Indian central bank clarifies regulations as local banks shun crypto

Banks like HDFC and the State Bank of India reportedly cautioned customers against crypto, citing the RBI’s quashed crypto circular. India’s central bank has issued an official notice regarding the fact that local banks are reportedly cautioning customers against using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC).

2 Bitcoin price indicators suggest BTC has not bottomed yet

Traders are using various strategies to determine whether Bitcoin’s price has bottomed, but on-chain activity and derivatives data hint that the situation remains precarious. There is currently 2.2 million Bitcoin(BTC) active over the past 30 days, and this is significantly higher than levels seen before October 2020.

0x launches DEX liquidity API on Polygon

0x has released a Polygon version API for its decentralized exchange (DEX) liquidity aggregator, opening up the 0x API tool to the expanding Polygon market. The DEX liquidity bridge service announced the move via a release issued on Monday, marking another milestone for the burgeoning decentralized finance (DeFi) scene on Polygon.

RavenX (RX) charity token donates over $1M to Binance Charity

RavenX is the first-ever completely transparent charity token that donates 2% of every transaction directly to the Binance Charity wallet and has reached $1 million in donations within the first month of launch. Currently trading on PancakeSwap and WhiteBIT, RavenX utilizes smart contract technology on the Binance Smart Chain to provide an innovative investment opportunity tied to philanthropy. 

Chinese traders turn to OTC desks amid regulatory crackdown

While exact volume data is hard to ascertain as Chinese OTC transactions are peer-to-peer and use third-party payment platforms, the exchange rate between China’s yuan and popular stable coin Tether (USDT) is seen as a key gauge of local crypto market sentiment — with demand for USDT increasing during market downturns.

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New Cryptocurrency Bill Advances to Senate in Brazil

A new cryptocurrency bill was approved by the Chamber of Deputies of the Brazilian Congress last week, and is now awaiting review by the Senate for approval. The project, if ...
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USDC Sees Native Launch on Avalanche

USDC, the second leading stablecoin by market cap, has been launched on the Avalanche blockchain as a native token. Previously, users wanting to get USDC in Avalanche had to bridge ...
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Crypto Lender Nexo Launches NFT Lending Desk, Loans up to 20% for Popular NFTs

On December 16, the blockchain-based lending platform Nexo announced the firm has launched a non-fungible token (NFT) lending desk. While the company offered crypto-backed loans using tokens like bitcoin and ...
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Adidas Reveals the Originals NFT Collection With Punks Comics, Gmoney, Bored Apes

On Thursday, the German multinational corporation Adidas announced the launch of the company’s first Adidas Originals NFT collection. The Adidas Originals NFT drop is in partnership with the Bored Ape ...
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Lending Platform Ledn Launching Bitcoin-Backed Mortgage Product, Raises $70 Million

Global digital asset savings and credit platform Ledn has announced the upcoming launch of a bitcoin-backed mortgage product, calling it “the first product of its kind to hit the market.” ...
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