Since the summer of 2020, decentralized exchanges (DEX) have been all the rage and in 2021 developers and investors continue to flock to the sector due to the ease of listing and buying into new projects. While the method has proved fruitful for many projects, the price performance for iExec RLC (RLC), a blockchain-based decentralized
What can you say about Dogecoin that hasn’t been said before? How about this: Elon Musk’s tweets aren’t the only thing that let the DOGE out. This week, right in the middle of the retail trading frenzy that has turned everyone’s favorite cartoon puppy into a rabid bull-doge, Cointelegraph Markets Pro subscribers had the opportunity
In the coming months, Crypto.com’s blockchain will let projects built on Ethereum transfer over to its ecosystem via Ethereum Virtual Machine, or EVM, compatibility. The company also unveiled a related fund to bolster interested projects. According to a Friday public statement from the company provided to Cointelegraph, the EVM feature goes live on the Crypto.org
Goldman Sachs has started offering its clients access to Bitcoin (BTC) trading through non-deliverable forwards, according to Bloomberg Law. Max Minton, Goldman’s Asia-Pacific head of digital assets, said that “institutional demand continues to grow significantly in this space.” Even Citigroup plans to introduce crypto-related services due to the increasing demand from asset managers and hedge funds.
This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. Will DOGEmania ever stop? Dogecoin has officially flipped Bitcoin in a few categories here in China, with DOGE trading volume on leading Chinese
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) burst back into the market capitalization top 10 rankings on Thursday after a 36% overnight surge compounded 68% growth for the week. The per coin valuation of BCH climbed from $1,068 to $1,462 in under 24 hours leading into May 6, adding to a notable increase from its weekly low in the
They were only two seemingly innocuous words: “investment alternatives.” But when applied to Bitcoin — the seminal cryptocurrency — by an official from the People’s Bank of China in a recent panel discussion, they reverberated like a firecracker. “A remarkable step for BTC,” Lennix Lai, director of financial markets at OKEx, calls the statement. Michael
Within the past 24 hours, we have seen Dogecoin (DOGE) jump ahead and grow over 30% in price. With DOGE climbing the crypto ladder at a rapid pace, in the early hours of Tuesday, the coin price reached a new milestone and crossed the $0.50 barrier. The value of Dogecoin was $0.389421 and reached $0.541900
Nonfungible tokens were one of the hottest sectors of the cryptocurrency market from the start of the year until March but as is the nature of the crypto sector, NFTs cooled off significantly in April as the hype died down and high fees on the Ethereum (ETH) network hampered the ability of buyers and sellers
On April 30, a virtual benefit co-hosted by American TV star Jimmy Kimmel and NASA engineer-turned-YouTuber Mark Rober raised over $3 million in donations to support NEXT for AUTISM, a charity dedicated to addressing the needs of people with autism and their families across the United States. The interactive livestream featured a wide range of
Tether (USDT), the world’s largest stablecoin, just reached a market capitalization of $50 billion at the end of April 2021. A definitive sign that the cryptocurrency bull market is warming up, the Tether supply has grown by more than a factor of 10 over the last 12 months. Calculating the breakdown, that roughly accounts for
Ether (ETH) price has rallied more than 200% in 2021, resulting in a massive $337 billion market capitalization. This impressive figure pushed the value of the Ethereum network ahead of the total market cap of major companies like Procter & Gamble’s ($326 billion) and PayPal’s $308 billion. The market cap figure is achieved by multiplying
As Ether (ETH) made a $2,800 all-time on April 29, so did its futures open interest. The $8.5 billion figure marks a 52% monthly increase and shows robust trading activity behind the meteoric price rise. Some analysts might dismiss Ether derivatives, considering CME’s future has $355 million in open interest compared to Bitcoin’s $2.4 billion.
Moore Cayman, a Cayman Islands-based accounting network, has again affirmed that Tether Holdings Limited’s USDT stablecoin tokens are fully backed by its reserves. In the latest report, signed on March 31 and released Thursday, Moore Cayman confirmed that Tether’s consolidated assets exceeded its liabilities. “In our opinion, the [Consolidated Reserves Report] by the management of
Smart contract platform Fantom (FTM) was subject to a 52% price increase leading into Thursday morning following the successful implementation of a new network upgrade. Dubbed “Go-Opera”, the latest upgrade to Fantom introduces a range of technical changes which, according to a recent explainer by the Fantom Foundation, makes the network faster, more efficient and
As the Ethereum (ETH) network progresses along the slow and steady path toward Eth2 and the full transition to proof of stake, layer-2 solutions have arisen as the best solution to the current challenges associated with high gas fees and network congestion. One L2 solution that has emerged as a top choice for DeFi projects