Gemini opens crypto purchases to Google Pay and Apple Pay
Gemini, a New York-based crypto exchange, has announced that Gemini users around the world can now crypto purchases via Apple Pay and Google Pay. A New York trust company regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS), Gemini currently ranks as the 16th largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, with an average daily trading volume of $474 million.
VeChain Holds Its Ground Against The Bears to Reach $1
VeChain (VET) has been moving sideways in the daily chart while major cryptocurrencies bleed out in the lower and higher timeframes. In the weekly and monthly chart, VET has an impressive 11.4% and 140% respectively trending opposite to the general market sentiment. Anonymous trader VeChain Justin shared the chart below via Twitter to show VET is on a bullish trajectory.
Top Three Defi Lenders on Ethereum Hold Record $25 Billion in Deposits
The big three of Aave, Compound, and MakerDAO collectively had a record Q1. Lending deposits on the three biggest Ethereum Defi platforms hit a record high in the first quarter of 2021. Roughly 53% of the loans came from Compound, compared to 30% from MakerDAO and 17% from Aave.
World’s First Cardano and Stellar ETPs To Launch on Swiss Stock Exchange
Switzerland-based 21Shares AG (formerly known as “Amun AG”), which is considered one of the pioneers in issuing crypto exchange-traded products (ETPs), has announced that it will soon be launching the world’s first $ADA and $XLM ETPs on the Swiss stock exchange (aka SIX Swiss Exchange).