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Why More Institutional Investors Are Making Ether A Key Part Of Their Portfolios

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is on fire these days, consistently recording new all-time highs. The positive news from the European Investment Bank about issuing $121 Million worth of digital bonds on the Ethereum public blockchain was the missing spark to provoke a roaring demand fire. According to a recent report from Two…

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Ethereum Miners Strike Back in Bid to Retain PoW Mining Community

In a bid to save the Ethereum mining community, a group known as the Ethereum Genesys Foundation (EGF) successfully hard forked the chain to continue Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining. With the ETH 2.0 upgrade well underway, the switch to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) would render miners redundant. What’s more, miners claim they are slowly being phased out, even…

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BlockFi May Soon Reduce Interest Rates To 0 or Negative, Alternatives?

BlockFi – the centralized lending / borrowing service for crypto-assets particularly Bitcoin, recently lowered down it’s interest rate or Annual Percentage Yield (APY). The custodial service stated on it’s website that it’s because of the rising Bitcoin prices and falling demand for borrowing BTCs. It’s one of the services heavily promoted by many crypto-influencers, a…

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Ethereum Closing In on $2,800 As ETH 2.0 Deposit Contract Hit New ATH

On Thursday, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, Ethereum surged in an indomitable bull rally. At press time, the coin was trading at a new all-time high of $2,760, a 2.89% gain in the last 24 hours. ETH currently has a market cap of $320 billion. Asset Manager WisdomTree Lists Ethereum ETP The…

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TradeFi: EU Bank Offers Bonds On The Public Ethereum Network

In a major development for the world’s largest smart contracts platform, the European Investment Bank has sold 2Y $121M of digital bonds, issued over the public Ethereum network through Goldman Sachs International, Santander, and Societe Generale on Apr 28. This news gives grants major credibility to the Ethereum blockchain as the global settlement layer and…

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Visa Ready To Storm Crypto Space ‘In A Very Big Way’, But Is It Snubbing Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Top tier global payment platform, Visa, is set to make a grand entrance into the crypto space with the adoption of only the USD Coin (USDC) as a means of payment and transactions on its platform. The platform over a month ago, made the announcement opting to accept only the USDC as against high-value market-leading…

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Ethereum EIP1559 Burner Deployment Set For July 14, ETH Goes Deflationary

Ethereum core developer Tim Beiko announced on April 23 that the highly anticipated London hard-fork and the included EIP1559 will likely go live by July 14. The EIP1559 upgrade will burn ETH tokens, relative to the fees generated on the network and will likely cause the ETH token to become deflationary i.e reduce supply by…

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DeFi Breakthrough – Dharma Offers A US. Based Dollars To DeFi Bridge

Dharma – the service providing direct DeFi access from the bank accounts announced on April 20 that its service now allows U.S. residents in all 50 states to buy and use DeFi services, directly from their bank accounts. Dharma is calling it the Dollars to DeFi service. The users are able to deposit $25,000 per…