Indonesia Payments digitalisation among 2023 economic growth plans

A new report by the Bank of Indonesia highlights the country’s 2023 economic growth plan which will include the digitalization of payment systems and the creation of a Digital Rupee. This will... Read more »

Bitcoin 2022 bear market ‘usual’ despite key trend line loss — analyst

Bitcoin (BTC) spending an “unprecedented” period below a key moving average is a poor guide to the 2022 bear market. That was the opinion of analyst Superswell, who this week championed on-chain... Read more »

North Korean Lazarus Group Linked to New Cryptocurrency Hacking Scheme

The Lazarus group, a North Korean hacking organization previously linked to criminal activity, has been connected to a new attack scheme to breach systems and steal cryptocurrency from third parties. The campaign,... Read more »

Maple Finance severs ties with Orthogonal Trading over insolvency concerns

Institutional crypto lending protocol Maple Finance has moved to end all its business deals with Orthogonal Trading over concerns that the latter is “effectively insolvent.” Maple Financial lending partner Orthogonal Trading was... Read more »

Bitcoin price recovery possible after record realized losses and leverage flush out create a healthier market

Bitcoin (BTC) price is showing notable resilience at the $17,000 level, and according to data from Glassnode, a number of metrics that track the pace of selling and the on-chain behavior of... Read more »

Chinese Hangzhou Court calls for NFT regulation

China’s Hangzhou Court claimed that NFTs carry characteristics of property rights like value, scarcity, disposability, and readability, and therefore should be protected by the law. The Hangzhou Internet Court is a court... Read more »

BTC price levels to watch as Bitcoin holds $17K into the market open

Bitcoin (BTC) cooled volatility above $17,000 into the Dec. 5 Wall Street open as traders confirmed upside targets. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin traders warm to near-term upside Data... Read more »

US Lawmakers Say Any Digital Dollar Must Be Open, Permissionless, and Private

Nine U.S. lawmakers have raised concerns regarding the U.S. central bank digital currency project led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The lawmakers stressed: “Any U.S. CBDC must be open, permissionless,... Read more »

Margin trading vs. Futures: What are the differences?

Margin trading aims to amplify gains and allows experienced investors to potentially get them quickly. They may bring dramatic losses, too, if the trader doesn’t know how they work. When trading on... Read more »

Analyzing the current state of Ethereum, DeFi, stablecoins, NFTs post-FTX fallout

Price drawdown from ATH 2022 approaches year-end; it has been a historical year for all asset classes due to the rapid tightening of monetary policy worldwide and the strength of the U.S.... Read more »