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Link’s Trading Volume on Coinbase Surpasses That of Bitcoin

Link’s Trading Volume on Coinbase Surpasses That of Bitcoin

Chainlink’s link token, driven by the increased popularity of decentralized finance (DeFi), has surged past bitcoin, becoming the most traded cryptocurrency of the past 24 hours on Coinbase Pro, the biggest crypto exchange in the U.S.  Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and …

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Charting Ethereum’s five-year journey by the numbers

ETH trading volumes are rising faster than bitcoin volumes

Trading volumes of ether (ETH) — both spot and futures — are rising faster than bitcoin (BTC) volumes, according to The Block Research. It means traders are trading ETH relatively more compared to BTC. One of the main possible reasons for the shift is the recent decentralized finance (DeFi) boom. The Block’s Larry Cermak looked …

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Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil

Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Derivatives Trading in Brazil

The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) on Monday ordered cryptocurrency exchange Binance to immediately cease offering derivatives trading services in the country. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating …

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Balancer breaks $100m AUM as BAL begins trading on secondary markets

Balancer breaks $100m AUM as BAL begins trading on secondary markets

Quick Take Balancer, an n-dimensional automated market maker, has surpassed $100m in AUM Key performance indicators are up across the board as protocol token, BAL, trades at $1.4bn fully diluted market capitalization  Despite dramatic growth in liquidity inflows trade volumes remain relatively muted, raising questions around long-term capital efficiency This research piece is available to …

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Market Wrap: Crypto Mining Stock Hut 8 Jumps on Unusually High Trading Volume

Market Wrap: Crypto Mining Stock Hut 8 Jumps on Unusually High Trading Volume

Shares of cryptocurrency mining firm Hut 8 Mining Corp. (TSX:HUT) surged 32 percent with unusually high trading volume on the Toronto Stock Exchange Friday.  The huge, surprising bounce for the stock arrives after the firm warned earlier in April that coronavirus-related issues might hurt its business.  Like cryptocurrencies themselves, mining company stocks are prone to …

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New alliance launches to connect DeFi projects with Chicago crypto trading firms

New alliance launches to connect DeFi projects with Chicago crypto trading firms

A group of Chicago-based crypto trading shops is coming together to connect more closely with Open Finance (DeFi) projects. Volt Capital, Jump Trading, CMT Trading and DRW Trading launched today the Chicago DeFi Alliance (CDA. The organization, announced late Tuesday in a blog post, seeks to bring together the Chicago-based trading firms and DeFi projects from …

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Institution-Focused Crypto Trading Platform Reports 737% Revenue Increase in 2019

Institution-Focused Crypto Trading Platform Reports 737% Revenue Increase in 2019

Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed BC Group, the operator of institution-focused digital assets trading platform OSL, reported a 737% increase in revenue in 2019. On March 31, BC Group revealed that its OSL digital assets platform had been its largest 2019 earner, accounting for 44% of the Group’s revenues — up from just 6% in 2018. …

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