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Bitcoin Tops $50K, Ether, Other Altcoins Rise

Bitcoin Tops $50K, Ether, Other Altcoins Rise

According to Singapore-based crypto trading firm QCP Capital, bitcoin’s average funding rate, or the cost of holding long positions in the perpetual futures listed on exchanges popular among Chinese traders, including Huobi, OKEx and Bybit, recovered from negative territory much more slowly than the funding rate on other major exchanges such as Deribit. (Exchanges calculate …

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ETH price tops $2,000 for the first time to hit new all-time high

ETH price tops $2,000 for the first time to hit new all-time high

The price of Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency on the Ethereum network, has set new record highs.  The second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is now changing hands at $2,003 on Coinbase Pro as of writing, after topping the $2,000 level for the first time around 3:45 UTC on Saturday. The price rally of ETH …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Bitcoin is making gains Friday while ether options traders on the Deribit exchange love $400 strikes. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,050 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 1.4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $10,834-$11,111 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading …

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Compound Tops MakerDAO, Now Has the Most Value Staked in DeFi

Compound Tops MakerDAO, Now Has the Most Value Staked in DeFi

Compound overtook MakerDAO Saturday as the decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol with the most value locked. As of June 20, Compound has $484 million in cryptocurrency locked, while MakerDAO has $481 million, according to DeFi Pulse. The COMP token is trading at $220.25 as of this writing, according to CoinGecko. It’s all time high price has …

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