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XRP to Resume Trading on Japanese Exchange, Ripple-SEC War Continues

XRP to Resume Trading on Japanese Exchange, Ripple-SEC War Continues

Ripple has scored a major coup in Japan – a nation where it is one of the most popular altcoins – with the e-commerce giant Rakuten’s exchange announcing that it will resume trading the XRP ...

Japan’s SBI to Merge Its Crypto Exchanges a Year After Rival Takeover

Japan’s SBI to Merge Its Crypto Exchanges a Year After Rival Takeover

The Japanese financial giant SBI is set to merge its crypto exchanges, TaoTao and SBI VC Trade – a move that will create a new Asian heavyweight exchange that could challenge market leaders ...

BIS Teases More CBDC Interoperability Progress in New Four-nation Pilot

BIS Teases More CBDC Interoperability Progress in New Four-nation Pilot

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is set to step up its central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot program in a cross-border initiative aimed at testing inter-central bank settlem...

FTT Reaches All-Time High, Today’s Top-Performing Exchange Token

FTT Reaches All-Time High, Today’s Top-Performing Exchange Token

Popular crypto derivatives exchange FTX’s own FTT token stood out as the clear winner among exchange tokens today, after a significant run-up over the past 24 hours that pushed it to a new a...

SEC Hits BitConnect Founders, Promoters with Fresh Fraud Wrap

SEC Hits BitConnect Founders, Promoters with Fresh Fraud Wrap

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has dredged up the ghost of the discredited crypto scam BitConnect, and will look to prosecute its alleged masterminds for selling fraudulent ...

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of August; DeFi Leads, Bitcoin Lags

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of August; DeFi Leads, Bitcoin Lags

August ended up as another great month for crypto investors, with nearly all of the top 100 coins by market capitalization in the green. The gains in August came despite the fact that bitco...

Chinese Banks Looking to Use Digital Yuan in Funds and Insurance Sector

Chinese Banks Looking to Use Digital Yuan in Funds and Insurance Sector

Some of China’s biggest commercial banks are looking to pilot digital yuan use cases for funds and insurance-related products – in a major move away from the core functions of the pilot thus...

Crypto Market Sentiment Fails to Stay in Positive Zone; USDC Wins Week

Crypto Market Sentiment Fails to Stay in Positive Zone; USDC Wins Week

Crypto market sentiment had managed to re-enter the positive zone last week - but did not manage to stay there. The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten maj...

AVAX Up, SUSHI Down: This Week’s 5 Best and Worst Performers

AVAX Up, SUSHI Down: This Week’s 5 Best and Worst Performers

After another eventful week in the crypto markets, during which we've seen major rallies as well as major drops, it’s time for a summary of what went well, and what went less well in ter...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Turn Red, SOL Rallies

Bitcoin and Ethereum Turn Red, SOL Rallies

Bitcoin price failed to stay above the USD 47,200 support zone, extended its decline, and tested the USD 46,500 zone. It is currently (04:00 UTC) trading in the red zone and it could continu...

Tether Frozen in Poly Hack Returned to Owners, Fuelling Centralization Debate

Tether Frozen in Poly Hack Returned to Owners, Fuelling Centralization Debate

The tether (USDT) that was frozen by its issuer Tether during the recent Poly Network hack have been returned to their rightful owners, Tether announced. However, this has raised concerns th...

Avalanche Drops After Rally, Today’s Weakest Performer in Top 100

Avalanche Drops After Rally, Today’s Weakest Performer in Top 100

The Avalanche network’s native token AVAX dropped sharply in a mostly red crypto market today, following a surge earlier this week fuelled by news that a liquidity mining incentive program h...

BNB Best Top 20 Performer Today, as UK Regulator Updates Binance Notice

BNB Best Top 20 Performer Today, as UK Regulator Updates Binance Notice

Binance coin (BNB) stands among the best performers today. This follows the UK’s financial regulator update that crypto exchange Binance has complied with “all aspects of the requirements” p...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Attempt Recovery, BNB Nears USD 500

Bitcoin and Ethereum Attempt Recovery, BNB Nears USD 500

Bitcoin price extended its decline below the USD 47,500 support zone. BTC tested USD 47,200 before it started a fresh upward move. It climbed above USD 48,500, but it is currently (04:00 UTC...

Monero Resists Selling Pressure Following Rally & Recent Atomic Swaps Launch

Monero Resists Selling Pressure Following Rally & Recent Atomic Swaps Launch

The popular privacy-focused cryptocurrency monero (XMR) stood out as one of the better performers in what is a vastly red crypto market today, it itself turning red as well. This correction ...

S Korean Presidential Campaign Team Member Jailed for Shilling Scamcoin

S Korean Presidential Campaign Team Member Jailed for Shilling Scamcoin

A former member of South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s 2017 electoral campaign team and a leading academic has been handed a two-year jail sentence for their part in a crypto scam that amas...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Stuck Below Resistance, LUNA Extends Rally

Bitcoin and Ethereum Stuck Below Resistance, LUNA Extends Rally

Bitcoin price started a downside correction from the USD 50,500 resistance. BTC declined below the USD 49,200 support level, but it remained well bid above USD 48,500. It is currently (11:45...

