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Trump Pushes Federal Reserve For Negative Interest Rates, Bitcoin's Anti-Inflation Mechanism Shines

Trump Pushes Federal Reserve For Negative Interest Rates, Bitcoin's Anti-Inflation Mechanism Shines

The potential for negative interest rates on the US dollar highlights the strength of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, which have anti-inflationary mechanisms built-in.

Federal Reserve Holds 0% Interest Rates until 2023, Targets Over 2% Inflation—BTC Price Breaks $11,000

Federal Reserve Holds 0% Interest Rates until 2023, Targets Over 2% Inflation—BTC Price Breaks $11,000

Bitcoin price spikes as Federal Reserve officials of FOMC said they will hold US interest rates close to zero and will continue to push inflation above 2% by 2023.

Federal Reserve Backs Ethereum Powered AMERIBOR as a Viable Replacement in Setting Interest Rates

Federal Reserve Backs Ethereum Powered AMERIBOR as a Viable Replacement in Setting Interest Rates

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell backs the replacement of LIBOR with AMERIBOR. AMERIBOR is an Ethereum based lending protocol that is aimed at removing the inadequacies of the LIBOR index.

Global Supply Chain Financing: A New Era of Resilience and Diversification

Global Supply Chain Financing: A New Era of Resilience and Diversification

Citi's 2024 report on supply chain financing highlights a shift towards resilience and diversification in global trade, emphasizing technological innovations and the adoption of the China Plus One strategy.

Crypto Whales Taking Wait-and-See Approach

Crypto Whales Taking Wait-and-See Approach

Based on hiked interest rates and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, crypto whales have shown signs of caution, given that their transaction volumes have been dwindling.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Responds to US Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Decision

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Responds to US Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Decision

HKMA addresses stability amid Fed's unchanged interest rates.

HKMA Reports Decrease in Composite Interest Rate for May 2024

HKMA Reports Decrease in Composite Interest Rate for May 2024

Hong Kong Monetary Authority announces a 4 basis point decrease in the composite interest rate for May 2024, reflecting lower weighted funding costs.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Reports Slight Increase in Composite Interest Rate for June 2024

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Reports Slight Increase in Composite Interest Rate for June 2024

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced a minor rise in the composite interest rate to 2.62% at the end of June 2024, reflecting higher deposit costs.

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Steady, Bitcoin Responds with Significant Fluctuations

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Steady, Bitcoin Responds with Significant Fluctuations

Federal Reserve officials has agreed to keep interest rates unchanged following 10 consecutive hikes. However, the Federal Reserve hinted that they may consider a rate hike next month if the economy and inflation don't show further signs of cooling down.

US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates since 2018: Implications for Crypto

US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates since 2018: Implications for Crypto

The United States Federal Reserve has raised its interest rates by 25 basis points, the first time in about three years it will be making such a move since Dec. 2018. The implications for crypto is considered.

BankProv Stops Offering Loans Secured by Crypto Mining Rigs

BankProv Stops Offering Loans Secured by Crypto Mining Rigs

BankProv said in an SEC filing that it would no longer lend against crypto mining machines.

Bitcoin Holds Steady at $20,000 Level as The Fed Hikes Rates as Expected

Bitcoin Holds Steady at $20,000 Level as The Fed Hikes Rates as Expected

The Federal Reserve enacted the 4th consecutive 75 basis point rate hike on Wednesday. Bitcoin reacted.

European Central Bank Hikes Interest Rates in Surprise Move, Bitcoin Remains Steady

European Central Bank Hikes Interest Rates in Surprise Move, Bitcoin Remains Steady

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday increased its benchmark rate from -0.5% to 0%. Crypto market remains steady, Bitcoin stands firm above $23K level during the Asia trading section.

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates with a 75-Bp Increase, Bitcoin Remains Bearish

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates with a 75-Bp Increase, Bitcoin Remains Bearish

US Federal Reserve has once again raised key interest rates by 75 basis points in an effort to normalize its monetary policies. Crypto markets have reacted following the announcements.

BlockFi to Raise Interest Rates on Crypto Deposits, despite Encounter Bear Market

BlockFi to Raise Interest Rates on Crypto Deposits, despite Encounter Bear Market

BlockFi has revised upwards interest rates on cryptocurrency deposits with effect from 1st July. Also, FTX is in discussions to acquire a stake in BlockFi.

