Cryptocurrency

On Thursday, crypto derivatives platform dYdX, which is currently built on Ethereum layer 2, announced that it would be moving to a standalone blockchain based on the Cosmos SDK and Tendermint proof-of-stake consensus for its v4 update. The firm cites the Cosmos blockchain’s decentralization and performance as reasons for being a “best fit” for building
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Bitcoin (BTC) saw continued strength on June 21 as Wall Street trading opened with a trip to near $21,500. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Analyst eyes diminishing BTC stocks correlation Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it reached $21,633 on Bitstamp, its best performance since June 16. The largest cryptocurrency
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Layer-2 scaling solution Synthetix recently collaborated with liquidity provider Curve Finance to create Curve pools for sETH/ETH, sBTC/BTC, & sUSD/3CRV, allowing investors to cheaply convert synths such as sETH to Ether (ETH). Given the investors’ willingness to hold tokens instead of synths, the protocol racked up over $1.02 million in trading fees — overshadowing Bitcoin’s
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On Tuesday, Romania’s National Institute for Research and Development In Informatics, also known as ICI Bucharest (ICI), announced that it would be building an institutional nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, marketplace and a decentralized Domain Name System. Both services will be built on the Elrond (EGLD) blockchain, which is known for its ability to speed up
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The ongoing crisis of Celsius’s native token has nothing to do with the stablecoin provider Tether and will not impact its USDT reserves, according to the company. Tether issued a statement on Monday regarding the major cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius halting withdrawals due to its rumored liquidity crisis. According to the statement, Tether’s lending activity with Celsius
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Financial and technical information platform Bloomberg has vastly expanded its coverage of crypto markets after a decision to include data on the top 50 crypto assets to the Bloomberg Terminal. Product manager for cryptocurrencies at Bloomberg Alex Wenham suggested that as “the global institutional investor” community’s interest in digital assets continues to grow, they will
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