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Decentralized exchanges saw $56 billion in monthly volumes for July

Decentralized exchanges saw $56 billion in monthly volumes for July

advertisement Decentralized exchanges saw $56.47 billion in volume during the month of July, representing another monthly decline. According to The Block’s Data Dashboard, 65% of the monthly volume figure was derived from Uniswap v2 and v3 — $10.6 billion and $26.57 billion, respectively. SushiSwap and Curve posted $6.07 billion and $5.13 billion in monthly volumes, …

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How Antonio Juliano plans to make DeFi platform dYdX ‘one of the biggest crypto exchanges, period’

How Antonio Juliano plans to make DeFi platform dYdX ‘one of the biggest crypto exchanges, period’

Quick Take dYdX has just raised $65 million in a round led by Paradigm. The derivatives exchange launched a new Layer 2 solution earlier this year in the hope of making the platform less costly to use. Founder Juliano now wants to take on the likes of Binance, Huobi and FTX. This feature story is …

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Two VanEck crypto ETNs to list on Dutch and French stock exchanges on June 1

Two VanEck crypto ETNs to list on Dutch and French stock exchanges on June 1

While the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deliberates the potential approval of VanEck’s bitcoin and ether exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the company is moving forward with two exchange-traded products (ETPs) abroad.  On June 1, VanEck will list its Vectors Bitcoin exchange-traded note (ETN) and Vectors Ethereum ETN on the Dutch and French portions of Euronext, the company …

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Legitimate volume on spot crypto exchanges fell to $125.8 billion in October

Spot trading volumes on legitimate crypto exchanges hit $1.58 trillion in April

Data collected by The Block Research shows that spot trading volumes on legitimate exchanges hit a new all-time high for April. As noted by The Block’s Lars Hoffmann, the exchanges listed below saw a collective $1.58 trillion in spot trade volume last month. The $1.58 trillion figure represents a 49% increase compared to March’s $1.06 …

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Nic Carter on what 2021 might bring for Bitcoin, crypto exchanges and more

Nic Carter on what 2021 might bring for Bitcoin, crypto exchanges and more

Nic Carter is a co-founder of Coinmetrics.io and a partner at Castle Island Ventures. It’s December, so it’s the season of comfy sweaters, eggnog (or gluhwein if you’re European), and wild predictions about what the following year will bring. I’ve got a few of these under my belt already, so let’s check in on those …

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Swiss Digital Asset Bank Sygnum Launches Blockchain Alternative to Stock Exchanges

Swiss Digital Asset Bank Sygnum Launches Blockchain Alternative to Stock Exchanges

Sygnum, a digital asset finance firm with a Swiss banking license, has launched what it says is a blockchain-based alternative to listing shares on a stock exchange. On Thursday, the company announced an “end-to-end tokenization solution,” comprising of both a primary market issuance platform called Desygnate, and SygnEx, a secondary market trading venue. The solution …

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Legitimate volume on spot crypto exchanges fell to $125.8 billion in October

Legitimate volume on spot crypto exchanges fell to $125.8 billion in October

Cryptocurrency trading volumes decreased by 25.8% in October, according to The Block’s volume index for spot exchanges. October’s legitimate volume figure came in at $125.8 billion compared to $169.5 billion for the month of September. As previously reported, volume on decentralized exchanges fell during October as well. Those volumes declined to $18.46 billion from September’s $24 …

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U.S. crypto exchanges have a plan for the travel rule. Now they just have to get along

U.S. crypto exchanges have a plan for the travel rule. Now they just have to get along

Quick Take A working group of 25 U.S.-based exchanges released a white paper this week outlining their platform to comply with FATF’s travel rule. The group includes some of the most prominent exchanges stateside, suggesting that the plan has legs. Now, the group has to develop a governance structure. This feature story is available to …

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First Mover: Bitcoins Hit Exchanges as Bloomberg Touts Crypto and DeFi Hedge Fund Seeks $50M

First Mover: Bitcoins Hit Exchanges as Bloomberg Touts Crypto and DeFi Hedge Fund Seeks $50M

The upcoming U.S. presidential election has become one of the most contentious in history, fraught with searing divisions over everything from the economy to race to the continued health of democracy itself.   So it’s not surprising that Wall Street options traders are now pricing in expectations of elevated market volatility around the November election. Analysts for the …

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