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Bitcoin Price Surges While the British Pound Falls During Brexit Fiasco

Bitcoin Price Surges While the British Pound Falls During Brexit Fiasco

Bitcoin’s price shot up above $10,000, and other major cryptocurrencies have also seen gains. The turmoil surrounding the possibility of a no-deal Brexit has led to the fall of the British Pound.

CertiK Announces the Completion of British Pound Backed Stablecoin on Binance

CertiK Announces the Completion of British Pound Backed Stablecoin on Binance

According to the Exchangers representative, the token was going to be referred to as Binance GBP and was going to be fully backed by British pounds reserves. He also stated that in the nearest future more fiat currency backed stablecoins would be introduced on the platform

OKX Launches Compound v3 (Arbitrum) USDC Earn Product

OKX Launches Compound v3 (Arbitrum) USDC Earn Product

OKX introduces Compound v3 (Arbitrum) USDC Earn product, offering users on-chain rewards starting July 3, 2024.

Maker (MKR), Compound (COMP), and Aave (AAVE) Price Analysis – March 11,2021

Maker (MKR), Compound (COMP), and Aave (AAVE) Price Analysis – March 11,2021

Maker, Compound, and Aave have dropped in value in the past 24 hours, with a decrease of 3.35%, 3,75%, and 6.34% respectively.

DeFi Remains One of The Biggest Losers in H1

DeFi Remains One of The Biggest Losers in H1

The crypto winter is almost wearing off based on several indices, and looking back to the outlook in H1, the ecosystem of DeFi can be tagged as one of the biggest losing sectors in the industry.

Economic Affairs Committee Unsure UK Needs Retail CBDC

Economic Affairs Committee Unsure UK Needs Retail CBDC

The United Kingdom’s Economic Affairs Committee has shared its views on the proposed plans by the country to launch a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or digital Pound.

DeFi Lending Protocol Compound Launched its Compound III Version

DeFi Lending Protocol Compound Launched its Compound III Version

Defi lending protocol Compound announced that Compound III (V3)was officially launched on the Ethereum mainnet.

British Lawmakers Sense Risks Over Use of Digital Pound

British Lawmakers Sense Risks Over Use of Digital Pound

As talks about the release of a digital pound by 2025 are yet to happen, British lawmakers are already doubtful that their use could harm financial stability, raise the cost of credit and erode privacy.

DeFi Token Price Analysis: COMP, SNX, and UNI

DeFi Token Price Analysis: COMP, SNX, and UNI

This week in crypto, a DeFi Token Price analysis of COMP, SNX and UNI taking into account the prediction of technical indicators and the overall crypto market.

Altcoin Watch: Top 3 Tokens to Watch This Week XRP, ALGO, and COMP

Altcoin Watch: Top 3 Tokens to Watch This Week XRP, ALGO, and COMP

With the general regressive pathway of major digital assets, here are some of the altcoins to watch this week.

DeFi Keeps Surging with Decentralized Finance’s Total Locked in Value at over $9 Billion

DeFi Keeps Surging with Decentralized Finance’s Total Locked in Value at over $9 Billion

DeFi's value keeps surging with Decentralized Finance’s locked in value now at over $9 Billion

Compound Founder's New Venture Superstate To Bridge Traditional and Blockchain Finance

Compound Founder's New Venture Superstate To Bridge Traditional and Blockchain Finance

Compound's Founder and CEO, Robert Leshner, has announced the launch of a new venture, Superstate (@superstatefunds). "Superstate's mission is to create regulated financial products that bridge traditional markets & blockchain ecosystems," said Leshner, signaling a significant shift in the financial industry.

UK lacks expertise for central bank digital currency

UK lacks expertise for central bank digital currency

UK is unlikely to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as the Bank of England lacks the necessary technical skills, according to Jon Cunliffe, the deputy governor. The BoE plans to partner with the private sector to test a digital pound in a simulated environment, with the aim of gaining the required expertise to develop a working prototype.

Radiant Capital Suffers $4.5M Flash Loan Attack

Radiant Capital Suffers $4.5M Flash Loan Attack

Radiant Capital was hit by a $4.5M flash loan attack due to a known codebase rounding issue, leading to a temporary pause in their Arbitrum market operations.

Aave Surpasses $1.7 Billion TVL Taking Number One Spot From Maker and Compound

Aave Surpasses $1.7 Billion TVL Taking Number One Spot From Maker and Compound

Aave is taking the open finance sector by storm reaching number one on the Defi Pulse rankings, beating Maker and Compound.

Robinhood Rolls Out Tokens Offerings, Adding SOL, SHIB, MATIC & COMP

Robinhood Rolls Out Tokens Offerings, Adding SOL, SHIB, MATIC & COMP

To meet customer requests for a broader selection of cryptocurrencies, American financial services company Robinhood has listed Shiba Inu, Solana, Polygon and Compound.