Bitcoin Price Holds Firm Around $19,000 Amid Institutional Adoption Surge

Bitcoin Price Holds Firm Around $19,000 Amid Institutional Adoption Surge

Institutional adoption appears to be a crucial driver for holding Bitcoin prices steady.

Litecoin Foundation Partners with Cred to Let Crypto Holders Earn Interest

Litecoin Foundation Partners with Cred to Let Crypto Holders Earn Interest

Litecoin Foundation has announced a partnership with Cred to begin offering interest on Litecoin held as collateral. Cred customers can freeze their coins with Cred and earn up to 10% annual interest on their digital assets.

Bexplus Launches Up to 30% Interest Wallet, 100% Bonus Activity

Bexplus Launches Up to 30% Interest Wallet, 100% Bonus Activity

With Bitcoin retake $19,000, the crypto market has gone wild. While the recovery of the global economy is stalled, the crypto market has seen large influxes of capital and investors. By the end of November, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrency has surpassed $500 billion.

Top Banks in South Korea Select CenterPrime And Chainlink To Bring FX Rates Data to DeFi

Top Banks in South Korea Select CenterPrime And Chainlink To Bring FX Rates Data to DeFi

Top banks in South Korea have selected Chainlink and CenterPrime to bring a blockchain-enabled decentralized finance solution for foreign exchange rates.

Central Bank Digital Currencies Unmasked by Dr. Alicia Garcia-Herrero at Natixis

Central Bank Digital Currencies Unmasked by Dr. Alicia Garcia-Herrero at Natixis

Blockchain.News has been delighted to reach out to Garcia-Herrero for her to share some thoughts on central bank digital currencies around the world. Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have increasingly sparked interest in recent years. With the notion of China’s central bank, People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announcing its plan to issue its digital currency (DCEP) and Facebook’s Libra stablecoin emergence, the world has been paying more attention to CBDCs.

Coinbase Wallet Takes a Step Further by Letting Users Earn Interest with New DeFi Integration

Coinbase Wallet Takes a Step Further by Letting Users Earn Interest with New DeFi Integration

Coinbase’s mobile app Coinbase Wallet has previously enabled the access of decentralized applications, Dapps, the crypto giant has taken one step further in the decentralized world. Coinbase has recently announced that the integration of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications will be made available directly via the Coinbase Wallet on both iOS and Android.

Goldman Sachs and Citigroup Perform the First Equity Swap on Blockchain

Goldman Sachs and Citigroup Perform the First Equity Swap on Blockchain

Traditional equity swaps have to be continuously updated for multiple variables. These include different interest rates, end-of-day market prices, and corporate actions like stock splits and dividend payments. Financial institutions need to hire many people to verify the process until the swap completion, which in some rare cases, could take months.

May 25: Negative Rates Eating the World (but not Crypto)

May 25: Negative Rates Eating the World (but not Crypto)

Like Chinese ADRs in the US, it's a sea of red for crypto with Bitcoin down more than 5% in the past 48 hours as it fails to hold above 9k & 8.8k where stops got triggered. No news or catalyst but the lack of bulls to follow through was evident through the volume, and perhaps over this long weekend that the usual buyers haven't been able to pile onto their longs.

Jul 30 Trading Analysis: The Running of the BTC Bulls

Jul 30 Trading Analysis: The Running of the BTC Bulls

- BTC trading resiliently around the $11k mark with open interest across global exchanges hitting $5 billion, a level not seen since February this year. - Overnight, no surprises from the U.S. Fed who left interest rates near zero and vowed to use all its tools to support the recovery from an economic downturn that Chair Powell called the most severe “in our lifetime.” - Trade strategy: Think we have got some momentum going as rotation from DeFi and precious metals investors as well as even day traders from the U.S. (think Robhinhood).

Crypto Interest in Asia is Brewing, Showing Long-Term Optimism in the Market

Crypto Interest in Asia is Brewing, Showing Long-Term Optimism in the Market

Crypto analyst Joseph Young has disclosed that Asia is showing considerable interest in the crypto market.

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