BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, DOT, DOGE, AVAX, SHIB

Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins sold off along with global equity markets and crude oil on Nov. 26. The markets were roiled on news of a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa that is worrying scientists due to its large number of mutations in the spike protein. The sharp fall has resulted in cross-crypto liquidations of over $750 million over the 24-hour period but the funding rates across exchanges remain elevated. This suggests that the selling may not be over yet. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin’s…

BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, SOL, DOGE, DOT, UNI, LINK

Bitcoin (BTC) finally broke above the $50,500 resistance and Ether (ETH) has risen above the $4,000 mark. This suggests that there is growing interest in cryptocurrencies and several legacy finance companies are initiating steps to tap into this increasing demand. One of the world’s largest independent asset managers, Franklin Templeton, has posted fresh job applications for medium to senior-level positions in crypto trading and research, according to Linkedin job postings. Meanwhile, in Japan, financial conglomerate SBI Holdings is planning to set up one of the first crypto funds in the…

XRP price chart ‘bull flag’ puts the next bullish target at $1.50

XRP price edged higher on Sep. 2 as traders assessed Ripple Labs gaining an edge over the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in an ongoing courtroom battle. The XRP/USD exchange rate surged by up to 4.74% to reach $1.296 for the first time since Aug. 23. The pair’s climb appeared alongside a spike in trading volume on the four-hour chart, confirming traders’ intent to support the upside move in the coming sessions. XRP has grounded higher this week reflecting a similar bullish move in other top digital assets. CrediBULL…

BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, DOGE, SOL, DOT, UNI, LUNA

There is an old proverb which says that history does not always repeat, but it tends to rhyme. If that holds true for Bitcoin (BTC), then a strong up-move may not happen in the month of September.  Bybit data shows that since 2013, Bitcoin has closed September in the red for six years and has managed a positive monthly close only on two occasions. The best performance was in 2016 when Bitcoin rose 6.04%. Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 However, September’s poor historical performance has not stopped small and large…

Ripple files motion to expose XRP holdings of SEC employees

Ripple has filed a motion to compel the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, to disclose its internal cryptocurrency trading policies as part of the ongoing legal battle with the securities regulator. James Filan, an attorney closely following the SEC’s case against Ripple, shared a new motion document seeking to bring clarity whether the SEC permitted its own employees to trade XRP, which, as per the regulator’s allegations, is an unregistered security. Filed on Aug. 27 on behalf of several defendants, including Ripple Labs, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse,…

BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, DOGE, DOT, SOL, UNI, LUNA

Asset managers and companies currently hold over 6% of Bitcoin’s (BTC) circulating supply, according to Buy Bitcoin Worldwide. A breakdown of the data shows Bitcoin fund issuers and asset managers hold about 4% of Bitcoin’s supply, public companies account for nearly 1% and private companies own roughly 0.83% of the cryptocurrency’s supply.  It’s clear that institutional investors have continued to add crypto to their portfolios and Adam Proctor, the managing director for billionaire Simon Nixon’s investment firm Seek Ventures, said the company plans to increase “allocation to crypto” as they…