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Genesis reports a downtrend in Bitcoin demand as institutions move on to Ethereum, DeFi

Genesis reports downtrend in BTC demand as institutions prefer ETH, DeFi

‘Tis the season of releasing earnings reports, and the third-quarter growth has not so well for some companies directly engaged in cryptocurrencies. This has been largely thanks to the wild price fluctuations Bitcoin has experienced lately. For instance, Microstrategy, the world’s biggest corporate holder of Bitcoin, witnessed paper losses from holding the digital asset on …

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Genesis' Lending Rebounds in 2Q; Firm Acknowledges Unsecured Loans

Genesis’ Lending Rebounds in 2Q; Firm Acknowledges Unsecured Loans

Genesis Capital’s lending portfolio rapidly recovered in the second quarter after a sharp decline that resulted from the mid-March bitcoin (BTC) sell-off.  The cryptocurrency lender’s book of active trading loans increased 118% from the end of the first quarter to $1.4 billion at mid-year, the firm disclosed Tuesday. The blistering pace of growth was likely …

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Genesis CEO Details 'Black Thursday' Chaos in Q1 Lending Report

Genesis CEO Details ‘Black Thursday’ Chaos in Q1 Lending Report

Genesis, a trading firm that also lends to institutional cryptocurrency investors, has provided a behind-the-scenes look at how staffers scrambled to meet client demands as the spread of coronavirus sent bitcoin prices swooning last month.  As described in its latest quarterly lending report on Thursday, the peak of the drama came on March 12, when …

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