Crypto Market Sentiment Finally Re-Enters the Positive Zone

Crypto Market Sentiment Finally Re-Enters the Positive Zone

After weeks of inching towards it, crypto market sentiment has finally entered the positive zone once again. The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten major ...

Avalanche Best Weekly Performer in Top 100 as Incentive Program Kicks In

Avalanche Best Weekly Performer in Top 100 as Incentive Program Kicks In

The smart contract platform Avalanche’s native AVAX token once again surged higher today, following massive price gains last week boosted by the news that it is integrating with the major de...

Chat App Giant Line to Hand out its Link Crypto to E-pay Customers

Chat App Giant Line to Hand out its Link Crypto to E-pay Customers

The Japan-based chat app operator Line will offer customers handouts of its cryptoasset as a bonus when they make fiat payments using its e-pay platform. The new promotional drive comes six ...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Hold Gains, ADA, XRP and DOT Surge

Bitcoin and Ethereum Hold Gains, ADA, XRP and DOT Surge

Bitcoin price formed a base above USD 44,000 and started a fresh increase. BTC is back above USD 47,000 and it is currently (11:45 UTC) consolidating gains. To continue higher, the price mus...

Solana Slows After Rally, Users Fear First Project ‘Rug Pull’

Solana Slows After Rally, Users Fear First Project ‘Rug Pull’

The recently massive price rise of the Solana blockchain’s native token SOL took a breather on an otherwise green day for the crypto market, while news broke that a Solana-based decentralize...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Recover Losses, Cardano Rallies 15%

Bitcoin and Ethereum Recover Losses, Cardano Rallies 15%

Bitcoin price extended its decline, but the bulls were active near the USD 44,000 level. As a result, BTC started a fresh increase above the USD 45,500 and USD 46,500 resistance levels. It i...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Consolidate, AVAX and LUNA Shine

Bitcoin and Ethereum Consolidate, AVAX and LUNA Shine

Bitcoin price settled below the USD 45,000 support zone. BTC traded below USD 44,500 and it even spiked below USD 44,000. It is currently (11:45 UTC) consolidating losses and is facing resis...

Cardano Fuelled Again by Stablecoin and Smart Contract Progress

Cardano Fuelled Again by Stablecoin and Smart Contract Progress

Cardano’s native token ADA today resumed its price rally as work continues on the smart contract-enabling “Alonzo” upgrade, and a new paper is published that details the technical underpinni...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Struggle While Cardano Rallies Above USD 2

Bitcoin and Ethereum Struggle While Cardano Rallies Above USD 2

Bitcoin price started a downside correction below the USD 45,500 support. BTC even broke the USD 45,000 level and extended its decline. It is currently (04:00 UTC) trading well below USD 45,...

Binance Hires Ex-US Treasury Investigator to Head AML Operations

Binance Hires Ex-US Treasury Investigator to Head AML Operations

The crypto exchange giant Binance says that it has appointed a former American Treasury official as its new anti-money laundering (AML) enforcer – as the firm apparently moves to get on the ...

Cardano’s Rally Pauses as Smart Contract Launch is Re-confirmed

Cardano’s Rally Pauses as Smart Contract Launch is Re-confirmed

The run-up for Cardano’s native token ADA came to a halt today as the token corrected by 4.9% over the past 24 hours, after having soared more than 50% over the course of last week. The slig...

SEC Request for Slack Messages is 'Extraordinarily Burdensome', Says Ripple

SEC Request for Slack Messages is 'Extraordinarily Burdensome', Says Ripple

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) request for “terabytes” of Slack messages between Ripple employees is “extraordinarily burdensome and highly disproportionate,” argued Ripple ...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Dip While Polkadot and Solana Rally

Bitcoin and Ethereum Dip While Polkadot and Solana Rally

Bitcoin price made another attempt to surpass the USD 48k resistance. However, the bulls failed to gain strength, resulting in a drop below USD 47k. BTC even traded below USD 46,500 and it i...

Yield farming: Is it worth taking a chance on SUSHI, ALGO, SNX, CAKE now

Yield farming: Is it worth taking a chance on SUSHI, ALGO, SNX, CAKE now

34.5%, 33.2.6%, 20.79%, 20.3%: This is explicitly how the weekly returns of Synthetix, SuhshiSwap, Algorand and PancakeSwap looked like at press time. All the aforementioned tokens have a co...

Cardano v. other alts: This combination could fetch traders a higher RoI

Cardano v. other alts: This combination could fetch traders a higher RoI

Bitcoin has desperately been trying to climb above the $48k mark since 14 August, but has been unable to do so. In fact, the king coin was trading at $47.2k at the time of writing. Most of t...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Trade In Range, Altcoins Rally

Bitcoin and Ethereum Trade In Range, Altcoins Rally

Bitcoin price remained strong above the USD 46,500 support zone. BTC is currently (11:45 UTC) trading in a range below the USD 48,000 resistance and it could aim for more upsides. In the sta...

