal. The current daily candlestick suggests that a reversal is near.

Is Coinbase Another Step Closer to Opening in Japan?
8 months ago

Is Coinbase Another Step Closer to Opening in Japan?

American exchange giant Coinbase has become a second-tier member of the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), the only officially recognized self-regulatory body of Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges.

Bitcoin Price Avoids $8.2K to Mirror Stock-to-Flow Creator’s Forecast
8 months ago

Bitcoin Price Avoids $8.2K to Mirror Stock-to-Flow Creator’s Forecast

Despite 11% weekly losses, a prediction made by PlanB last month is still holding true, with the outlook for March already improving, he says.

Coinbase Joins Japan’s Self-Regulatory Organization for Crypto Firms
8 months ago

Coinbase Joins Japan’s Self-Regulatory Organization for Crypto Firms

The exchange's membership of Japan's self-regulatory organization for cryptocurrency firms indicates Coinbase still plans to launch services in the nation.

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