UK Advancing Towards a Digital Pound: Exploring CBDC Feasibility

UK Advancing Towards a Digital Pound: Exploring CBDC Feasibility

The UK's Bank of England (BoE) and HM Treasury are advancing into the second phase of exploring the feasibility of a digital pound, also known as "Britcoin." A final decision is yet to be made, with a focus on user privacy and coexistence with cash.

Celsius Makes More Repayments and Withdrawal: Sources

Celsius Makes More Repayments and Withdrawal: Sources

According to tracker Etherscan, Celsius repaid $78.1 million worth of USDC stablecoin to Aave and $35 million worth of stablecoin DAI on the platform Compound.

Compound Treasury Launches Borrowing for Institutions

Compound Treasury Launches Borrowing for Institutions

Institutions will now be able to borrow loans from Compound Treasury using Bitcoin, Ether, and supported ERC20 tokens as collateral.

Tether to Launch GBPT in July, Pegged to British Pound Sterling

Tether to Launch GBPT in July, Pegged to British Pound Sterling

Stablecoin issuer Tether Operations Limited (“Tether”) has announced plans to launch Tether tokens (GBPT) pegged to the British Pound Sterling in early July.

Facebook’s Libra Encouraged to Exclude the Chinese Yuan Being Tied to the Stablecoin

Facebook’s Libra Encouraged to Exclude the Chinese Yuan Being Tied to the Stablecoin

While Facebook is facing regulatory approvals for its Libra project, Facebook told US senators that the initial group of currencies that Libra will be likely backed by the US dollar, Euro, Yen, British Pound, and the Singapore dollar.

Visa Applies for Blockchain-Based Digital Currency Patent to Potentially Remove Physical Currency

Visa Applies for Blockchain-Based Digital Currency Patent to Potentially Remove Physical Currency

Visa has filed a patent application to create a blockchain-based digital currency on a centralized computer, according to a publication by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent was originally filed in November 2019, and was described as “Digital Fiat Currency.” The US dollar was mentioned as one of the fiat currencies to be used potentially, although the patent could also apply to other central bank digital currencies including the pound, yen, and the euro.

Facebook Considers Fiat-pegged Stablecoins for Libra

Facebook Considers Fiat-pegged Stablecoins for Libra

Despite facing constant criticism, Libra continues to stead on, with consideration of using Fiat – Pegged Stable coins for the project to replace its initial proposal of having a synthetic unit.

Wales Eyes Own Digital Currency for Speedy Business Transactions

Wales Eyes Own Digital Currency for Speedy Business Transactions

Wales has set its eyes on creating a complementary digital currency. It has been speculated that it could enhance the nation’s economy by approximately £250m in the next ten years.

Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Bearish on Cash Says Central Banks Drive Economy

Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Bearish on Cash Says Central Banks Drive Economy

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio, the Founder and CIO of Bridgewater Associates asserted that since the 2008 Financial Crisis, the behavior of central banks like the Federal Reserve demonstrates that capital markets are no longer free.

Fintech Startup Monerium Seeks to Issue E-Money on Algorand Blockchain

Fintech Startup Monerium Seeks to Issue E-Money on Algorand Blockchain

The role of e-money is on the rise and continues to challenge bank deposits and cash. The recent partnership between Fintech Firm Monerium and Algorand Blockchain company presents a whole picture of the relevance of e-money as a more convenient means of payments and financial transactions.

China Leads Pan-Asian Digital Currency Project to Compete with Facebook's Libra

China Leads Pan-Asian Digital Currency Project to Compete with Facebook's Libra

Led by China, four Asian countries are in the early stages of developing a joint digital currency. The currency will help keep the Dollar and Libra in check

Ziglu Mobile Banking App Makes Cryptocurrency Easy for Everyone

Ziglu Mobile Banking App Makes Cryptocurrency Easy for Everyone

Ziglu, the first UK regulated cryptocurrency bank, has launched its platform app after successfully completing its testing phase.

Facebook Moving Further Away From Libra, But Considering its Own Digital Token System

Facebook Moving Further Away From Libra, But Considering its Own Digital Token System

Facebook is now considering developing a system of digital tokens, pegged to different government-issued currencies including the US dollar and the euro. The new plan will still include Libra, although Libra Association, separately, will continue its work on the stablecoin pegged to a basket of global currencies.

Five Myths People Have About Cryptocurrencies Debunked

Five Myths People Have About Cryptocurrencies Debunked

Cryptocurrency has now been in the market for a decade, and its introduction enabled it to join the ranks of fiat currencies as a potential means of payment. However, the majority of consumers still hold wrong beliefs about cryptocurrencies. This explains the reason for the low adoption of cryptos.

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