Solana traders need to understand this ‘shift in market structure’

Solana traders need to understand this ‘shift in market structure’

Solana is currently trending within the crypto community as well as on Twitter. It was up by 42% in the past 24 hours and hit an ATH of $63.43 as of press time. It could be said, that SOL is...

What’s the best-case scenario for Ethereum

What’s the best-case scenario for Ethereum

Ethereum has held a valuation above $3000 since August 7th. It is a strong indication of a bullish market and over the long-term, it should unfold as a turning point. Yet, every cycle needs ...

Solana Soars to All-Time High, Enters Top 10, as NFT Project Launches

Solana Soars to All-Time High, Enters Top 10, as NFT Project Launches

The price of SOL, the native token of the Solana smart contract platform, reached a new all-time high today, as a new non-fungible token (NFT) project launched on the blockchain - and per on...

Mark Cuban Says He Owns USD 494 of 'Strongest Community' Dogecoin

Mark Cuban Says He Owns USD 494 of 'Strongest Community' Dogecoin

American billionaire and enthusiastic dogecoin (DOGE) promoter Mark Cuban has revealed in a tweet that he owns USD 494 worth of DOGE - while at the same time calling the DOGE community “the ...

Is MATIC still a safe bet in the market

Is MATIC still a safe bet in the market

The exponential growth of the Polygon Network has not remained a secret in the cryptocurrency world. The Ethereum-scaling project formerly known as the Matic network carved its path in the e...

T-Mobile data breach: What’s the Bitcoin connection

T-Mobile data breach: What’s the Bitcoin connection

In an interesting turn of events, telecom giant T-Mobile is allegedly looking into a massive data breach that is said to involve personal data from more than a 100 million people. As per rec...

Crypto Market Sentiment Within Reach of Positive Zone

Crypto Market Sentiment Within Reach of Positive Zone

Crypto market sentiment has increased for the forth week in a row, arriving at a point just below the positive zone. The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for te...

What you need to know about XRP’s path to $2

What you need to know about XRP’s path to $2

When compared to the likes of Polkadot, Cardano and Ethereum, XRP’s utility has always been undermined. The token has, however, gained traction of late, thanks to its 56.4% weekly surge. XRP...

Cardano’s ‘potential for profit’ you need to know

Cardano’s ‘potential for profit’ you need to know

The season of altcoins is back and only a handful of them have kept the traders and market interested. One among these digital assets is Cardano. It has been striving to improve the network ...

Bitcoin Tests USD 48K, Ethereum Steadies While DOGE Rallies

Bitcoin Tests USD 48K, Ethereum Steadies While DOGE Rallies

Bitcoin price found support near USD 45,000 and started a fresh increase. BTC surpassed the USD 46,500 and 47,000 resistance levels and even spiked above USD 48,000. It is currently (04:00 U...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Regain Traction, Cardano Flips Tether

Bitcoin and Ethereum Regain Traction, Cardano Flips Tether

Bitcoin price found support near USD 43,800 and started a fresh increase. BTC surpassed the USD 45,500 and 46,000 resistance levels. It is currently (12:08 UTC) showing positive signs, but i...

Fan Tokens Spread to the Basketball Industry Too

Fan Tokens Spread to the Basketball Industry Too

Japan’s sports club token craze has spilled over from the world of football and has made its debut on the basketball court – with a Yokohama-based team releasing Japanese professional basket...

Messi Pockets Crypto in PSG Deal, Fan Token Payouts May ‘Incentivize’ Players

Messi Pockets Crypto in PSG Deal, Fan Token Payouts May ‘Incentivize’ Players

Lionel Messi, one of the world’s most famous footballers, has just become a crypto holder (if he hasn't been already) – as part of a bumper pay package to welcome him to his new club. Cr...

Upbit Gains Upper Hand in Legal Fight Against Delisted Altcoins Issuers

Upbit Gains Upper Hand in Legal Fight Against Delisted Altcoins Issuers

The market-leading South Korean crypto exchange Upbit has found itself involved in a series of legal struggles with the issuers of some of the tokens it delisted earlier this summer. As prev...

Poly Network Exploiter Starts Returning the Funds, Gives Back USD 1M

Poly Network Exploiter Starts Returning the Funds, Gives Back USD 1M

The hacker of the decentralized finance (DeFi) interoperability protocol Poly Network, that just lost over USD 600m, first asked the protocol for a multi-signature (multisig) wallet to retur...

Poly Network Got Robbed of More Than USD 600M

Poly Network Got Robbed of More Than USD 600M

Interoperability protocol Poly Network has confirmed that it has suffered a major exploit - losing at least USD 600.3m of its funds. The protocol announced that it got attacked on Binance Sm...

There’s a Crypto Angle to the Messi-PSG-Barca Saga as Fan Token Booms

There’s a Crypto Angle to the Messi-PSG-Barca Saga as Fan Token Booms

Football and crypto have become unlikely bedfellows all over the world, with club tokens now commonplace for top-level, second-tier and even grassroots teams everywhere. But a true litmus te...